Theatre Manager

Life Kingsbury Hospital
Theatre Manager

A vacancy exists for a Theatre Manager, based at Life Kingsbury Hospital, Cape Town, reporting to Hester du Toit, Nursing Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and coordinating the theatre complex in line with clinical protocols and Company & hospital strategic objectives.

Critical Outputs

Conduct effective stock management by

  • Reviewing and maintaining the relevant inventory control reports and stock levels

Ensuring effective product management by

  • Managing the implementation of formulary changes, accelerated product conversions and RSRT improvement initiatives
  • Communicate to theatre staff and doctors to comply with formulary products
  • Limit supplier access into theatre by ensuring the supplier representative procedure is adhered to

Ensuring effective theatre utilization by

  • Effectively allocating theatre time to doctors
  • Minimize overtime hours by updating shift schedules and arranging call lists

Providing effective people management by

  • Demonstrating visible leadership skill by sponsoring initiatives and projects and ensure change is supported
  • Develop a resourcing plan with the nursing team to ensure quality staff are recruited
  • Provide direction and inspire positive work behaviour in theatre
  • Develop learning opportunities for staff in order to ensure all staff members have a complete and relevant IDP in line with career aspirations and succession planning practices
  • Manage performance and productivity by conducting JPM’s and rewarding top performers
  • Ensure transactional processing in relation to employee compensation and benefits is complete
  • Ensure productive working relationships are supported by sound employee relations and compliance with minimum IR issues
  • Manage employee wellness by implementing strategies that ensures a fair work-life balance

Providing effective doctor relationships by

  • Taking note of doctors requirements and addressing doctor’s complaints timeously

Producing effective quality systems management by

  • Ensuring continuous improvement in patient safety
  • Ensuring compliance to ISO measurements by the identification and closure of non-conformances

Conducting operations, clinical and risk management by

  • Participating in consultative forum and management meetings
  • Providing input in the budgeting and Capex meetings
  • Must be Theatre Qualified
  • A Post Basic Theatre qualification/Diploma
  • Current registration with SANC as a professional nurse
  • 5-8 years Relevant theatre experience in a managerial capacity
  • A relevant management qualification will be an advantage
  • Strong leadership skills, sound communication and inter-personal skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and assume responsibility for managing personal outputs
  • Computer proficiency
  • Driver’s license and the ability to travel
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Action orientation
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Leading by example
  • Motivating and developing people
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
Closing date
Thursday, October 15, 2020

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

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