Entabeni Hospital Vacancies for Caregivers – Quality Manager

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

A vacancy exists for a Quality Manager, based at Life Rosepark (Bloemfontein) hospital, reporting to the Hospital Manager. The successful candidate will be the custodian, together with the Hospital Manager, of the Integrated Quality and Environmental Management system and its effectiveness, and for coordinating quality efforts in support of the hospital management team.

The main purpose of the role of Quality Manager is management of the Quality System in collaboration with various departments within the hospital

Job Responsibilities:

  • Guiding the Hospital Manager on health and safety related issues in order to ensure that the legal requirements are adhered to for staff safety
  • Ensure productive working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders (including governmental bodies) by participating in various forums, cross-functional activities and by identifying networking opportunities
  • Ensure all relevant staff has access as needed and checking data for accuracy and reliability
  • Managing, reporting, investigation and close out of all quality and environmental incidents and deviations to standards in conjunction with the HOD’s/Unit Managers
  • Maintaining and updating of Risk register
  • Planning, coordination and participation in the internal and external audit review process
  • Ensuring that the hospital quality and environmental sustainability objectives are reviewed annually and aligned to the Group objectives
  • Participation in Patient Experience management (PXM) and CARE program
  • Ensuring that internal CAR’s have been generated based on major trends
  • Ensuring that quality data is accurately recorded, the statistics analysed and trends identified
  • Training of staff in the use of InfoQuest reporting system
  • Monitoring and reporting on the effectiveness of actions taken to mitigate/control risk, together with HOD’s and Unit Managers
  • Induction training conducted using the induction booklet with focus on the legal requirements
  • Driving continuous improvement through the Life Healthcare iShift program
  • Communicating the quality and environmental sustainability targets and focus areas to the hospital management and staff and drive projects to achieve these targets together with HOD’s
  • Coordination of employee injuries and occupational disease reporting – internally and externally (DOH&COID)
  • Managing the hospital Emergency and Disaster Plan and practices
  • Monitoring and ensuring governance of the quality document control processes in the hospital

Job Requirements:

  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage.
  • Rule orientation
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Monitoring
  • Action orientation
  • Computer proficiency
  • Organisational awareness
  • Building relationships
  • Excellence orientation
  • Influencing
  • Excellent knowledge of Safety and Health legislation
  • Verbal & written communication
  • Attention to detail
  • Resilience
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Current registration with the South African Nursing Council if applicable

Qualification & Experience:

  • Degree or Diploma in Nursing or Degree or Diploma in Safety/Quality Management or similar
  • Management experience is advantageous

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Bloemfontein, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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