Medical Specialist

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
REF NO: IALCH/GREYS MEDSPECPAEDHAEMONCO/1/2018 X 2 POSTS Department: Paediatrics Medical (Haematology / Oncology)
SALARY : Grade 1: Medical Specialist- R991 857 per annum all inclusive salary package (excluding commuted overtime). Grade 2: Medical Specialist- R1 134 069 per annum all inclusive salary package (excluding commuted overtime). 81 Grade 3: Medical Specialist R1 316 136 per annum all inclusive salary package (excluding commuted overtime).
CENTRE : Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital (1)
CLOSING DATE : 29 June 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
MBCHB.
Current registration with the HPCSA as a Specialist in Paediatrics.
Applicants for the Grade 1 Specialist post without the Subspecialty are required to train in Paediatric Oncology.
The following will apply: 2 years of Subspecialty (Inkosi Albetraining.
Trainees will spend one year of their Training at Inkosi Albert Luthuli and one year at a Paediatric Cancer Unit outside the province (in Gauteng or the Western Cape).
Commuted overtime is a requirement and will apply throughout the Training period.
A signed contract detailing the above prior to commencing in this post.
Grade 1: Experience: No Experience required.
Grade 2: Experience: 5 Years appropriate experience as a Medical Specialist after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Specialist (Paediatrics).
Registration and experience in the Subspecialty Paediatric Haematology or Paediatric Oncology.
Grade 3: Experience: 10 Years appropriate experience as a Medical Specialist after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Specialist (Paediatrics).
Registration and experience in the Subspecialty Paediatric Haematology or Paediatric Oncology.
Knowledge.
Skills Training & Competencies Required: Broad knowledge of working in general Paediatrics and Ethics.
Good communication and supervisory skills.
Appropriate specialist assessment, diagnosis and management of patients.
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Familiarity with procedures and management protocols.
Working with multi-disciplinary teams.
Supervision and teaching of Undergraduates and post-graduates, Behavioral attributes: Stress tolerance.
Ability to work within a team.
Self-confidence.
Capacity to build and maintain relationships.

DUTIES :
The core function of this post is to facilitate the delivery of Paediatric Oncology services for the province.
This includes obtaining the necessary qualifications in the subspecialty.
Service includes outpatient consultations and management of in-patients at IALCH during the 2 years training period.
thereafter at IALCaccording to the placement of the post.
The duties will include training of registrars, undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Duties also include participating in the Outreach programme and appropriate research.
The incumbent will assist with Paediatric services as determined by the Clinical HOD .
The incumbent is expected to perform after hours calls and relief duties and be part of multi-disciplinary team when necessary.

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