|Published||October 13, 2023|
|Location||Hunters Estate Dr, Fisher Haven, Knysna, South Africa|
A vacancy exists for a Nurse Manager based at Life Knysna Private Hospital, Knysna, reporting to Hospital Manager, Sifiso Mdluli.
The successful candidate will be responsible for managing, leading and coordinating the nursing function within the hospital in line with hospital and company strategic objectives of growth, quality and people.
Effective operational management of clinical outcomes
Ensure optimal functioning of nursing operations by establishing clinical care risks with Unit Managers, developing and implementing nursing care strategy and regular progress reviews with a multi-disciplinary team including driving compliance to LHC clinical standards.
Drive compliance and improvement of LHC & nursing quality metrics and quality accreditation systems to ensure the reduction of risks and a safe patient environment.
Lead, drive, and participate in various LHC and nursing quality initiatives and BOPs.
Effective financial management
Plan, prepare and monitor budget monthly, manage, together with relevant stakeholders, labour spend in line with budget, patient requirements and actual activities, RSRT environment and ensure continued focus on internal DSO.
Effective people management
Participate actively in Hospital management committee meetings.
Recruit, retain, motivate and develop staff according to LHC people policies and practices.
Degree/Diploma in Nursing
Post-graduate Clinical, Education and/or Management qualifications are advantageous
Current registration with the South African Nursing Council
Minimum of 5 years of proven leadership and management experience in healthcare (ideally private)
Demonstrated ability in the facilitation of change management
Basic understanding of labour legislation
Understanding of business principles and a commercial orientation
Computer proficiency (MS office)
Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
Verbal & written communication and presentation
Drive & Energy