South Africa

Unit Leader - MRC Mitchells Plain

Company National Renal Care - MRC Mitchells Plain
Reference # Unit Leader - MRC Mitchells Plain
Published 09/05/2022
Contract Type Permanent
Location Mitchells Plain, Western Cape, South Africa
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 seeks to recruit an ambitious, talented, goal driven and self-motivated
individual to fulfil the role of a Unit Leader.
Job Functions Administration,Clinical,Management,Medical,Nursing
Industries Admin, Office & Support,Healthcare,Management Consulting,Medical,Pharmaceutical / Medical / Healthcare / Hygiene
The Unit Leader will be responsible for coordinating improved quality nursing care by ensuring
compliance to professional and ethical practice. The incumbent will also be responsible for
monitoring and ensuring that nursing care and service delivery is implemented and practiced within
a multi-disciplinary quality assurance team. In accordance the incumbent will be accountable for
coordinating capacity building, mentoring and training.
Leading by example
Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
Team work
Influencing (negotiation)
Developing people
Verbal & written communication and presentation
Drive and energy
Excellence orientation (concern for high quality work)
Ethical Behaviour (Honesty)
Building relationships and customer responsiveness
Organisational awareness
Ensure growth of the business through marketing, communication and education of
stakeholders on an on - going basis.
Ensure that all financial policies and procedures are adhered to in the unit i.e. patient and
unit administration, CAPEX, equipment, budget planning, stock, waste, etc.
Ensure effective staff care by compliance to HR and payroll policies and procedures in
managing staff, staffing and related issues daily in the business.
Ensure and create a safe and conducive dialysis environment for NRC to render optimal
dialysis daily.
Ensure adherence to clinical policies and procedures and ensure that NRC’s quality
initiatives are utilised for all patients under your management.
Ensure efficient customer service by maintaining proactive and effective stakeholder and
interdepartmental relationships and communication in order to maintain optimal standards
of service delivery.
Ensure on - going education, training and development of yourself and unit staff in order
to provide the best dialysis service.
Ensure optimal patient care in line with NRC’s policies & procedures, best care practices
and quality initiatives.
Demonstrate the National Renal Care Values and Caring the NRC Way in all my
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Registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse/ Midwife or
Registration with HPCSA as a Clinical Technologist (Independent Practice)
Relevant qualification with a minimum of 5 Years post basic and proven leadership and/or
people management experience within healthcare (including clinical competence in renal)
Basic understand of labour legislation, financial and change management principles
Capacity to implement and maintain standards of health practice required from all
accredited bodies and appropriate health legislation.
Computer Proficiency (MS Office) essential.
Driver’s license and own transport a must.
Job Closing Date 16/05/2022
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