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HOD Theatre

Umgungundlovu, KwaZulu-Natal 15 February

Uptime Recruitment

  • Description

  • A private hospital in the greater Pietermaritzburg area in KZN is looking for a Head of Department - Theatre

    Main Purpose of the Job:
    • To ensure that the Theatres are at all times efficiently managed and staffed conforming to all medic-legal aspects relative to the health care industry.
    • To ensure that the quality of services are provided to all participating Doctors, patients and staff.
    • All stocks are correctly recorded, received and appropriately stored into the theatres.
    • Ensure that all theatre equipment is in good state of repair and serviced at regular intervals.
    • Degree/Diploma: General Nursing Science with Midwifery
    • Post Basic Diploma in Nursing Management required (SANC Registered)
    • Post Basic Diploma in Operating Theatre Technique required (SANC Registered)

    Experience and competencies required:
    • Minimum of 5 (five) years nursing experience required
    • Minimum of 5 (five) years theatre experience in a private hospital
    • Previous HOD experience would be an added advantage
    • Proof of registration with the Nursing Council and proof of personal indemnity is required
    • Ability to maintain excellent standards and service levels
    • Customer service focus
    • Integrity and willing to work flexible hours
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (Ability to speak and write English) other languages would be an added advantage
    • Mature personality with abilities to assist with patients in a courteous and polite manner
    • To be punctual and reliable
    • To be able to work as part of a team and to assist where necessary
    • Managerial or supervisory qualities is recommended
    Duties and responsibilities:
    • Accountability and responsibility
    o Meeting all the required outputs as stipulated by the Job Guidelines
    o Ensuring that accurate stock counts are performed when required
    o Ensuring that stock is accounted for and equipment is maintained
    o Ensuring that all patient billing is performed accurately
    o Ensuring that on-going in-service education is performed in the ward
    o Theatre standby and willing to be called out on a rotational basis

    • Maintaining standards
    o Constantly monitoring the smooth running of theatres
    o Monitoring of all staffing requirements (Off-duties, leave and sick leave, standby roster, etc.)
    o Continual Doctor liaison and inter-departmental relationships
    o Application of policies for the operation within the Hospital Industry

    Salary is negotiable and benefits include allowances, medical aid and provident fund.
    Please reply with CV in MS Word, stating current salary and availability.

  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Years of experience: 5
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • HOD Theatre

  • Recruiter

    Uptime Recruitment

  • Province

    Umgungundlovu, KwaZulu-Natal

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary


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