Management Mentors

Management Mentors are sought for the following Districts (Provinces): Ekurhuleni (Gauteng), Sekhukhune (Limpopo), Bojanala and Ngaka Modiri Molema (North West Province), West Coast and Eden (Western Cape).

Responsible for training and mentoring public sector Facility Managers at primary health care level, so that they learn the management skills, and the departmental tools and systems necessary for creating a suitable service environment for effective and efficient patient care.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide a training and on-site mentoring programme to public sector Facility Managers on management and administration of a health service in accordance with Department of Health or other relevant guidelines and standards. Programme activities may relate to:

o   Development of computer literacy skills

o   Development of community health profiles and annual operational plans

o   Mapping staffing structures at facilities (organograms), and developing staffing plans to meet any gaps for delivering on proposed operational plans

o   Recruiting facility staff in line with staffing plans and budgets, and ensuring that clinic staff have clarity on expected task delivery (job descriptions)

o   Managing staff performance

o   Managing clinic infrastructure i.e. buildings; medical and non-medical equipment; bulk services such as medical waste removal, laundry etc.

o   Quality assurance and quality improvement to comply with National Core Standards, Infection Prevention and Control, Occupational Health & Safety

  • Support Laboratory, Pharmacy, Data Management, and M&E technical advisors’ training and mentoring activities as they relate to Facility Managers
  • Coordinate all necessary administrative requirements for implementing the management training and mentoring programme
  • Keep a record of activities undertaken in relation to the programme as prescribed
  • Conduct allocated monitoring and evaluation activities as they relate to the programme

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the Health sciences
  • Post-graduate qualification in Public Health, Health Service Management, or Quality Assurance in the healthcare environment
  • (A qualification in General Management and/or Training would be advantageous)

Work experience:

  • Minimum 12 years’ work experience in the healthcare environment
  • At least 4 years’ experience in health service management
  • Experience in quality assurance and/or training and mentoring an advantage       

Submit a brief CV, indicating this job title and including current relevant references, to Human Resources e-mail CareersHPU@auruminstitute.org by 12th May 2014.

Whilst all applications will be carefully considered, only short-listed applicants will be interviewed. If you do not hear from us within 21 days of the closing date, this will mean that your application has been unsuccessful. All interviewed applicants will receive feedback as part of our continued drive towards people development.

The Aurum Institute is an equal-opportunity employer and reserves the right not to make an appointment.

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