Medical Officer Grade 1/2

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU-NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
REF NO: HRM 28/2018 (X1 POST)
Directorate: Dept of Medicine
SALARY : GR 1: R780 612 R840 942 per annum (All inclusive salary package) GR 2: R892 551 R975 945 (All inclusive package)
CENTRE : King Edward VIII Hospital (KEH)
CLOSING DATE : 20 July 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
MBCHB degree or equivalent qualification PLUS registration certificate with the HPCSA as an Independent Medical Practitioner PLUS current registration with the HPCSA (2018/2019).
Compulsory Overtime: Commuted overtime is compulsory for these posts.
Knowledge, Skills, Training and Competencies Required: Good decision making, problem solving, leadership and mentoring skills, sound medical ethics skills, good communication skills, computer skills, service delivery orientated, policy development.
GR 1: None to less than 5 years after registration 100 with the HPCSA as an Independent Medical Practitioner.
GR 2: 5 years to less than 10 years experience after registration with the HPCSA as an Independent Medical Practitioner.

DUTIES :
Daily ward rounds at Haemodialysis unit at St.
Aidans Hospital, to assist in Acute Medical Unit (AMU), to efficiently execute duties which support the aims and objectives of Department of Medicine in providing care for in patients and outpatients in the Department of General Medicine, to supervise the training of interns, and undergraduate medical students in Medicine, to participate in and contribute to the research and outreach activities of the Department of Medicine, attain competency in recognizing and managing common medical disorders, manage inpatients and outpatients, follow-up-clinic including MOPD, Medical Emergency Unit and Antiretroviral clinic, discharge of patients who are fit for discharge with appropriate arrangements made for follow-up and step down care, function independently to manage medical emergencies, attain competency in performing invasive procedures, counselling of patients and family members, provide community orientated clinical service and support primary health care service, liaise and consult with other disciplines e.
g.
Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, etc.
, attain, knowledge of rational drug treatment, participate in quality improvement programs, clinical audits, peer review meetings and policy development, attendance, participation and presentation in academic program of the department, function as a member of a multi-disciplinary team including nursing staff and allied disciplines, candidate must be prepared to perform after hour duties (commuted overtime).

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