Allmed Healthcare Professionals
Durban, South Africa
2d ago
source : Job Placements

A vacancy exist for a Group Nursing Service Manager at a well reputed Private Hospital group :

Duties include but not limited

  • Support with national program that is directed with the group EXCO.
  • Medical Legal requirements and relevant accreditation
  • Contribute towards quality improvement processes, policies and manuals as needed.
  • Help to develop a culture of patient cantered, data driven care, with high reliability of clinical processes.
  • Promote on-going proactive reduction of safety risks to patients in the design and redesign of organizational
  • processes, functions and services using quality and performance improvement model.
  • Manage the process of continuous clinical quality improvement through relationships with clinical providers, specialists, and ancillary departments.
  • Act as liaison between administrative, management, medical staff, and employees.
  • Participate in internal, local, or regional improvement projects and initiatives as needed to improve the Groups performance as it relates to clinical quality.
  • Identify Hospital-wide opportunities for clinical quality process improvement, including formal studies related to organizational performance.
  • Assist in implementation of clinical documentation audits of clinical quality processes.
  • Develop structured auditing criteria of medical records to determine compliance with standards of clinical care.
  • Develop structured auditing criteria of medical records to determine compliance with standards of clinical care.
  • Perform internal clinical audit in the various hospitals.
  • Educate providers regarding best clinical quality practices as required.
  • Collaborate with Medical Team, Nursing Teams and other staff to improve quality of patient care.
  • Investigate clinical quality issues and work with the NSM on resolutions.
  • Interface with pharmacy staff in establishment of medication and prescribing quality initiatives.
  • Work with the Medical / Nursing Teams to define and oversee specific educational objectives for developing
  • awareness and support for quality programs and services through consultation with department heads and managers.
  • Communicate updates and new information to Medical Leadership, Clinical Leadership and direct care
  • providers; monitors and ensures compliance with medical protocols, policies and procedures
  • Maintain leading-edge knowledge of contemporary healthcare organization quality improvement processes and issues
  • Represent quality interests in the development of an electronic system for staff education and development.
  • Assist with the design and implementation of clinical informatics to enable the care process.
  • This will require close collaboration with departments such as Information Systems and Medical Records department, as well as with the department managers.
  • Plan, lead and manage monthly QA meetings, providing pertinent data and trends relative to medical services to QA Committees and at management meetings.
  • MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS (Educational Qualifications & Experience)

  • A Masters or BCurr Degree in Nursing
  • Over 10 years experience in nursing management.
  • Knowledge of health care related laws and regulations.
  • Experience with healthcare quality improvement, clinical research, informatics, and continuous quality improvement principles and practices.
  • Experience abstracting clinical information from medical records.
  • The ability to appropriately evaluate medical records and other health care data.
  • Organized, accurate, detail oriented.
  • Experienced with the use of Windows-based PC applications with emphasis on word processing, database, and spread sheet software (e.g.,
  • MS Word and Excel and PowerPoint.
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