Medical Physicist Grade 1 (5/8th Post)

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
SALARY : Grade 1: R 367 653 per annum, Grade 2: R 420 372 per annum, Grade 3: R 480 642 per annum (A portion of the package can be structured according to
CENTRE : Tygerberg Hospital, Parow Valley
CLOSING DATE : 10 November 2017

REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum educational qualifications: An appropriate qualification that allows for registration at the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Medical Physicist.
Registration with a Professional Council: Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Physicist.
Experience: Grade 1: None after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Physicist.
Grade 2: 8 Years appropriate experience after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Physicist.
Grade 3: 16 Years appropriate after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Physicist.
Inherent requirement of the job: Ability to work after hours and overtime.
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Skills pertaining to the scope of the profession of medical physicists.
Understand the physics of radiotherapy, diagnostic x-ray and nuclear medicine equipment, computers and software and have a thorough knowledge of diagnostic radiology physics.
Knowledge of the statutory regulations regarding the medical use of ionising radiation, particularly concerning diagnostic radiology.
Good communication, interpersonal relationship, research, development and teaching skills.
Capable of using initiative for problem solving, recognising the need for action, consider possible risks and taking responsibility for results.
Be a highly motivated and methodical individual who pays attention to detail with exceptional standards for accuracy.
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Note: No are not in possession of the stipulated registration requirements, may also apply.
Such candidates will only be considered for appointment on condition that proof of application for registration with the relevant council and proof of payment of the prescribed registration fees to the relevant council are submitted with their job application / on appointment.
Please note that the afore-said concession is only applicable on health professionals who apply for the first time for registration in a specific category with the relevant council (this includes individuals who must apply for change in registration status).

DUTIES :
Responsibility for the management of the dosimetry, quality assurance and radiation protection functions of Medical Physics in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology, with support to Radiation Oncology.
Active participation in the routine execution of clinically related medical physics tasks.
Co-ordinate and supply physics support in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology.
Ensure compliance with Department of Health Radiation Control regulations in Diagnostic Radiology.
Assistance with equipment tender preparation, evaluation and commissioning.
Assisting with management of staff and departmental administration.
Assistance with the lecturing in the teaching and training programme of the Medical Physics Department.
Active participation and assistance with the management of the research and development programme of the Medical Physics Department.