Netcare Umhlanga Hospital Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Mar 24, 2017Full time
Role title Unit Manager - Theatre Location Netcare uMhlanga Hospital Reporting structure Nursing Manager Closing date 7 April 2017 ROLE SUMMARY The Unit Manager is responsible for supervision and co-ordination of activities of personnel in the Theatre, ensuring adherence to procedure and schedules. Leads and direct the work of others and supervise the maintenance of equipment, supplies, staffing and training. KEY WORK OUTPUT AND ACCOUNTABILITIES · Maintaining and improving standards in the Operating Theatre Complex. · Manage all costs emanating from the department. · Co-ordinate/facilitate Doctor’s theatre list allocation. · Ensure correct billing, stock management and purchasing. · Identify quality improvement opportunities and ensure appropriate strategy and quality improvement initiatives are developed and measured. · Scheduling and time management of all Operating Theatre employees and support staff. · Investigate all negative incidents and ensure appropriate capturing on IMS. · Ensure compliance with protocols, policies and acts. · Promote health and wellbeing of patients and staff. · Ensure the Operating Theatre Complex is providing safe, cost effective quality patient care in line with the Clinical governance strategy and evidence based practice. · Applying all aspects related to Human Resources, including performance management and disciplinary procedures. · Equipment and instrumentation management and control. · Co-ordinate/facilitate IPC in the Operating Theatre Complex. SKILLS PROFILE EDUCATION · A relevant nursing qualification (Diploma in General Nursing / B Cur Degree) or equivalent NQF 7 qualification · Registered with SANC as a Registered Nurse · A post-basic qualification in Operating Room Nursing Science will be advantageous · Any managerial or relevant business education will be advantageous WORK EXPERIENCE · A minimum of 5 year’ experience within the Operating Theatre Complex. · Management experience within the relevant field will be advantageous KNOWLEDGE · Computer Literacy (Word & Excel) · Sound knowledge of the Budgetary Process MANAGERIAL/ SPECIALIST SKILLS Coaching Others* The capacity to recognise development areas in others and support them to facilitate personal development through coaching. Leading and Managing Change* The capacity to implement and support change initiatives and to provide leadership in times of uncertainty. Performance Development* The ability to evaluate and develop different levels of capacity within a team to achieve set objectives. Taking Action Capable of recognising the need for action, considering possible risks and taking responsibility for results. Decision Making Capable of making decisions timeously and taking responsibility for the consequences. Managing Self Capacity to plan, organise and control own work environment by setting appropriate priorities and achieving set objectives within a given time frame. Customer Focus and Service Delivery The capacity to identify and respond to the needs of *internal and external customers. *Internal and external customers include patients, doctors, colleagues, suppliers, visitors, vendors and any other person that requires a relationship Adapting and Responding to Change Capable of supporting and advocating change initiatives and managing own reaction to change. Continuous Improvement The capacity to improve systems and processes to facilitate continuous improvement. Personal Work Ethic Capacity to instil an ethic of quality and consistency in self and others. Building Relationships Capacity to establish constructive and effective relationships. Communication The capacity to clearly present information, either written or verbal. Teamwork Capacity to cooperate with others to work towards a common goal. Technical Knowledge The capacity to perform a technical function to required standards. VALUES AND BEHAVIOURS Netcare Values At Netcare, our core value is care. We care about the dignity of our patients and all members of the Netcare family. We care about the participation of our people and our partners in everything we do. We care about truth in all our actions. We are passionate about quality care and professional excellence. · Care - The basis of our business. The professional, ethical patient care and services we offer at every level of the organisation. · Truth - The crucial element in building relationships that work. Open communication with honesty and integrity is essential. · Dignity - An acknowledgement of the uniqueness of individuals. A commitment to care with the qualities of respect and understanding. · Passion - The creative, passionate and innovative drive to do things better than before. To develop and implement successful healthcare solutions for all. · Participation - The willingness and desire to work in productive and creative partnerships with others and the commitment to communicate. The Netcare Way Netcare is committed to providing quality care. Our basic service standard holds us accountable for the below five behaviours which you will be accountable to uphold: · I always greet everyone to show my respect. · I always wear my name badge to show my identity. · I am always well groomed to show my dignity. · I always seek consent to show my compassion. · I always say thank you to show my appreciation. APPLICATION PROCESS NETCARE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The Company's approved Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to the Group’s Employment Equity strategy. Netcare actively supports the recruitment of people with disabilities. Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are requested to e-mail a detailed CV to firstname.lastname@example.org . Please note: · Please note that reference checks for internal applicants will be conducted with the current and past Netcare direct line managers of the applicant and the relevant Netcare HR Managers. Employees are therefore encouraged to discuss internal job applications with their direct line manager to ensure that the line manager is aware of the application. · In the event of a candidate having any disability that may impair the individual’s ability to perform the job function, the candidate must kindly inform the employer so that an assessment for reasonable accommodation can be made. · By applying for this position and providing us with your CV and other personal information, you are consenting to the information being used for the specific purpose for which it was provided, which is recruitment purposes and possible appointment purposes (should you be successful). Please note that your information will be processed for recruitment purposes only or for such purposes relating to assessing the establishment of an employment relationship with yourself, and this will be done in accordance with the applicable data protection and privacy legislation. We confirm that such information will not be used for any other purpose without obtaining your prior consent. · If your application is not successful, we retain your CV and other information provided for a period of 6 months after which it will be destroyed in a secure manner. If you object to your information being used in accordance with the aforementioned clauses, please indicate your objection and we will immediately destroy your personal information in a secure manner.