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Unit Manager

Closing date: 15/10/2021  
Number of positions: 1 
Recruiter name: Thomas Roodt  
Reference number: 18177  

Mediclinic Brits | Brits | South Africa 


To lead a quality and safe patient care experience that meets the set clinical standards through the optimal management of human and organisational resources within a structured unit.


Ensure safe patient care by meeting set clinical quality standards according to company policies and procedures

Manage and mitigate clinical risks in the unit

Lead and manage the staff in the unit

Manage the unit's operational and capital expenses according to financial and budget guidelines and ensure optimal utilisation of resources

Manage and actively contribute to a positive patient experience in the hospital

Support the achievement of interdepartmental outcomes

Manage key stakeholder relations


ESSENTIAL EDUCATION:   3 or 4-year Diploma or 4 year Degree in Nursing; Postgraduate qualification in the unit’s specialist area (if relevant)

DESIRED EDUCATION:  Nursing education qualification; Nursing management  qualification


ESSENTIAL MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:  At least 5 years professional nursing experience in a hospital; 2-3 years leadership experience in a hospital

DESIRED EXPERIENCE:  Infection Prevention and Control; Clinical Facilitation


Auditing and accreditation processes
Clinical risk management
Computer literate (Microsoft Office)
Continuous improvement and quality assurance methodologies
Financial management
Healthcare industry
Human resource processes including employee relations
Infection prevention and control (IPC) principles and protocols
Management of staff productivity
Nursing functional knowledge
Patient complaint management
Relevant nursing legislation

All applicants will be considered, with the understanding that preference will be given in accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of Mediclinic Southern Africa, as well as internal applicants/employees that meet the minimum requirements.

It is a condition of employment that all Mediclinic employees based in Southern Africa are vaccinated against any dangerous or life threatening transmissible diseases. Currently applications for the advertised position will only be considered from applicants who have been at least partially vaccinated against Covid-19 by the time of their appointment with an understanding that full vaccination will be achieved within two (2) months after appointment date. 


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Shift Type:  Nursing

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