Medical Officer Grade. 1

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
REF NO: EGUM 04/2018 (X3 POSTS)
SALARY : Grade 1: R736 425 R793 341 Grade 2: R842 028 R920 703 Grade 3: R977 199 R1 221 723 (All Inclusive package consist of 70% basic salary and 30% portion that can be structured in term of the applicable rules). Other Benefits: 30% non-pensionable allowance, 18% Rural Allowance and Commuted overtime (subject to prior approval)
CENTRE : Institution: E G & Usher Memorial Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 22 June 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
For the post of all grades: Matric or senior certificate.
A tertiary medical qualification: MBCHB or equivalent.
Proof of Current registration with the Health Professional Council of South Africa as an independent Medical Practitioner.
Proof of current and previous experience endorsed and stamped by Human Resource (Service Certificate) must be attached.
Grade 1: One (1) year relevant experience after registration as a Medical Practitioner with a recognised Foreign Health Professional Council in respect of foreign qualified employees of whom it is not required to perform Community Service as required in South Africa.
Grade 2: Five 81 (5) years post registration experience as a Medical Practitioner.
Six (6) years relevant experience after registration as a Medical Practitioner with a recognised Foreign Health Professional Council in respect of foreign qualified employees of whom it is not required to perform Community Service as required in South Africa.
Grade 3: Ten (10) years post registration experience as a Medical Practitioner.
Eleven (11) years relevant experience after registration as a Medical Practitioner with a recognised Foreign Health Professional Council in respect of foreign qualified employees of whom it is not required to perform Community Service as required in South Africa.
Knowledge, Skills, Training and Competencies Required: Ability to diagnose and manage common medical problems including emergencies in all disciplines of medicine.
Clinical knowledge and surgical skills as a generalist.
Experience in Outpatients, Casualty and ward areas of a District Hospital.
Good communication skills, leadership and decision making qualities.
Management and organizational skills.

DUTIES :
Manage patients presenting to district level OPD, In-patients services and acute medical Emergencies.
Ensure the provision of safe, ethical and high quality medical care.
Manage and handle medicine and surgical emergencies, as per on call roster, including obstetric services.
Manage and facilitate the formulation of medical service policies and procedures of the institution and ensure that these are in line with the current statutory regulations and code of ethics.
Assist in clinical audits and quality improvement programmes.
Assist with the development, maintaining and updating of clinical protocols.
Ensure that Clinical audits, Standard Treatment Guidelines and quality assurance initiatives are implemented.
Participate in National Core Standards assessments, Infection Control, Ideal Clinic Realisation and etc.
Ensure cost effective service delivery is maintained.
Participate in Perinatal, Pippchip, information sharing meetings adverse events, complaints management, specimen gatekeeping and etc.

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