Head: Clinical Department Gr 1 Paediatrics And Child Health

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: EASTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
SALARY : R1 938 279- R2 057 214 per annum (OSD)
CENTRE : Livingstone Tertiary Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 29 September 2017

REQUIREMENTS :
An appropriate medical qualification that allows registration with HPCSA in Paediatrics.
HPCSA registration certificate as a Medical Specialist in Paediatrics.
rience as a Medical Specialist in Paediatrics, after registration with HPCSA.
Managerial /supervisory experience in Paediatrics or in one of the domains in Paediatrics and Child Health.
Experience in the Public Sector will be an advantage.
Current registration with HPCSA as a Medical specialist in degree in the Paediatric and Child Health field, and/or publication(s) of original articles in peer-reviewed journals, will be an advantage.
Managerial Skills.
Strong leadership abilities.
Research capacity building knowledge.
Experience in project and people management.
Good communication, facilitation and team building skills.
Expertise in assessment, diagnosis and management of patients within the field of work.
Managerial and financial management skills.
Computer skills.
Stress tolerance skills and innovation and drive.
Special interest in sub-specialization areas, healthcare systems development, support and outreach.
Ability to design, study and write protocols as well as conduct and supervise research.
Knowledge of current Health and Public Service legislation, regulations and policies.
Sound knowledge of Human Resource Management, budgeting, programme planning, implementation and evaluation, information management and quality assurance programmes.

DUTIES :
Provide strategic leadership in the respective clinical department.
Deliver Paediatric Clinical services for children in the Department of Paediatric Medicine and Child Health at Dora Nginza Hospital.
Participation in the after-hours call roster of the Paediatric Services of the Eastern Cape.
Oversee and manage quality improvement activities including clinical audit, data management, monitoring and evaluation, and regular reporting on key indicators related to Paediatrics, Neonatology and Perinatal Medicine burden of disease.
manage and support staff and participate in departmental Functional Business Unit activities.
Leadership of Paediatric research activities in the Department of Paediatric Medicine and Child Health of the Walter Sisulu University.
Participate in outreach activities and / or support of District Hospitals.
Participate in the on-going provision of undergraduate and post graduate training/teaching.
Manage staff in the department.
Manage Performance and Development (PMDS) and perform quarterly reviews of sub-ordinates.
Participate in the ongoing provision of under-graduate and post-graduate teaching.

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