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Unit Manager Theatre

As the leading medical recruitment agency in South Africa, we have a new vacancy for a Unit Manager Theatre based at a hospital in Krugersdorp, Johannesburg. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and coordinating clinical practice and resources within the unit to achieve the company and hospital objectives of quality, growth and people.


  • Promote customer satisfaction within the unit, address customer complaints, conduct quality care rounds and clinical practice audits to monitor care levels and report accordingly.

  • Initiate and drive unit specific best operating practice, communicate these for wider implementation and participate in hospital specific marketing initiatives.

  • Demonstrate visible leadership in respect of values, operating model, Nursing strategy and image of the profession, actively sponsor initiatives and projects to ensure continued and improved productivity.

  • Drive and manage all people related processes within unit.

  • Participate in business planning and budgeting processes and manage nursing costs according to budget.

  • Manage stock utilization and drive product management processes within unit together with relevant stakeholders.

  • Ensure staff are trained on the operation of equipment within unit and together with relevant stakeholders ensure equipment is in working order to provide a safe patient environment.

  • Build and maintain productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders (i.e. HOD’s, Enabling functions, patients, family members, service providers etc.) through ongoing communication and feedback.


  • A relevant nursing qualification (Diploma in General Nursing / B Cur Degree) or equivalent NQF 7 qualification

  • Operating Theatre Diploma a must

  • Current registration with SANC

  • 1 – 3 years managerial experience with clinical leadership

  • ± 5 years in theatre

  • Management qualification preferable

  • Managerial experience in hospital environment is essential

  • A minimum of 7 years experience in Theatre/ Recovery room nursing is essential

If this vacancy is closed or you have any questions, please contact

Please be advised that you will be contacted by Medipath Healthcare Recruitment within 14 days should we wish to proceed with your application. Similarly, if you are not contacted by Medipath Healthcare Recruitment, please accept your application as unsuccessful. Your CV will automatically be added to our database and we could be contacting you should a suitable position arise.


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