Medical Officer Grade 1

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
Directorate: Dundee Hospital
SALARY : Grade 1: R736 425 – R793 341 Grade 2: R842 028 – R920 703 Grade 3: R977 199 – R1 1221 723 per annum (This inclusive package consists of 70% and 30% applicable rules 22 % Rural Allowance, Commuted Overtime)
CENTRE : Dundee Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 08 June 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
Grade 1: An appropriate qualification that allow registration with HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner, Registration certificate with HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner, Proof of current registration (2018- annual registration card), Proof of Completion of community Service.
Applicants in possession of a foreign qualification must attach the evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) to their applications.
Grade 2: An appropriate qualification that allow registration with HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner, Registration certificate with HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner, Proof of current registration (2018 – annual registration card), Minimum of 5 years relevant experience after registration with HPCSA as a Medical Officer, Proof of experience should be attached to the application.
(Certificates of service or official letters of service from previous/current employers signed and stamped by HR).
Applicants in possession of a foreign qualification must attach the evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) to their applications.
Grade 3: An appropriate qualification that allow registration with HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner, Registration certificate with HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner, Minimum of 10 years relevant experience after registration with HPCSA as a Medical Officer, Proof of current registration (2018- annual registration card), Proof of experience should be attached to the application.
(Certificates of service or official letters of service from previous/current employers, signed and stamped by HR, Applicants in possession of a foreign qualification must attach the evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) to their applications.
Knowledge, Skills and Competencies Required: Sound knowledge and clinical and surgical skills associated with practice of District Level Hospital i.
caesarean sections and spinal anaesthetic, ectopic pregnancies, circumcisions.
Must be able to perform a caesarean section, ability to work under pressure.
Knowledge of ethical medicine including HIV and TB, Paediatrics, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Orthopedics, Psychiatry, Emergency medicine and Anaesthetics.
Good interpersonal and communication skills, Assessment, analysis and Management knowledge of all applicable legislation and ethical medical practice.
Sound knowledge of women’s health issues to allow for accurate diagnosis and appropriate management of clinical problems.
Ability to deal with all maternity emergencies, ability to perform all gynaecological procedures e.
g.
ectopic.
EVACS, TLS and Ability to assess, diagnose and manage obstetrics and gynaecological conditions.
Good decision making, problem solving, leadership and mentoring skills.
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DUTIES :
Clinical and administrative duties/ responsibilities for the respective wards.
Implement quality standards and practices and treatment protocols as to ensure correct and effective management of patients.
Examination, diagnosis and treatment of patients in OPD, Casualty, Wards and Clinics.
Diagnosing and facilitating referrals to high level of care, after hours participation in call rosters, perform emergency procedures and administer anaesthesia.
Facilitation of staff training and on-going medical education, assist with the supervision and support of students in the department and in the departmental academic programme.
Provide and ensure community oriented clinical services and to support Primary Health Care services.
Deal with emotional, social and physical aspect of disease for patients and their relatives.
Maintain medical records, ability to perform caesarian sections,