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Corporate Care

Posted time 28 May 2024 Location Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth)

The Mondia HealthCare Group requires an additional Unit Manager who will be based at our Mondia Sunnyside facility in Port Elizabeth reporting to the Facility Manager.

The Unit Managers are responsible for overseeing the operations of the nursing unit, ensuring the delivery of high-quality patient care, and promoting a therapeutic environment for patients and staff. The role requires strong leadership skills, clinical expertise, and a commitment to excellence in mental health care.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Diploma or bachelor’s degree in nursing science
  • Registered with SANC
  • Previous experience in psychiatric or mental health nursing, with at least 3 years demonstrated leadership experience
  • Strong clinical assessment and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving abilities
  • Knowledge of mental health laws, regulations, and evidence-based practices
  • Ability to work collaboratively in an inter-disciplinary team environment
  • Commitment to continuous learning, professional development, and quality improvement initiatives

Key competencies essential for Unit Managers in Mondia Health to effectively lead their teams, deliver high-quality care, and create a therapeutic environment conducive to patient recovery and well-being:

Clinical Leadership: Ability to provide clinical leadership and oversight, ensuring that evidence-based practices are implemented and maintained within the unit.

Team Management: Skills in team management, including staffing, scheduling, and supervision of nursing staff.

Patient Care Coordination: Proficiency in coordinating patient care within the unit, including assessment, treatment planning, and evaluation of patient outcomes.

Risk Assessment and Management: Ability to conduct risk assessments and implement risk management strategies to ensure the safety of patients and staff within the mental health facility.

Quality Improvement: Knowledge and skills in quality improvement methodologies, with a focus on enhancing the quality of care and patient outcomes.

Staff Development and Education: Commitment to staff development and education, including ongoing training and professional development opportunities for nursing staff.

Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Ability to collaborate effectively with other healthcare professionals, including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and occupational therapists, to ensure comprehensive and holistic care for patients with mental health disorders.

Regulatory Compliance: Understanding of regulatory requirements and standards governing mental health facilities, including accreditation standards, licensing requirements, and policies related to patient rights and confidentiality.

Crisis Intervention: Proficiency in crisis intervention techniques and de-escalation strategies to manage challenging behaviours and emergencies within the mental health unit.

Communication and Advocacy: Strong communication and advocacy skills, including the ability to advocate for the needs of patients with mental health disorders and their families.

If you meet the above criteria and have the relevant experience and attributes, please submit your CV, copy of ID as well as proof of qualifications to Alison at alisong@havenhealth.net clearly marked “UM-MS” with three (3) contactable references. Should you not receive a response within two weeks after the closing date, kindly accept that your application has not been successful.

Closing date for applications is 11 June 2024

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