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Nov 29, 2018

Nursing Standards Manager

  • Life Healthcare
  • Port Elizabeth
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Life St George's Hospital
Position
Nursing Standards Manager
Introduction
A vacancy exists for a Nursing Standards Manager, based at Life St Georges Hospital, reporting to Goonasoondrif (Vimla) Naidoo, Nursing Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for the motivation of the company’s nursing operations and training strategy in the prescribed streamlined, standardized risk-based manner as the line manager for the enabling team.

Critical Outputs
Effective management of integrated quality and business process standards

To consult with the Nurse Manager to ensure a clear understanding throughout the hospital to ensure general customer satisfaction
To ensure the correct interpretation and classification of the complaint management policy
Effective risk management practices in order to prevent routine action plans
Effective clinical management practices in order to obtain the best clinical outcomes
To manage stock and cost of sales to optimize cost saving opportunities
Effective management of all training programmes related to learners and qualified staff

Actively participate in the selection process of learners and clinical training specialists
Ensure effective utilization of a knowledgeable administrative resource for transactional work
To become an effective line manager for enabling team performance

Function as a direct second in charge and assist the Nurse Manager
To ensure effective, fair people management practices throughout the department
Set and manage performance targets
Effective relationship building with internal and external stakeholders

Promote and maintain productive, effective support to the Unit Managers
To effectively provide feedback regarding customer complaints
Market the image of the nurses and assist the team of doctors
Requirements
Degree or Diploma in Nursing
Management experience
Current registration with the South African Nursing Council
Leadership ability
Sound business acumen
Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage
Computer proficiency
Driver’s license and ability to travel
Competencies
Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
Resilience
Engaging diversity
Verbal & written communication and presentation
Influencing
Drive & energy
Excellence orientation
Ethical behaviour
Building relationships
Customer responsiveness
Organisational awareness
Leading my example
Motivating and developing people


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