Medical Officer

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
REF NO: MOONCOLOGY/1/2018 (X1 POST) Department: Oncology
SALARY : Grade 1: R780 612 per annum (All Inclusive Salary Package) excluding Commuted Overtime. Grade 2: R892 551 per annum (All-inclusive Salary Package) excluding Commuted overtime. Grade 3: R1 035 831 per annum (All-inclusive Salary Package) excluding commuted Overtime.
CENTRE : Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 31 August 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
Certified copy of MBCHB.
Certified copy of Registration Certificate with the HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner.
Certified copy of current renewal registration with HPCSA.
Grade 1: No Experience required from South African qualified employees.
One year relevant experience after registration as a Medical Practitioner with recognised foreign health professional council in respect of foreign qualified employees, of whom it is not required to perform Community Service as required in South Africa.
Grade 2: Five (5) years appropriate experience as a Medical Officer after Registration with HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner.
Six years relevant experience after registration as a Medical Practitioner with a recognised foreign health professional council in respect of foreign qualified employees, of whom it is not required to perform Community Service as required in South Africa.
Grade 3: Ten (10) years appropriate experience as a Medical Officer after Registration with HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner.
Eleven years relevant experience after registration as a Medical Practitioner with a recognised foreign health professional council in respect of foreign qualified employees, of whom it is not required to perform Community Service as required in South Africa.
Recommendation: At least 6 months experience in Radiotherapy & Oncology would be advantageous.
Knowledge Skills and Experience Required: Basic understanding of treatment principles and options in oncology.
Good interpersonal skills.
Ability to diagnose and manage common medical problems including oncological emergencies.
Sound moral values based on integrity, trust and judgment.
Sound communication skills.
Prior experience in oncology is advantageous.

DUTIES :
Work within a multidisciplinary framework in the management of oncology patients.
Adhere to departmental treatment guidelines and policies.
Undertake ongoing care of individual patients.
Deal with emotional, social and physical aspects of disease for patients and their relatives.
Maintain medical records, including morbidity and mortality statistics.
Attend and participate in departmental academic meetings and outreach services.
Rotate through other hospitals in the DFR area.
The successful applicant will be required to perform after hours duties.

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