Theatre Manager

Department: Nursing Management

Location: Cintocare, Menlyn Maine, Pretoria

Closing Date:  22 May 2023


Job Description

We seek an experienced Theatre Manager to manage our state-of-the-art Theatre complex, including a Hybrid Theatre.

This position will report directly to the Nursing Manager. The successful candidate will lead a team by facilitating, enabling and supporting nursing staff to deliver high-quality, evidence-based care in a cost-sensitive, changing healthcare environment and ensuring compliance with company policies, procedures and legislation.


Key responsibilities:

  • Staff recruitment.
  • Staff orientation and training.
  • Clinical care management.
  • Management of a safe patient environment.
  • Financial and business process management.
  • Effective theatre utilization.
  • People management.



The following requirements are a prerequisite to be considered for the position: 

  • BCur degree or Diploma in Nursing Science.
  • Postgraduate qualification in Operating Theatre Nursing is essential.
  • Competency in BLS and ALS will be an advantage.
  • Postgraduate qualification in Nursing Management or Administration will be an advantage. 
  • Registration with SANC (South African Nursing Council).
  • Proficient computer skills.



  • A minimum of 3 years of Theatre management experience. 
  • Experience in specialized ENT, Maxillofacial, Neuro and Vascular surgery will be an advantage.
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage.


 Skills and Attributes

  • Good communication skills – both written and verbal.
  • Empathy and compassion.
  • Adaptable and resilient.
  • Service Orientated.
  • Planning and organizational skills.
  • Excellent time management.
  • Value diversity and apply values in the workplace.
  • Assertive, confident, and friendly.
  • Innovative,  independent and resilient.
  • Self-motivated with excellent time-management skills.
  • Well-developed organisational, interpersonal decision-making and conflict resolution skills.
  • Skilled in stock control, budgeting and billing. 
  • Strong administration skills.


Please send a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and completed Application Form to

If you have not heard from the Cintocare Human Resource Department within one month of your application, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Cintocare will contact short-listed candidates only.

Cintocare is an equal opportunity employer.

For further information, contact Cintocare on (012) 945-3000.