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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