Unit Manager – Maternity Job at Mediclinic Middle East Abu Dhabi, UAE
Mediclinic Middle East is looking to fill a Unit Manager – Maternity to be based in Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital was established in 2008 with a total licensed capacity of 134 beds. This JCI accredited hospital offers the very highest standard of healthcare, delivered by a highly qualified team of medical experts.
During 2018, a significant development project was launched at Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital which will see the hospital more than double in size. The new building, projected to open in 2020 and located directly adjacent to the current hospital, will house the Comprehensive Cancer Centre, modelled on Mediclinic’s existing leading oncology treatment unit at Mediclinic City Hospital in Dubai, which will feature the very latest in radiotherapy and nuclear medicine. It will also feature new services such as a paediatric high dependency unit and trauma unit, as well as additional outpatient clinics and inpatient wards.
The Unit Manager leads and manages the nursing team in the provision of patient-centric and evidence based nursing care, operational efficiency and positive patient experiences.
To qualify for the role, you must have at least five years relevant experience in either Managerial or Supervisory capacity in a maternity (L&D, postnatal) unit environment. Arabic-speaking and/or western trained/qualified candidates will be highly regarded.
Licensing and Education Requirements:
Diploma in Midwifery with at least 3 years course duration and/or Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited institute recognised by the Department of Health – DOH or HAAD in Abu Dhabi
Current license as a Registered Midwife and/or Nurse in home country and in current place of practice or residence
Minimum 5 years senior nursing experience in maternity setting
Masters in Midwifery and/or Nursing or Healthcare Administration is a plus
Dual qualification as Registered Midwife and Registered Nurse is desirable
Fluency in written and spoken English, Arabic language skills will be well regarded
Active BLS and NRP from American Heart Association is a must
International accreditation experience is a distinct advantage
Demonstrated understanding with regard to the nature of service culture and the process of building it
Demonstrated ability to develop, allocate, and track budgets for the unit
Demonstrated the ability to implement all 5 stages of the Scientific Nursing Process (assessment, planning, nursing diagnosis, implementation and evaluation)
Company: Mediclinic Middle East
About Mediclinic Middle East
Mediclinic Middle East is part of Mediclinic International, one of the top 10 listed private hospital groups in the world with 52 healthcare facilities in Southern Africa, 14 in Switzerland under the name Hirslanden AG and 10 in the UAE. Their headquarters are in Stellenbosch, South Africa.