Unit Manager – ICU Ward – Richards Bay – KwaZulu Natal



Strong quality patient care orientation in order to mitigate risks

BLS competent

Must be computer literate and have statistical abilities

Provide health education to parents and patients

Supervise and orientate junior staff members and students

Perform teaching rounds with junior staff members and students

High energy levels and tolerance for stress/pressure

Ability to render basic and advance nursing care without supervision

Delegate duties effectively

Manage staff in the unit in accordance with BCEA / HR Policies

Clinical competence

Good work management, planning and organizing skills

Problem analysis/solving skills and accurate record keeping

Adaptable and able to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team and independently

Strong leadership

Detail orientated especially with stock management

Liaison between, doctors, patients and personnel

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills at all levels

Ability to make critical clinical decisions

Work afterhours and weekends as operationally required




Current registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse

Post Basic Diploma or Equivalent in Critical Care General

Proven experience as a Shift Leader of Deputy Unit Manager in an ICU setting

Experience in the Cardiothoracic Specialty will be an advantage

A minimum 5 years’ experience in the relevant specialty

Excellent interpersonal, communication and administrative skills

Excellent Leadership qualities and mentoring skills

Accurate record keeping and the management of stock

Commitment to initiate and implement continuous improvement projects

Excellent MS Office computer skills, i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.

Knowledge of the Kronos System


Should you meet the above requirements, we urge you to please apply by forwarding your CV along with any supporting documents to tracy@glass-house.co.za

Contact will only be made with shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful


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