Medical Officer Obstetrics & Gynaecology Grade 1/2/3 X2

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU-NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
REF NO: NDH 09/2018 : Cluster: Obstetrics and Gynaecology Unit
SALARY : R736 425. – R977 199 All-inclusive package, consists of 70% basic salary and 30% flexible portion that may be structured in terms of the applicable rules, Plus Commuted Overtime and its group is subject to the needs of the Department, in which case the incumbent will have to sign a Commuted Overtime Contract form.
CENTRE : Northdale Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 11 April 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
Matric certificate or equivalent, MBCHB Degree or equivalent Plus, Current registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a Medical Practitioner, Registration certificate with Health Professions Council of South Africa as a Medical Practitioner, Appropriate clinical experience depending on the grade for which you are applying (see below) Proof of current and previous work experience endorsed by the employer must be attached for (Grade 01 and Grade 02) Recommendations: Diploma, Experience or Postgraduate training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology will be an added advantage.
GRADE 1: Experience: Appropriate qualification in the relevant discipline that allows registration as a Medical Officer with HPCSA.
Foreign candidates require 1 year relevant experience after registration with a recognized foreign health professional council, of whom it is not required to perform Community Service GRADE 2: Experience: Appropriate qualification in the relevant discipline that allows registration as a Medical Officer with HPCSA plus 5 years after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Officer.
Foreign candidates require 6 years relevant experience after registration with a recognized foreign health professional council, of whom it is not required to perform Community Service.
GRADE 3: Experience: Appropriate qualification in the relevant discipline that allows registration as a Medical Officer with HPCSA plus 10 years after registration with the HPCSA as A Medical Officer.
Foreign candidates require 11 years relevant experience after registration with a recognized foreign health professional council, of whom it is not required to perform Community Service.
Knowledge, Skills, Training And Competencies Required:- Sound Knowledge Of General Medicine And In The Discipline Of Obstetrics And Gynaecology, Ability to deal with medical and obstetrical/gynaecology emergencies, Sound knowledge of the PMTCT programme as determined by the 2015 national guidelines and policies, Sound knowledge of medical ethics, Sound knowledge of legislation relating to the practice of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in South African, such as the Health Act, the Choice of Termination of pregnancy will be an added advantage.
Good communication, team building and motivation skills, Basic computer literacy
DUTIES :
To provide holistic medical care to patients seeking medical attention at the institutions.
To be able to assess, manage and follow up patients according to departmental policies.
To ensure the provision of safe, ethical and high quality medical care.
To be able to contribute to the realization of the departmental strategic goals.
Manage medical and obstetrical/gynaecological emergencies.
To participate in after-hours medical service as per call roster, this is essential.
To participate in Monitoring & Evaluation programme with relation to patient care delivery.
Assist with the supervision and support of junior medical officers, CSOs and medical interns.
Provide Outreach assistance as may be required under the supervision of the Metropolitan Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Impart surgical skills to Medical Officers and interns in the Department.
Accept responsibility for continuous professional development to keep up to date with new developments in the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Participate in the departmental academic programmes, perinatal mortality and morbidity review meetings, and any other meetings

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