National Renal Care: Unit Leader








Company National Renal Care
Reference # UL- Alberton
Published 02/06/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Alberton, Gauteng, 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 Alberton seeks to recruit an ambitious, talented, goal driven and self-motivated individual to fulfil the role of a 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. Reference checks for internal applicants will be conducted with the direct line manager/s. Employees are 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.

By applying for this position and providing us with your CV and other personal information, you are consenting to the information being used for the specific purpose for which it was provided, which is recruitment purposes and possible appointment purposes (should you be successful). Please note that your information will be processed for recruitment purposes only or for such purposes relating to assessing the establishment of an employment relationship with yourself, and this will be done in accordance with the applicable data protection and privacy legislation. We confirm that such information will not be used for any other purpose without obtaining your prior consent.

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,Management,Medical,Nursing
Industries Healthcare,Medical,Pharmaceutical / Medical / Healthcare / Hygiene
Specification
ROLE SUMMARY
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.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:

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 behaviour

Requirements
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.
Coaching
Caring
Building a Successful team
Respect for others & Diversity Management
Influencing others
Collaboration
Effective Communication
Adaptability
Good Judgement
Organisational Understanding
Developing others
Building Trust

Job Closing Date 09/06/2021