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Nursing Unit Manager

R 28.000,00 monthly City of Johannesburg, Gauteng 18 January

Resonance HR

  • Description

  • We are looking for a MALE or FEMALE Nursing UNIT MANAGER who will be responsible to promote the resident’s health and wellbeing by ensuring that the nursing care provided is of the highest standard and that the nursing service is rendered within the scope of practice for nursing staff. The holder of the post is responsible for his/her own actions within the framework of applicable legislation and statutory requirements.

    The holder of this post will have nursing staff comprising of:

    Registered Professional Nurses
    Staff Nurses
    Nursing Assistants
    Care Workers
    Hours worked: 80 Hours in a 14 day cycle.

    Educational Qualifications & Experience:

    Grade 12
    Professional Nurse / Registered with Nursing Council; with psychiatry and geriatric qualifications
    Driver's Licence
    Proof of continual professional learning/development
    5 Years Nursing Experience (as a registered sister in a professional setting)
    5 Years Managerial experience
    Beneficial: Experience working with dementia patients / Frail Care / Old age home.
    Duties, Responsibilities & Key Performance Areas include:

    Develops a daily management and long-term care plan
    Ensures that the basic nursing needs of the residents are met
    Collaborates with physicians and multi-disciplinary professional
    Liaises with residents and their families ensures that complaints are dealt with and the necessary adjustments are implemented.
    Participates in the screening process of new applicants & gives input in decisions relating to the room allocation.

    Attends the daily meetings to give feedback from the unit
    Directs, monitors and develops nursing staff to provide nursing care
    Compiles and monitors monthly work rosters for nursing staff
    Allocate nursing staff & addresses misconduct

    Policies & Guidelines:
    Maintains nursing operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing programs, operational and personnel policies and procedures.
    Enforcing adherence to nurses’ act requirements and to other governing regulations.

    Administration & Workload:
    Planning, Organisation & Administration of records & data, registers (in accordance to legislation & stat requirements) reports, statistics, business plans.
    Evaluation staff performance


    Monitors and controls the use of stock and equipment in the wards.
    Is co-responsible for strategic, functional, operational and short term planning of the service rendered.
    Is co-responsible for the implementation and evaluation of the programmes and projects.
    Accept co-responsibility for the marketing strategy.


    Effective bilingual, interpersonal and written communication skills. (Afrikaans. English speak, read & write)
    In depth knowledge of: medication, dispensing of medication and record keeping of medicines received and issued.
    Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
    Managerial skills
    Ability to complete tasks within allotted timeframes
    Creative, excellent observation skills, able to take initiative.
    Work within and cooperate with a multidisciplinary team
    Committed to best practices
    Able to do conflict management, able to deal with emotionally charged situations
    Able to delegate and administer workloads
    Monitor and evaluate work performance
    Able to prepare and present training
    Exceptional problem solving, prioritizing, and multitasking skills
    Strong Administrative skills
    Record keeping skill
    Willing to work within a Christian environment
    Willing to work after hours and be available for call-outs/consultations

  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Ocupational Certificate /N5
  • Years of experience: 5
  • Driver's license: B
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Nursing Unit Manager

  • Recruiter

    Resonance HR

  • Province

    City of Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    R 28.000,00 monthly

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