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  • Qualified occupational therapist (Bsc – OT)
  • Experience working with psychiatric patients
  • Registered with BHF and HPCSA
  • Must be willing to work across all therapeutic programs
Duties, including, but not limited to:
  • Conducting orientations/ intake assessments
  • Conducting group therapy sessions as needed.
  • Conducting individual sessions and management of individual cases, including program development and implementation for low functioning patients.
  • Attending ward rounds and providing feedback regarding the patients’ treatment.
  • Fulfilling administration requirements in line with the HPCSA regulations.
  • Carrying out administrative duties for COPE as required to ensure the smooth running of the unit
  • Working as part of the multi-disciplinary team, including with psychiatrists, and liaising with other professionals as necessary.
  • Assisting with and covering the duties of other COPE team members as required.
  • Interested candidates should please contact Sarah Lamont –
  • Closing date for applications: 16/03/2018
  • COPE/KI is an equal opportunity employer
1) Responsibilities and Duties:
  • The RN is responsible firstly to the unit manager and in her absence to the RN delegated to take over these duties, ultimately the RN is responsible to the Nursing Service Manager.
  • As an integral member of the nursing team he/she is expected to work in co-operation with all his/her nursing colleagues.
  • The RN shall work in co-operation with all members of the Multi-Disciplinary team, Administrative team and the Clinic management.
Administrative Responsibilities:
  • The RN is responsible for ensuring that the Policy and Procedure file is kept intact and well maintained.
  • The RN is expected to be familiar with the content of the policy and procedure file and to ensure that implementation of said Policies and procedures are adhered to by themselves and their subordinates.
Meetings: To attend meetings as delegated by the unit manager, in her absence or as part of the nursing team eg. Ward rounds, Nurse Management meetings or Administration meetings
  • The RN is expected to actively participate in the meeting.
  • He/she is responsible for giving feedback to other members of the nursing team in regard to changes in a patient’s treatment, any new decisions that have been taken, or any management changes.
  • The RN is encouraged to make suggestions and offer contributions in regard to improving nursing care.
  • He/she is also encouraged to become involved in problem solving
  • In the absence of the unit manager or as a delegated duty the RN will be able to plan systematically, He/she will be able to adapt as circumstances change and will be able to successfully carry a greater work load.
  • The RN shall delegate duties in accordance to the knowledge, skills and attitudes of colleagues and subordinates, thus maximizing the utilisation of manpower and improving productivity.
Control: The RN is to exercise control over all available resources in a responsible manner:
  • The ordering of medication for patients shall be done according to policy
  • Ward stock (medication) will be kept at a manageable level
  • Medical supplies will be kept at a manageable level
  • Ensure safe keeping of medicines
  • Prevent stock shortages through planned ordering
  • Ensure that equipment is used correctly
  • Ensure Maintenance of equipment
  • Ensure safe keeping of equipment
  • Ensure that electric lights and heaters are turned off when not in use
  • Report maintenance issues
  • The delegation and supervision of subordinates is done according to their knowledge, skills and attitude, which facilitates for quality nursing care to be rendered.
Clinical Responsibilities: To ensure that the patient receives the desired standard of nursing care, there must be active involvement in all aspects of clinical nursing which will fulfil the needs of each patient. In order to do this the RN must develop the knowledge and skills required to successfully carry out all the aspects of clinical work delegated to him/her. This includes:
  • Doing the psychiatric nursing evaluation and comprehensively completing the documentation
  • Provision of a therapeutic environment
  • The therapeutic use of self
  • Forming therapeutic nurse/patient relationships
  • Doing crisis intervention
  • Counselling patients
  • Giving psychiatric nursing care
  • Giving pre and post care to the patient receiving ECT
  • Administering and evaluating the effects of medication
  • Giving health education to patient, families and the public when appropriate
  • Doing discharge education
  • Ensuring that all information pertaining to the patient is recorded accurately and legibly signed
  • Ensuring that confidentiality is maintained at all times
  • Carrying out patient care and specific duties as delegated by the unit manager
  • Ensuring that safe patient care is practised at all times, especially with regard to patients on Special Observation
  • Maintaining open communication with family members and significant others at all times
2) Qualifications/Skills
  • Microsoft Office
  • Current registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse with Psychiatric Nursing is essential
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Must have an understanding of confidentiality issues and the use of discretion
  • Full understanding of the Nursing Act and SANC regulations
3) KPA’s
  • Ensuring Policies and Procedures are adhered to
  • Attendance, participation and reporting in meetings
  • Delegation and controlling of EN’s
  • Maintenance of equipment
  • Ensuring medical supplies stock levels are maintained
  • Ensure training is done timeously
  • Doing the psychiatric nursing evaluation and comprehensively completing the documentation
  • Maintaining open communication with patients and family
  • Accurate and confidential record keeping
Closing date 10 April 2018 Send CV’s to
Duties as indicated below, but not limited to:
  • Effective case management of admissions to various units, ensuring authorisations fall within the medical scheme requirements
  • Liaising with professionals and therapeutic units regarding patient treatments plans and discharges
  • Follow up daily with the medical aid requesting confirmation of approval of additional days to avoid the actual length of stay (LOS) to exceed authorised days confirmed.
  • Monitor authorised LOS v/s actual LOS and follow through on accounts running close to the authorised days
  • Management of both private and medical aid accounts
  • Assisting with patient queries when necessary
  • Extensive knowledge of medical aid schemes
  • Knowledge of ICD10 coding, prescribed minimum benefits and psychiatric diagnoses
  • Basic understanding of DSMIV criteria
  • Knowledge of Akeso Clinic protocols and admission requirements
  • Fanatical attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate: MS packages / Clinic Manager
  • Perform various tasks as assigned by Management
  • Maintains a high level of confidentiality
  • Accurate Risk Management of patient accounts
  • Professional internal and external liaison
  • Assisting with queries
  • Management of accounts
  • Applications to Natalie van der Westhuizen, email
  • Applications close 23 March 2018
  • Should you not receive any communication within two weeks of applying; please consider application as unsuccessful.

The Finance and Admin Manager is responsible for all aspects of Administration including reporting, recons and management of staff.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Management of bank reconciliation process to Hospital Management System
  • Compiling of various analytical reports
  • Assisting with monthly audit trail analysis
  • Management of Credit Control & Billing procedures
  • Management of Admissions & Pre Auth Process
  • Managing of Case Management Process
  • Partake in drafting of standard operating procedures and policies
  • Monitoring of monthly expenses
  • Monitoring of Hospital Management System in conjunction with Clinic Manager
  • Staff training & development
  • Shift Planning
  • Controlling of archive filling system
  • Management of petty cash
  • Controlling of patient refund process
  • Compilation of feasibility studies and evaluation of return on investment
  • Payroll and related taxes and submissions to relevant authorities
  • Tax returns within prescribed deadlines
  • Preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • B.Comm Degree preferable /Accounting Diploma
  • Ability to work under pressure/dead line driven
  • A good understanding of the hospital services industry
  • Accurate – attention to detail
  • Ability to manage and mentor staff
  • Computer literate
  • At least 3 years managerial experience
  • Compiling of reports
  • Monitoring expenses
  • Staff training, management and mentoring
  • Compiling of monthly audit trail analysis
  • Overseeing of credit control and billing process
  • Controlling of refund process
  • Payroll and tax submissions to relevant authorities
  • Compiling and monitoring budgets and forecasts

Closing date 13 April 2018

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