Medical Officer Grade 1/2

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
REF NO: HRM 38/2018(X1 POST)
Directorate: Dept. of ICU
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 : 24 August 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).
GR 1: None to less than 5 years after registration 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.
Knowledge, Skills, Training, and Competencies Required: Ability to recognize critically ill patients, skills in resuscitation according to guidelines, ability to stabilize critically ill patients and order investigations under supervision, ability to perform procedures under supervision, ability to interpret clinical signs and present at ward rounds, ability to oversee the maintenance of equipment in the ICU and to assist in procurement, competency in data keeping, an interest in research, capability of sound ethical practice and ability to cope with stress, competency in teamwork and willingness to participate in the development of the critical care service at King Edward Hospital.

DUTIES :
Management of admissions to ICU, presentation at ward rounds, follow-up of patients discharged from ICU, participate in the academic program in the ICU, assist with mortality and morbidity meetings, oversee equipment maintenance, assist with the development of protocols and policies, assist with research projects in ICU, supervision of junior registrars, ability to perform after hour duties

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