Unit Manager – Medical Ward – Mitchells Plain, Cape Town

Duties & Responsibilities include:
(But are not limited to)

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
A minimum 5 years’ experience as a Registered Nurse
A post graduate qualification will be advantageous
Experience in a shift leader / acting position will be advantageous
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

Please forward CVs to tracy@glass-house.co.za

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