May 04, 2021

Deputy Unit Manager - ICU Ward

  • Glasshouse Recruiting
  • Cape Town, South Africa
Full time Health Care

Job Description


Strong quality patient care orientation in order to mitigate risks

BLS competent

Must be computer literate and have statistical abilities

Provide health education to parents and patients

Supervise and orientate junior staff members and students

Perform teaching rounds with junior staff members and students

High energy levels and tolerance for stress/pressure

Ability to render basic and advance nursing care without supervision

Delegate duties effectively

Manage staff in the unit in accordance with BCEA / HR Policies

Clinical competence

Good work management, planning and organizing skills

Problem analysis/solving skills and accurate record keeping

Adaptable and able to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team and independently

Strong leadership

Detail orientated especially with stock management

Liaison between, doctors, patients and personnel

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills at all levels

Ability to make critical clinical decisions

Work afterhours and weekends as operationally required


Current registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse

Professional Nursing Qualification

Diploma and / or relevant qualifications in Nursing Admin

A minimum 3 years’ experience in the relevant specialty

Excellent interpersonal, communication and administrative skills

Excellent Leadership qualities and mentoring skills

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 email

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