Group Quality Assurance / Infection Prevention & Control Manager – Southern Suburbs, Cape 60 views

Job Overview


  • Current registration with SANC as a General Nurse
  • Post Basic Diploma or equivalent in Critical Care, Infection Control and Occupational Health
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational and problem-solving skills
  • Commitment to initiate and implement Quality Assurance improvement programmes in all the relevant portfolio’s
  • Working knowledge of all relevant legislative acts such as Environmental Management, OHS, Health Act and National Institute of Communicable Diseases
  • Working knowledge of International Best Practices and DOH Regulations
  • Proven work experience in Hospital Commissioning
  • Working knowledge of Quality Improvement Processes utilising PDSA cycles
  • Working knowledge of Infection Prevention & Control as well as surveillance & reporting of communicable diseases
  • Leadership qualities and mentoring skills
  • Excellent MS Office computer skills, i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel, Kronos, etc.


Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Ensure that all communication improving strategies are maintained and employees are informed of relevant matters in the different forums.
  • Incident management system through reporting, investigating, data analysis and factual approach to decision making
  • Assist and support management to ensure that the quality management walkabout programmes include non-compliance, improvement action plans and awareness/adherence to policies and work procedures
  • Comply with legislation & Bylaws relating to the portfolios
  • Chair the monthly OHS & Infection Control committee meetings
  • Investigation of all Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI)
  • Review infection control practices in the hospital and simplify and streamline processes
  • Waste management operational functions
  • Conduct and manage compliance of internal and external audits
  • Provide training needs in the abovementioned portfolios
  • Development of policies
  • Mitigate risks through prevention & continuous improvement program
  • Monitor and publish measurement statistics
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Unit 3 Sunningdale Suites
12 Wild Wood Close
Cape Town
+27 21 554 5309 / +27 21 200 6629

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