Nursing Manager
Allmed Healthcare Professionals
CapeTown, South Africa
3d ago
source : Job Placements

An amazing opportunity has come available within the Care Industry for a SANC Registered Care Manager in Sea Point Cape Town.

The best benefit is the Ocean View Office.


  • Function within the relevant policies, procedures and legislation of Parliament, SANC, Company and local municipal by-laws.
  • Maintain files of Acts, regulations, policies and procedures for reference and orientation of staff.

  • Assess the needs of the unit regarding staff, equipment and supplies in order to achieve optimum nursing standards.
  • Draw up planning rosters relating to and input onto internal system :
  • staff shifts
  • day / night rotation for the year
  • annual leave
  • daily work schedules
  • supply orders requirements, ordering days
  • Implementation, managing and monitoring of the DigiAge system at the facility
  • Nursing Care

  • Assess applications for admission in conjunction with social worker. Assessment may require home visits to confirm nursing care needs.
  • Ensure that preparations are made for new admissions.
  • Write care plan and ensure monthly review for each new admission.
  • Organise and implement orientation programs for new residents and their significant others.
  • Delegate care of resident to staff competent to provide the required care with use of a daily allocation schedule.
  • Monitor the health status of each resident daily.
  • Ensure that observations, treatment, care and residents response to medical and nursing regime are performed correctly and fully recorded.
  • Supervise the professional / enrolled nurse to ensure that nursing regimen is implemented correctly as per SANC scope of practice and CPOA Policies.
  • Investigate and implement corrective measures if errors, complaints, incidents occur.
  • Assist nursing staff with daily tasks.
  • Collate data for monthly and quarterly medical reports to be submitted to Head Office.
  • Communicate with other members of the multi-disciplinary health team to ensure holistic care
  • Staffing

  • Assess staffing ratio and motivate increase / reduction in relation to resident care needs.
  • Monitor attendance, punctuality, appearance, behaviour and performance.
  • Plan and implement in-service education program.
  • Implement counselling and / or disciplinary action as required according to CPOA disciplinary code.
  • Devise and implement orientation program for all new staff.
  • Monitor staff performance and evaluate according to staff appraisal form - annual for permanent staff, monthly for contract and new staff until appointed to permanent post.
  • Order uniforms for new staff and replacement of condemned uniforms for permanent staff.
  • Liaise with Care Operations Manager regarding all staff matters.
  • Conduct regular staff meetings.
  • Arrange for agency relief for nursing staff on sick or annual leave.
  • Complete all relevant documentation relating to WCA incidents.
  • Administration

  • Submit orders on dates according to monthly roster for :
  • food
  • diets and meals
  • supplies, chemicals
  • transport
  • Monitor quality of food
  • ensure special diets are ordered when required
  • Monitor quality of cleaning in the unit
  • Submit monthly returns regarding
  • admissions / transfers
  • deaths and discharges
  • occupancy
  • food consumption
  • stock take
  • petty cash, pocket money and banking
  • nominal list of Care Centre
  • Compile and submit
  • monthly medical report
  • quarterly medical reports
  • minutes of staff meetings
  • night duty / public holiday claims
  • staff appraisals
  • staff changes
  • requisition for maintenance or repair of building / equipment
  • safety meeting minutes
  • Chair staff meetings.
  • Attend official meeting as per year planner.
  • Discuss all matters relating to the running of the centre with the Care Operations Manager.
  • Maintain the asset register
  • Plan, organise and evaluate regular fire drills (every 6 months).
  • Housekeeping and Catering

  • Maintain high standard of hygiene by monitoring of cleaning program in all areas.
  • Supervise the servicing of food, dining room etiquette and correct distribution of special diets.
  • Monitor food consumption costs.
  • Monitor quality, appearance and nutritional value of food.
  • Finance

  • Monitor financial statements to ensure unit operating within budget.
  • Prepare annual budget.
  • Promote capacity usage of facility to ensure optimum income.
  • Monitor age analysis report and approach non-paying clients.
  • Assist residents to obtain and manage pocket money.
  • Maintenance

  • Ensure that unit building and the surrounds are maintained and kept in good order.
  • Damage or deterioration to be attended to timeously.
  • Chair safety committee meetings and ensure correction of identified hazards.
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