Careers at Melomed Private Hospitals

Careers Opportunities at Melomed Head Office

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Management Posts

Melomed Head Office has the following posts available:

Group Technical Operations Manager


•    Degree or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
•    Preferably be a member of the Clinical Engineering Association of South Africa (CEASA)
•    A minimum of 10 years of experience, with at least 5 years in a leadership position within technical operations in the healthcare sector.
•    Strong leadership and management abilities
•    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•    Excellent computer skills
•    Good analysis, judgement skills and attention to detail
•    Good problem-solving skills
•    Ability to cope well under pressure
•    Must be customer focused
•    Must have a high level of reliability and accountability
•    Must have a driver’s license and own transport to travel between facilities

Key Outputs:

•    Oversee the technical operations for the Group, ensuring the efficient functioning of infrastructure, equipment, and the optimal performance of technical operations in the interests of patient care, safety and efficiency.
•    Provide leadership support to the various technical teams in line with Melomed’s vision and mission.
•    Collaborate with the relevant stakeholders to identify technical needs, assess requirements, and develop solutions to enhance operational efficiency.
•    Manage the Group’s procurement functions, by delivering on all operational procurement requirements including sourcing, negotiating, and procuring capex equipment at competitive prices.
•    Source suitable suppliers and contractors associated with different skills required for different types of services and projects.
•    Manage supplier meetings and achieve targeted cost savings through negotiation and contract management.
•    Conduct research on products or equipment and maintain expert knowledge of the respective supply markets, competitors, and product / service innovations.
•    Drive improvement projects and contribute to continuous improvement activities.
•    Assist with various technical systems, including medical equipment, HVAC systems, electrical and mechanical services, water generation and reticulation, electrical generators, UPS and supply, gas distribution, and communication systems.
•    Participate in strategic planning and budgeting initiatives to manage the annual capex budget, ensure optimal allocation of resources and cost-effective utilization.
•    Prepare relevant reports / information requested and participate in development meeting briefings.
•    Manage risk within areas of responsibility and ensure compliance with applicable regulations and industry standards related to technical operations, equipment maintenance, and safety.
•    Build and maintain long-term relationships with vendors and suppliers, and partner with key stakeholders to ensure improved efficiency and service delivery.
•    Stay up to date with industry best practices and adapt where necessary.
•    Ensure adherence to policies, procedures and protocols that support the hospitals services.

Please email your CV to the following email address, alternatively, click the button below and apply online.

Group Quality Assurance and Infection Prevention & Control Manager


Monitor, manage & mitigate risks in the group through compliance to Standards & Regulations for the Melomed Group.


•    Current registration with SANC as a General Nurse
•    Post Basic Diploma or equivalent in Critical Care, Infection Control and Occupational Health
•    Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role
•    Excellent communication skills
•    Excellent interpersonal, organisational and problem-solving skills
•    Commitment to initiate and implement Quality Assurance improvement programmes in all the relevant portfolio’s
•    Working knowledge of all relevant legislative acts such as Environmental Management, OHS, Health Act and National Institute of Communicable Diseases, OHSC and Department of Health
•    Working knowledge of International Best Practices
•    Proven work experience in Hospital Commissioning
•    Working knowledge of Quality Improvement Processes utilising PDSA cycles
•    Working knowledge of Infection Prevention & Control as well as surveillance & reporting of communicable diseases
•    Leadership qualities and mentoring skills
•    Excellent MS Office computer skills, i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, Kronos, etc.

Key Outputs:

•    Ensure that all communication improving strategies are maintained and employees are informed of relevant matters in the different forums.
•    Incident management system through reporting, investigating, data analysis and factual approach to decision making.
•    Assist and support management to ensure that the quality management walkabout programmes include non-compliance, improvement action plans and awareness/adherence to policies and work procedures.
•    Comply with legislation & Bylaws relating to the portfolios.
•    Chair the monthly OHS & Infection Control committee meetings.
•    Investigation of all Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI).
•    Review infection control practices in the hospital and simplify and streamline processes
•    Waste management operational functions   
•    Conduct and manage compliance of internal and external audits
•    Provide training needs in the abovementioned portfolios
•    Development of policies
•    Mitigate risks through prevention & continuous improvement program
•    Monitor and publish measurement statistics

Please email your CV to the following email address, alternatively, click the button below and apply online.

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We welcome any student/specialist to immediately contact should they aspire to practice at any one of our facilities.

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