Medical Officer grade 1

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
REF NO: GS 42/18 Component: Paediatric Department
SALARY : Grade 1: R780 612 per annum Grade 2: R892 551 per annum Grade 3: R1 035 831 per annum All inclusive package consists of 70% basic salary and 30% flexible portion that may be structured in terms of the applicable rules, with compulsory Commuted Overtime. Incumbents will have to sign the commuted overtime contract form.
CENTRE :
CLOSING DATE : 31 August 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
MBCHB Degree or Equivalent qualification, Plus Current Registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a Medical Practitioner in independent practice, Grade 1: Experience: Not Applicable Foreign qualified candidates require 1 year relevant experience after registration as a Medical Practitioner with a recognized Foreign Health Professional Council, of whom it is not required to perform Community Service, as required in South Africa.
Applicants who are still to complete Community Service time from the date of the advert to December 2018 may apply on the understanding that they can be appointed ONLY after receiving full registration as a Medical Practitioner with the HPCSA.
Priority may be applied to incumbent/s that are available immediately or sooner to maintain clinical services.
Grade 2: Experience: 5 years appropriate experience as a Medical Officer after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner.
Foreign candidates require 6 years relevant experience after registration with a recognized Foreign Health Professional Council, of whom it is not required to perform Community Service as required in South Africa.
Grade 3: Experience: 10 years experience after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner.
Foreign qualified d candidates require 11 years relevant experience after registration as Medical Practitioner with a recognized foreign health professional council in respect of foreign qualified employees of whom it is not required performing community service as required in South Africa.
Recommendations: Prior experience in Paediatrics & Child Health will be considered at short-listing as an advantage.
Diploma in Child Health (will be an added advantage).
Knowledge, Skills and Experience: Relevant medical knowledge, with paediatrics and child health focus.
Specific knowledge in Paediatric conditions.
Skills and competence at procedures and care in children.
Current health and public service legislation, regulations and policy.
Medical ethics, epidemiology and statistics.

DUTIES :
(Will cover clinical skills, performance, training, supervision & support and administration & management.
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Participate in the shared provision of in- and Edendale & Northdale Hospital.
Assist with the maintenance of standards of care and implementation of quality improvement programmes within the department.
Assist with the training & development AND supervision & support of CSOs, interns and students in the Department.
(For those with requisite experience Grade 2 & 3).
Participate in the departmental academic programme.
Assist with the administration of the Unit one is allocated to.
Support the departmental activities for the development and training of undergraduate, post graduate and vocational students.
Assist and participate in research activities as defined within the department.

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