Medical Officer – (grade 1

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU-NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
REF NO: GS 25/18 Component: Internal Medicine
SALARY : Grade 1: R736 425 per annum Grade 2: R842 028 per annum Grade 3: R977 199 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 optional Commuted Overtime. Incumbents will have to sign the relevant contract form annually.
CENTRE : Greys Hospital, Pietermaritzburg
CLOSING DATE : 15 June 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum Requirements: MBCHB Degree Plus Current registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as an Independent Medical Practitioner.
Knowledge, Skills, Training and Competency Required: Sound clinical and patient management skills.
human resource management.
information management.
quality assurance programs.
Current health and public service legislation, regulations and policy, and medical ethics.
Recommendations: ACLS course completed (current valid certificate) Studying for, or successfully completed, Primary (Part 1) examinations in Internal Medicine.
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.
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 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.

DUTIES :
Medical care of patients: Level of care required medical care appropriate to -discipline rotations terms of duty in any or all sub-disciplines of Internal Medicine will be required and will include Neurology, Dermatology and ICU, depending on the needs of the services.
Overtime requirements commuted overtime is mandatory if required by operational demands.
Geographical limits you will be expected to perform duties at various health facilities, which may include rotations at facilities within the Pietermaritzburg metropole (Edendale, Northdale and Greys Hospital).
Outreach services to acilities in Area 2 may be required either regularly or from time to time.
Administration and management: Supervise junior medical staff, including in clinical work, attendance, time management, conflict management etc.
Service logistics assist in administrative aspects of running the Department e.
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roster and rotation planning, clinical and ol development.
Quality improvement assist and participate in quality improvement, including audits.
Medico-legal matters assist with medico-legal tasks such as medical reports for insurance claims, mortality and morbidity analysis etc.
Academic programme: Training – provide in-service training to staff or be a recipient of in-service priate for a medical officer and to meet the needs of the service.
Teaching participate in under-graduate and post-graduate training programmes (teaching, examinations, administration etc) as required by the programmes and appropriate for a medical officer.
Academic activities active participation in academic activities such as journal clubs, academic presentations etc.
Research participate in departmental research.
Initiation and performance of al but desirable.

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