Medical Officer Grade 1 (

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
REF NO: BETH 04/2018) X3 POSTS
SALARY : R736 425 – (All Inclusive Package) 22% Rural allowance Plus commuted/fixed overtime.
CENTRE : Bethesda Hospital – (KwaZulu – Natal)
CLOSING DATE : 22 June 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
Matric certificate, MBCHB Degree, Current registration with HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner, One (1) year experience After registration as a Medical Practitioner with recognized Foreign Health Professional Council in respect of foreign of Qualified employees of whom it is not required to perform Community Service as required in South Africa and Certificate of service from previous employer is compulsory, verification of employment from current employer, which must be endorsed and signed by Human Resources Manager.
The following knowledge, skills, training and competencies required: Ability to diagnose and manage common medical and surgical conditions, including emergencies at district Hospital.
Medical ethics, epidemiology and statistics.
Ability to work in multidisciplinary team setting.
Excellent communication skills and ability to teach and train staff within team.
Ability to work and maintain meaningful relationship within a diverse community.
Knowledge of health and public services legislation, regulations and policies.
Ability to function as part of team and rotate through different departments of the Hospital as required.
Good communication and human relations.
Knowledge of current guidelines for management of common conditions including HIV/AIDS, PMTCT and Tuberculosis.
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DUTIES :
Examine, investigate, diagnose and oversee treatment of patients.
Maintain accurate and appropriate health Records in accordance with the legal/ethical considerations and continuity of patients care.
Assessment, investigation and management of patients in clinics, Wards and ICU, including after-hours services.
Participate in Quality Assurance / Audit and statistics and information acquisition and review.
To execute duties functions with proficiency, to support the aims and objectives of the institution that are consistent with standards of patients care and perform duties/ function that fall within the reasonable prescripts of acceptable legislation.
Diagnose and evaluate medical conditions pre- operatively.
Provide support to the head of department and ensure efficient standards of patients care and service are maintained.
Ensure the proper and economical use of equipment and other resources.
Ability to diagnose, initiate and monitor patients with HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis using the available department guidelines.

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