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Assistant Unit Leader - East London

Company National Renal Care
Reference # 2IC - East London
Published 07/04/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Introduction
National Renal Care has grown and evolved into the leading total kidney and disease management organisation in South Africa. NRC cares, not only for its patients but also for society and earth. National Renal Care situated in East London seeks to recruit an ambitious, talented, goal driven and self-motivated individual to fulfil the role of an Assistant Unit Leader.

NATIONAL RENAL CARE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The Company's approved Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to the Group’s Employment Equity strategy. National Renal Care actively supports the recruitment of people with disabilities.

Please note:

Please note that reference checks for applicants will be conducted with current and past employers and for internal applicants with the direct line manager/s. Employees are therefore encouraged to discuss internal job applications with their direct line manager to ensure that the line manager is aware of the application.

In the event of a candidate having any disability that may impair the individual’s ability to perform the job function, the candidate must kindly inform the employer so that an assessment for reasonable accommodation can be made.


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If your application is not successful, we retain your CV and other information provided for a period of 6 months after which it will be destroyed in a secure manner. If you object to your information being used in accordance with the aforementioned clauses, please indicate your objection and we will immediately destroy your personal information in a secure manner.


If you are not contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.


Job Functions Clinical,Nursing
Industries Healthcare
Specification
ROLE SUMMARY
The Assistant Unit Leader will focus on the delivery of quality competent nursing care. The incumbent will act as a clinical resource and leader in the Renal specialty, performing functions at an advanced level competently and consistently.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:
To provide optimal patient care as per the nursing scope of practice and NRC’s clinical care pathways.
To perform dialysis according to prescription in a safe manner and in accordance to NRC’s internal policies and procedures.
Ensure that all patient clinical records are maintained and updated in accordance with the deadlines, policies & procedures and the NRC standards.
Manage and maintain all medical equipment in accordance with NRC’s technical policies and procedures.
Ensure that all financial policies and procedures are followed in the unit i.e. confirmation, billing, private patients, stock, waste etc.
Ensure that your knowledge is constantly updated regarding Nephrology nursing in order to aid you in providing an optimal dialysis service and education and training to patients, new staff and patient’s families.
Ensure that all NRC quality initiative programs are utilised for the patients under your management.
Responsible for leading the shift and for the supervision of all subcategories on the floor on a daily basis and to perform the functions of the Unit Leader in his/ her absence.
Demonstrate the National Renal Care Values and Caring the NRC Way.
Requirements
A relevant nursing qualification (Diploma in General Nursing/ B Cur Degree) or equivalent NQF 7 qualification
Registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse/HPCSA
Proven Leadership abilities a prerequisite
Computer proficiency (MS Office)
A Minimum of 3 years’ renal experience
Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
Resilience
Team work
Drive and energy
Excellence orientation (concern for high quality work)
Ethical Behaviour (Honesty)
Building relationships and customer responsiveness
Organisational awareness

Job Closing Date 14/04/2021
   
   
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