Assistant Unit Leader - NRC King Williams Town

National Renal Care - NRC King Williams Town

Eastern Cape, South Africa


Aug 3

National Renal Care has grown and evolved into the leading total kidney and diseasemanagement organisation in South Africa. NRC cares, not only for its patients but also forsociety and earth.National Renal Care seeks to recruit an ambitious, talented, goal driven and self-motivatedindividual to fulfil the role of an Assistant Unit Leader.NATIONAL RENAL CARE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERThe Company's approved Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as partof the recruitment process aligned to the Groups Employment Equity strategy. NationalRenal Care actively supports the recruitment of people with disabilities.Please note:Please note that reference checks for applicants will be conducted with current and pastemployers and for internal applicants with the direct line manager/s. Employees aretherefore encouraged to discuss internal job applications with their direct line manager toensure that the line manager is aware of the application.In the event of a candidate having any disability that may impair the individuals ability toperform the job function, the candidate must kindly inform the employer so that anassessment 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 wasprovided, which is recruitment purposes and possible appointment purposes (should yoube successful). Please note that your information will be processed for recruitmentpurposes only or for such purposes relating to assessing the establishment of anemployment relationship with yourself, and this will be done in accordance with theapplicable data protection and privacy legislation. We confirm that such information will notbe used for any other purpose without obtaining your prior consent.If your application is not successful, we retain your CV and other information provided fora period of 6 months after which it will be destroyed in a secure manner. If you object toyour information being used in accordance with the aforementioned clauses, pleaseindicate your objection and we will immediately destroy your personal information in asecure manner.If you are not contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date, please regard your applicationas unsuccessful. ROLE SUMMARYThe Assistant Unit Leader will focus on the delivery of quality competent nursing care. Theincumbent will act as a clinical resource and leader in the Renal specialty, performingfunctions at an advanced level competently and consistently. COMPETENCIES:Problem-solving, analysis and judgementResilienceTeam workDrive and energyExcellence orientation (concern for high quality work)Ethical Behaviour (Honesty)Building relationships and customer responsivenessOrganisational awarenessKEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:To provide optimal patient care as per the nursing scope of practice and NRCs clinicalcare pathways.To perform dialysis according to prescription in a safe manner and in accordance to NRCsinternal policies and procedures.Ensure that all patient clinical records are maintained and updated in accordance with thedeadlines, policies & procedures and the NRC standards.Manage and maintain all medical equipment in accordance with NRCs technical policiesand 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 orderto aid you in providing an optimal dialysis service and education and training to patients,new staff and patients families.Ensure that all NRC quality initiative programs are utilised for the patients under yourmanagement.Responsible for leading the shift and for the supervision of all subcategories on the flooron 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.HOW TO APPLY:Please upload your CV onto Skillsmap.

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