Africa Personnel Services (Pty) Ltd Rundu, Kavango, Namibia
Jan 08, 2020Permanent
Introduction As the Nurse Unit Manager, you will undertake direct patient care as required providing guidance and support to less experienced members of the nursing team. Specification Management of surgical equipment and instruments. Competent in the demonstration and assessment of all clinical procedures and management. Sound knowledge of stock management. The ability to identify, report, investigate and address near-misses and adverse events. Sound knowledge of the Scientific Nursing Process and Best Care Always bundles. A good understanding and application of the nursing scope of practice, knowledge of patient care and unit management. Good leadership abilities and role modeling. Good planning and organizing skills that contribute to meeting objectives. The ability to display sound judgment in problem-solving. The ability to adapt and respond to change. Builds and maintains relationships that facilitate the achievement of goals. Exhibits full responsibility for own work outputs and outputs of the team. Displays a concern for excellence that promotes meeting and exceeding standards. Responsible for continuous performance management, quality, and people management. Ensures goals are aligned with corporate strategy. Adheres to Patients' Rights at all times. Identifies risks and implements controls. Compiles and manages capital, operational and personnel budgets. Control of stock and equipment according to the Hospital`s policy. Identifies and addresses Continuous Professional Development (CPD) needs. Responsible for client relationship management to ensure that quality client service principles are maintained. Ensures a therapeutic and safe patient environment by maintaining health and safety standards and complying with infection prevention and control policies. Requirements • Registered with the Namibian Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse. Prior experience in a similar position will be an advantage or a minimum of 3 continuous years of ward management experience. • A qualification in Operating Theatre Nursing Science will be an advantage. Sound knowledge and application of relevant Theatre and CSSD policies and procedures.