Careers at Melomed Private Hospitals

Careers Opportunities at Melomed Richards Bay

Important Notice

Management Posts

Melomed Richards Bay has the following posts available:

Unit Manager - Paediatric


• Current registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse 
• Professional Nursing Qualification
• A post graduate qualification in Psychiatric Nursing
• A minimum 3 years’ experience in the relevant specialty
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and administrative skills
• Excellent Leadership qualities and mentoring skills 
• Accurate record keeping and the management of stock
• Commitment to initiate and implement continuous improvement projects
• Excellent MS Office computer skills, i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.
• Knowledge of the Kronos System

Key Outputs:

• Strong quality patient care orientation in order to mitigate risks
• BLS competent
• Must be computer literate and have statistical abilities
• Provide health education to parents and patients
• Supervise and orientate junior staff members and students
• Perform teaching rounds with junior staff members and students
• High energy levels and tolerance for stress/pressure
• Ability to render basic and advance nursing care without supervision
• Delegate duties effectively
• Manage staff in the unit in accordance with BCEA / HR Policies
• Clinical competence in mental health setting
• Good work management, planning and organising skills 
• Problem analysis/solving skills and accurate record keeping
• Adaptable and able to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team and independently
• Strong leadership 
• Detail orientated especially with stock management
• Liaison between, doctors, patients and personnel
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills at all levels
• Ability to make critical clinical decisions
• Work afterhours and weekends as operationally required 

Unit Manager - Medical Ward

·      Produce accurate and timeous financial and management analysis.

·      Analyse and report on cost and benchmarking implications/ results.

·      Prepare and analyse budgets and forecast statements.

·      Assist with monthly audit trail analysis, asset register queries and audits.

·      Provide information to internal and external auditors.




·         Supervising daily administrative operations.

·         Compile and review all financial and admin reports.

·         Management of Credit Control and Billing procedures and patient refunds.

·         Management of admissions, pre-auth processes and patient financial Case Management.

·         Ensure that the procurement systems maintain a high level of integrity and information.

·         Monitoring the Hospital Management System in conjunction with Clinic Manager.

·         Manage, develop, and coach employees for success.


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