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DEPUTY NURSING SERVICES MANAGER - TOKAI - 369875
DEPUTY NURSING SERVICES MANAGER - TOKAI
Healthcare/ Pharmacies / Hospitals / Medical / Emergency Services
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
Cape Town, Western Cape
Assist the Nursing Services Manager with the development, implementation and evaluation of the nursing strategic plan and sub-unit strategic plan.
Deputise in the absence of the Nursing Services Manager.
Attend meetings as requested by the Nursing Services Manager.
Ensure the implementation and adherence to nursing standards and policies.
Assist with the selection and appointment of staff.
Implement and monitor the induction of employees.
Implement and monitor in-service training.
Monitor and manage staff absenteeism.
Implement a system for mentoring.
Define, evaluate and correct the job descriptions and the scope of practice of staff identified where necessary.
Ensure a positive working environment conducive to Continuous Professional Development.
Evaluation, JPM and provide guidance to Unit Managers.
Liaison between various departments in the multi-disciplinary team.
Commitment to change is built by the mobilisation of resources to implement agreed changes.
Monitor of staffing levels, based on the acuity levels in departments.
Manage client expectations according to the Melomed client services policies.
Weekly check of Unit Managers Schedule Drug audit report.
Analysis of all incident reports, root cause, interventions and outcomes.
Evaluate and manage all patients / visitor POS issues.
Evaluate infection control processes, interventions and outcomes.
Desired Experience & Qualification
Registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Professional Nurse.
Minimum 4 yearsâ€™ experience in the capacity of a Unit Manager.
Must have a Diploma and / or relevant qualifications in Nursing Admin.
A post basic quantification in ICU or Trauma will be an advantageous.
Must have excellent MS Office computer skills, i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel, Kronos, etc.
The ideal person will have willingness to assume job ownership, work independently and apply principles of continuous improvement.