Medical Officer (grade 1

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
REF NO: ITSH 7/2018)
SALARY : Grade 1: R736 425. Other Benefit: 22% rural allowance of basic salary and Commuted Overtime. Grade 2: R842 028. Other Benefit: 22% rural allowance of basic salary and Commuted Overtime. Grade 3: R977 199. Other Benefit: 22% rural allowance of basic salary and Commuted Overtime
CENTRE : Itshelejuba Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 22 June 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
Grade 1: Matric certificate (grade 12), MBCHB Degree or equivalent qualification PLUS, Registration certificate with the HPCSA as an independent Medical Practitioner, Current registration / proof of payment with HPCSA must be attached.
Grade 2: five (5) years appropriate experience as a Medical Officer after registration with HPCSA as Medical Practitioner OR six (6) years relevant experience after registration as Medical Practitioner with recognised foreign health professional council in respect of foreign employees who is not performing community service as required in South Africa.
Grade 3: ten (10) years appropriate experience as Medical Officer after registration with HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner OR eleven (11) years relevant experience after registration as Medical Practitioner with a recognised foreign health professional council in respect of 80 foreign qualified employees of who is not performing Community service as required in South Africa.

DUTIES :
Ensure that cost effective service delivery is maintained within the respective department.
To participate in and contribute to the research and outreach activities of the Department of Medicine.
Undertake on-of health.
Discharge of patients who are fit for discharge with appropriate arrangements made for follow-up and step down care.
Provision of quality patient cantered care for all patients i.
e.
inpatient and outpatients.
Examine, investigate, diagnose and oversee the treatment of patients.
Hand over critically ill patients to the doctors on call after hours and on weekends.
Provide medicine related information to clinical staff as may be required.
Provide counselling for clients and family members.
Provide community orientated Clinical Service and support Primary Health Care Facilities.
Maintain accurate health records in accordance with legal ethical considerations including filling / completion of relevant registers.
Maintain a high quality clinical service by providing regular in-service training for Nurses and other Clinical Personnel.
Train and guide staff and health associated professionals.
Actively participate in morbidity and mortality reviews.
Attendance, participate and presentation in academic programme of the department.
Participate in quality improvement programmes, clinical audits, peer review meetings and development of SOPS.
Attend to administrative matters as required.
Candidate must be prepared to perform after hour duties (commuted overtime).