Vacancy – Theatre Unit Manager
Johannesburg Eye Hospital

The Theatre Manager will be responsible for coordinating improved quality nursing care by ensuring
compliance to professional and ethical practice.
The incumbent will also be responsible for monitoring and ensuring that nursing care and service
delivery is implemented and practiced within a multi-disciplinary quality assurance team.
In accordance the incumbents will be accountable for coordinating capacity building, mentoring, and
Effective clinical care Management.
Ensure a safe patient environment.
Effective financial and business process management including stock management and control.
Effective theatre utilization.
Effective people management.
Accountability for operational excellence under financial management
Manage HR costs in such a way as to ensure cost effective quality care including overtime,
temporary staff.
Control of asset register.
Manage all costs emanating from the Theatre.
Optimise stock management efficiently.
Manage charging and billing.
Evaluate equipment lifespan versus risk and development of capital expenditure budget.
Perform strategic planning and set objectives to ensure that operational requirements are met
including quality patient care.
Assess objectives in line with the KPI process to monitor progress.
Organise Theatre to ensure a safe therapeutic environment.
Ensure all categories of staff in Theatre implement Theatre policies and procedures.
Plan and organise staffing including duty hours, time keeping and leave planning as per Kronos
timekeeping system.

Review and maintenance of policy and procedures.
Identify quality improvement opportunities and ensure appropriate strategy and quality
improvement initiatives are developed and measured.
Monitor safety standards in accordance with the Machine and Occupational Safety Act (Act 6 of
1983). Report all accidents and incidents to Line Manager / Safety Representatives
Ensure adherence to infection control principles and complete monthly audits.
Ensure the unit is providing safe, cost-effective quality patient care in line with evidence-based
Evaluate nursing quality indicators and clinical outcomes.
Motivate and maintain a positive customer service orientation with all employees.
Obtain necessary information from sales representatives and ensure product demonstration.
Liase with sales representatives with regards to the new products and equipment and arrange in
service training for staff on new products and equipment.
Assist with Theatre bookings, preparation of patients for procedures patient recovery, CSSD etc.
Ensure daily procedures are in place and adhered to i.e., emergency trolley, scheduled drugs, waste
disposal etc.
Manage emergency care by prioritising cases, checking of equipment and mock resuscitations.
Ensure achievement of transformation goals as set out by the Transformation Committee.
Actively participate as a member of a team to achieve goals.
Create an environment where employees are aware of the role, they play in the provision of quality
nursing care and their value to the organisation.
Liaise with Clinical Facilitator to ensure appropriate nursing training for the delivery of quality care.
Facilitate a culture that is supportive of talent management and the initiation of required
implementations to home nursing talent.
Enforce employee dress code within and on leaving the hospital.
Promote staff wellbeing.
Maintain customer satisfaction through building relationships with doctors, nursing employees and

Registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse
Diploma in Operating room science.

Compliance with the SANC code for a Registered Nurse and all applicable health care legislations

A minimum of 5 years Theatre experience.
An intermediate level of computer proficiency.
Experience in Theatre management.
Experience in clinical leadership
Must have experience in Ophthalmic surgery and nursing..

PLEASE NOTE: JHB Eye Hospital is a facility used by Doctors to perform operations and NO consultations take place at JHB Eye. The doctors affiliated with Johannesburg Eye Hospital each have their own independent practices and consultations are conducted in their rooms and not at JHB Eye. Therefore unfortunately JHB Eye hospital is not able to assist with booking appointments.

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