Unit Manager – Theatre Ward – Bellville – Cape Town


Be operational as well as manage the administrative duties

Manage the Theatre Department

Liaise and communicate with Surgeons

Management of staff

Ensure adherence to policies and procedures at all times

Manage staff according to the Basic Conditions of Employment and the Disciplinary Code, staff planning and Recruitment and Selection of staff

Manage the day to day problem solving

Stock and equipment management including ordering of stock and equipment

Accurate billing of stock utilized

Training and development of Theatre staff

After hours cover as per a roster

Conduct regular inspections

Maintain infection control strategies and procedures of the hospital

Maintain health and safety principles

Maintain and apply the required discipline

Evaluation, intervention and resolution of patient complaints and queries

Prepare daily, weekly and monthly reports

Manage ad hoc projects as and when required




Registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse

Post Basic Diploma in Operating Theatre Technique

5 years Operational Experience in a Theatre Unit

Scrub experience in Cardiothoracic Neurosurgery and or Ophthalmology will be advantageous

Previous experience in a management position will be advantageous

Knowledge of the legislative and Occupational Health and Safety requirements

Valid Driver’s license and ability to travel

Afterhours availability – own transport

Work flextime

Excellent Leadership qualities and mentoring skills

Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills

The skill to manage nursing standards and in-service training

Maintain a professional image and character

Build sound working relationships with multidisciplinary team

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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