Head Clinical Unit: Medical Grade 1 Rheumatology Department 1 Post)

Directorate: Rheumatology
SALARY : R1 550 331 per annum (All-inclusive package)
CENTRE : Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 29 December 2017

Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the HPCSA as Medical Specialist in a normal specialty or a recognized Sub-Specialty.
Registration with the HPCSA as Medical Specialist in a normal specialty or in a recognized Sub-Specialty and proof appropriate experience as Medical Specialist after registration with the HPCSA as Medical Specialist in a normal specialty or in a recognized Sub-Specialty.

The Head of the Unit (HOU) will be responsible for all aspects of patient care within the Unit of Rheumatology at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital.
Will work to ensure that the unit delivers the best care to all its patients.
The HOU must ensure that all policies, programmes and initiatives mission and values.
The HOU must act as a role model through strong multidisciplinary relationships and accessibility, and through effective intra- and inter-unit communication.
The HOU must be part of leadership that drives an innovative and diverse academic programme (including undergraduate and postgraduate training) and work to strengthen the integration of care, education and research within the Unit, Department and beyond.
Ensure that appropriate, ethical and quality research is performed in the Unit and Department as part of a wider agenda to explore improvements in health care in the hospital, province and South Africa as a whole, with publication of the results in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Lead and participate in research responsibility, sufficient and quality teaching must be provided to undergraduates (medical students) and postgraduate (registrars and fellows) students.
Teach students in areas of personal special interest and expertise, and general paediatrics.
Active participation in administrative duties of the division and the department which include planning, budgeting and procurement processes as well as monitoring and evaluation.
The HOU will be part of an outreach program, build relationships and work with the referring hospitals regarding transfers in, as well as down referrals.
The HOU will be expected to build partnerships with local and international institutions of similar standing to ensure exposure to world class standards.
The HOU will assist the Head of Department at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in administrative and management work in the department, including assisting with work of different committees in the Department of Paediatrics at the University, Hospital and University.
Comply with the Performance Management and Development System (contracting, quarterly reviews and final assessment)