Medical Specialist

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
REF NO: MEDSPECNUCMED/1/2018 Department: Nuclear Medicine
SALARY : Grade 1: R991 857 per annum all-inclusive salary Package (Excluding commuted overtime). Grade 2: R1 134 069 per annum all-inclusive salary Package (Excluding commuted overtime) Grade 3: R1 316 136 per annum all-inclusive salary package (excluding commuted overtime)
CENTRE : Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 01 June 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
Specialist qualification as a Nuclear Medicine Physician.
Current registration as a specialist Nuclear Medicine Physician with the Health Professions Council of South Africa / Registrars who have completed their training may apply on condition that their appointment will be subject to them submitting documentary evidence of registration with the HPCSA.
Knowledge, Skills Training and Competency Required: General Nuclear Medicine Recent PET experience Radionuclide therapy experience.
Teaching and supervision of junior staff.
Research involvement.
Management ability work.
Research interest.
Creative and forward-looking.
The candidate must be able to maintain professional and ethical standards related to the nuclear medicine service.
The appointment to Grade 1 requires appropriate qualification plus registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a Medical Specialist in Nuclear Medicine.
Registrars who have completed their training may also apply on condition that their appointment will be subject to them submitting documentary evidence of registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa and MMed qualification as a Nuclear Medicine specialist.
The appointment to Grade 2: requires appropriate qualification, registration certiexperience after registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a Medical Specialist in Nuclear Medicine.
The appointment to Grade 3: requires rience after registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a Medical Specialist in Nuclear Medicine.

DUTIES :
Performance, interpretation and reporting of diagnostic nuclear medicine investigations.
Patient management and clinical assessment.
Patient treatment with unsealed sources.
Responsible for patient care in the department and ward.
Liaison with other disciplines and participation and input in multidisciplinary team meeting.
Promotion of nuclear medicine applications.
Promote clinical governance including implementation of clinical guidelines, protocols and clinical audits.
Undertake relevant research and ongoing research output.
Provide training within the service with evidence of teaching outcomes.
Conduct research and research supervision.
Research output.
Assist with protocol updates and implementation, incident 148 management and reporting.
Provide after-hours care in accordance with the commuted overtime contract.
Involvement in the provision of a professional clinical nuclear medicine service in the Durban region including assistance in satellite departments and outreach.
Assist with the development of Nuclear Medicine department/s and staffing.
Working with the Nuclear Medicine Management in the day-to-day running of the Department

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