Hospital Manager

at Life Chatsmed Garden Hospital
Published January 31, 2024
Expires March 5, 2024
Location Durban, South Africa
Category Management  
Job Type Full-Time  


A vacancy has arisen for a Hospital Manager at Life Chatsmed Garden Hospital, reporting to the Regional Manager Exec – Coast East.

The successful candidate will be responsible for meeting the needs of the internal and external customers through the execution of the Life Healthcare strategic and operational objectives in growth, quality & people by leading, managing and coordinating all hospital activities.

Critical Outputs
Effective management of marketing strategy (including growth) by:

Developing a marketing strategy for the hospital aligned to LHC business plan and marketing strategy and drive the marketing of the hospital by understanding, identifying and addressing the needs of the target market and local community including understanding competitor strategies
Ensuring the achievement of the hospital financial targets by:

Preparing and monitoring annual budgets with management in order to implement corrective actions as required
Planning and delivering Capex projects on time and within the specified budget
Managing of revenue, cost of sales, overheads, EBITDA and working capital
In all of the above identify trends, using root cause analysis, and implement remedial action where necessary through effective use of heads of department and enabling functions as required
Ensuring and driving optimal management of business governance to achieve sound business ethics, risk management and control with appropriate transparency and controls
Effective hospital operations management through:

Driving the optimal functioning of hospital operations, identifying and monitoring gaps and risks and implement corrective action accordingly
Maintaining quality patient care standards
Effective relationship management with doctors
Driving doctor attraction and retention and co-ordinating and participating, where applicable, in the optimal functioning of the Medical Advisory Committee
Effective quality systems management


Relevant business or healthcare degree essential (post graduate qualification advantageous)
Proven leadership and general business management experience (including financial management and business planning processes) within a healthcare environment or services industry
Knowledge of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role-players including understanding of relevant legislation
Basic understanding of or the ability to learn specialisation fields, terminology and medical equipment
Computer proficiency


Leading by example
Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
Engaging diversity
Influencing skills
Business insight
Drive and energy
Excellence orientation

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