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Unit Manager - Medical and Psychiatric Unit

Closing date: 26/05/2022  
Number of positions: 1 
Recruiter name: Edzisani Norman Nemalale  
Reference number: 21626  

Mediclinic Sandton | Bryanston, Johannesburg | 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


REQUIRED EDUCATION : Psychiatric Qualification

ESSENTIAL EDUCATION:   3 or 4-year Diploma or 4 year Degree in Nursing and a Psychiatric Qualification

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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Job Type:  Nursing

Job Segment: Infection Control, Patient Care, Employee Relations, Nurse Management, Risk Management, Healthcare, Human Resources, Finance

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