Medical Officer Grade 1 (curative)

REF NO: PCHC 10/2019
SALARY : R821 205 per annum. Benefits: (All inclusive package) (This package consists of 70% basic salary and 30% flexible portion that can be structured in terms of the applicable rules with compulsory Commuted Overtime Incumbent will have to sign the commuted overtime contract form as per the directive)
CENTRE : KZN Health – Phoenix Community Health Centre
CLOSING DATE : 18 October 2019

Standard10/Senior certificate/Grade 12 plus MBCHB Degree or equivalent, Qualification, Proof of current registration.
Registration with the Health Professional Council of South Africa as a Medical Practitioner Certificate of registration with HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner Proof of current and previous work experience stamped and endorsed by HR must be attached: Knowledge, Skills, Training and Competencies required: Knowledge of current health legislations and policies at public institutions Knowledge of national quality standards relating to Primary Health Care, Sound knowledge of nation TB and ARV programme iand PMTCT Sound Knowledge of Maternal and Child Health Knowledge on information management and quality improvement strategies Ability to function with multidisciplinary team Sound knowledge and clinical skills Excellent human, communication and leadership skills Good team building and problem solver Good communication and interpersonal skills Willingness to teach and supervise junior staff.

Clinical responsibility including examine, investigate, diagnose, and oversee treatment of patient in OPD/casualty, Maternity, Paediatric and adult wards Perform necessary and appropriate emergency lifesaving procedures Diagnose and facilitate referrals to higher level of care Provision of quality patient centred care Maintain accurate and appropriate health records in accordance with the legal and ethical considerations and continuity of patient patient care Ensure proper hand over of critical ill patients when going off duty Provide preventive health interventions and measures to promote health care Undertake continuing medical education and professional development and study professional literature to keep abreast with current medical practice Performance of required administrative duties Collaboration with medical practitioners and other health care workers in neighboring health institution Active participation in training interns and community service doctors Maintain and continuously improve professional and ethical standard.
Instill confidence in public service and also in medical profession through exemplary behaviour.