Unit Manager: Paediatrics Unit

Mediclinic - windhoek, namibia

10 days ago

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB

To lead a quality and safe patient care experience that meets the set clinical standards through the optimal management of human and organisational resources within a structured unit.

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS

Ensure safe patient care by meeting set clinical quality standards according to company policies and procedures

Manage and mitigate clinical risks in the unit

Lead and manage the staff in the unit

Manage the unit's operational and capital expenses according to financial and budget guidelines and ensure optimal utilization of resources

Manage and actively contribute to a positive patient experience in the hospital

Support the achievement of interdepartmental outcomes

Manage key stakeholder relations

REQUIRED EDUCATION

ESSENTIAL EDUCATION: 3 or 4-year Diploma or 4 year Degree in Nursing; Postgraduate qualification in the units specialist area (if relevant)

DESIRED EDUCATION: Nursing education qualification; Nursing management qualification

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

ESSENTIAL MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: At least 5 years professional nursing experience in a hospital; 2-3 years leadership experience in a hospital

DESIRED EXPERIENCE: Infection Prevention and Control; Clinical Facilitation

REQUIRED JOB SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Auditing and accreditation processes
  • Clinical risk management
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office)
  • Continuous improvement and quality assurance methodologies
  • Financial management
  • Healthcare industry
  • Human resource processes including employee relations
  • Infection prevention and control (IPC) principles and protocols
  • Management of staff productivity
  • Nursing functional knowledge
  • Patient complaint management
  • Relevant nursing legislation

All applicants will be considered, with the understanding that preference will be given in accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of Mediclinic Southern Africa, as well as internal applicants/employees that meet the minimum requirements.