Medical Officer – Gr 1 – 3

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: MPUMALANGA DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
REF NO: MPDOH/JUNE/18/10 (X3 POSTS)
SALARY : R736 425 R977 199 per annum (All inclusive package consist of 70% basic salary and 30% flexible portion that may be structured in terms of the applicable rules, plus commuted overtime)
CENTRE : Themba Hospital (2); Standerton TB Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 29 June 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
MBCHB degree or equivalent.
A postgraduate medical qualification will be an added advantage.
Current registration with the HPCSA.
Minimum of 01 year experience of community service.
1 year relevant experience after registration with a recognised foreign health professional council and or the HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner (Independent Practice for Foreign Qualified employees of whom it is not expected to perform community service as required in South Africa.
Sound knowledge of medical ethics.
Competencies: Professional competence and knowledge of the application of clinical services.
A valid work permit will be required from non-South Africans.
Sound clinical literature, current protocols, legislation, regulations and policies.
Skills in terms of consultation, history taking, examination, clinical assessment.
Management and clinical procedures.
Good communication, problem solving and conflict management skills.
Demonstrable ability to use health information for planning.
Professionalism, accuracy, flexibility, independence and ethical behaviour.
Multi-disciplinary management and teamwork.

DUTIES :
Rendering of actual, patient-related services which includes: Assessment of patients, management of patients, which includes admissions and discharging.
Supervision and teaching of juniors.
Conducting operations: elective cases on amputations, Appendectomy, Explorectomy, Herniorrhaphy, and Lumpectomy.
Acute Abdomen: Perforated Ulcer.
Management of trauma patients: Chest trauma and blunt abdominal trauma.
Receiving referrals from Level 1 Hospitals.