Medical Officer Grade 1 To 3 West Coast District

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
SALARY : Grade 1: R780 612 per annum Grade 2: R892 551 per annum Grade 3: R1 035 831 per annum 95 needs).
CENTRE : Sonstraal Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 24 August 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum educational qualification: Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Medical Practitioner.
Registration with a professional council: Registration with the HPCSA as Medical Practitioner.
Experience: Grade 1: None after registration as a Medical Practitioner with the HPCSA in respect of SA qualified employees.
One-year relevant experience after registration as 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: A minimum of 5 years appropriate experience as a Medical Practitioner after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner in respect of SA qualified employees.
A minimum of 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: A minimum of 10 years appropriate experience as a Medical Practitioner after registration with the HPCSA as Medical Practitioner in respect of SA qualified employees.
A minimum of 11 years relevant experience after registration as 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.
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Knowledge of applicable South African TB and HIV care guidelines.
Knowledge of general medical and surgical conditions on hospital and PHC level.
Computer literacy (MS Excel, Word, Outlook etc.
).
Ability to communicate (both verbally and in writing) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Ability and willingness to do outreach services to clinics throughout the catchment of the West Coast TB Complex, guiding health care colleagues in managing difficult TB cases.
Good interpersonal, organisational and teamwork skills.

DUTIES :
Provide quality inpatient care to patients in the West Coast TB Complex.
Provide an Outreach and Support service to Sub-districts in the catchment of the Complex.
Active participation in skills transfer, training and academic opportunities relevant to the post.
Participation in Commuted Overtime duties in the West Coast TB Complex.
Active involvement in the clinical governance, operational management and quality assurance processes of the Complex.

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