Clinical Manager (medical) Grade 1

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
REF NO: M36/2018 Cluster: Medical Services
SALARY : R1 115 874 per annum (All-inclusive package) of which 30% is flexible portion that can be structured in terms of applicable procedures, fixed overtime plus 18% Rural allowance.
CENTRE : Hillcrest Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 27 July 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
Grade 12/Senior Certificate Plus MBCHB qualification.
Plus Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner.
Plus Current registration (2017) HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner.
Plus A experience practicing as a Medical Practitioner after registration with HPCSA.
Computer Literacy.
Plus endorsed valid Code B driving licence (Code 08).
All shortlisted candidates will be required to submit proof of work experience endorsed and Stamped by employer/s prior to the date of the interview.
Knowledge, Skills, Training and Competencies Required: The ideal candidates must possess knowledge of current health and public service legislation and policies.
Have a sound clinical knowledge, experience in respective disciplines.
Have an Excellent human relations, communication skills, leadership and team building skills.
Ability to develop policies.
Sound negotiation, planning, organizing, decision making and conflict management skills.
Financial Management.

DUTIES :
To ensure co-ordination of various clinical and support services so that functions are performed within a multi-disciplinary approach to promote optimal patients care.
To provide leadership to the medical/paramedical team and liaise with Senior Management team on matters thereof.
Ensuring that a full Primary Health Care (PHC) package is provided with emphasis on newly introduced programs.
Ensure Primary Health Care clinic coverage and participation in community oriented primary health care.
To provide leadership in the development of maternal and Child Health Care, Oral Dental services, Rehabilitative services, Pharmaceutical services as well as management of non-communicable diseases.
Maintain optimal utilization of human resources and drive procurement of medical equipment.
Performance management of all staff under medical component.
Ensure 24 hours coverage in the medical component.
Participate in senior management and strategic activities as well as National Core Standards.
Ensure medical coverage in all our fixed clinics.
Conduct clinical audits and reviews, develop clinical protocols and policies.
Promote effective communication and team approach within the entire medical component.
Advise Hospital Management on all developments in the clinical component.
Monitor the performance of Sessional Officer Ensure compliance with commuted overtime policy.
Manage resources under this component.
Produce relevant reports as required by the hospital, district, provincial and national department of health.

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