Medical Officer Gr1

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU-NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
REF NO: ILE 02/2019 (X1 POST) Component: Kwadukuza Forensic Pathology Services
SALARY : Grade1: R821 205 per annum (all-inclusive package Plus fixed commuted overtime) Grade 2: R938 964 per annum (all-inclusive package plus commuted overtime) Grade 3: R1 089 693 per annum (all-inclusive package plus fixed overtime.)
CENTRE : Ilembe Health District Office
CLOSING DATE : 22 November 2019

REQUIREMENTS :
Grade1: Grade 12 (senior certificate) Standard 10/or (Vocational National Certificate) plus, a tertiary qualification (MBCHB) or equivalent.
Current registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a Medical Grade 2: Grade 12 (senior certificate) Standard 10/or (Vocational National Certificate) plus, A tertiary qualification (MBCHB or equivalent), A valid registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa.
Five (5) year post registration experience as a Grade 3: Grade 12 (senior certificate) Standard 10/or (Vocational National Certificate) plus tertiary qualification (MBCHB or equivalent), a valid registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa.
Ten (10) year post registration to develop a working knowledge and ability to perform medico-legal post mortem examinations and crime scene visits.
Ability to work in multi-disciplinary team setting.
Excellent communication skills and decision making qualities.
Knowledge of the processes involved in death notification.
Resilience and ability to make positive contribution in a busy department Report writing.

DUTIES :
Performing medico legal autopsies.
Maintain satisfactory clinical, professional and ethical standards related to Forensic Pathology Services.
Generating of a comprehensive medico legal report based on autopsy findings.
Completion of death notification forms (DHA-163) cremation certificate, RAF claims, Insurance etc.
Attending crime scenes Guidance to Mortuary staff regarding autopsy technique and evidence collection.
Attend 85 to administrative matters as required.
Maintain and continuously improve professional and ethical standards.
Court attendance when required.
Assist other districts with autopsy services when necessary.

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