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 Mitchells Plain seeks to recruit an ambitious, talented, goal driven and self-motivated individual to fulfill the role of an Assistant Unit Leader.
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.
Job Title: Assistant Unit Leader
Location: Mitchells Plain, Western Cape, South Africa
Reference: # A1100500001
Contract Type Permanent
Salary: Market Related
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.
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
Drive and energy
Excellence orientation (concern for high quality work)
Ethical Behaviour (Honesty)
Building relationships and customer responsiveness
Application Deadline: 27/04/2020