Medical Specialist (family Physician)

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
REF NO: SAH 09/2019 (X1 POST)
SALARY : Grade 1: R1 106 040 per annum (All inclusive package) Grade 2: R1 264 623 per annum (All inclusive package) Grade 3: R1 467 651 per annum (All inclusive package)
CENTRE : ST Andrews Hospital Out Patient Departments (Medical)
CLOSING DATE : 25 October 2019

REQUIREMENTS :
Grade 1: Senior Certificate plus Appropriate qualification in Health Science-MBCHB plus Current registration with HPCSA as a Specialist in Family Medicine Grade 2: Senior Certificate plus Appropriate qualification in Health Science-MBCHB plus Current registration with HPCSA as a Specialist in Family Medicine Medicine Grade 3: Senior Certificate plus Appropriate qualification in Health Science-MBCHB plus Current registration with HPCSA as a Specialist in Family Specialist Family Medicine Knowledge, skills and competencies required: Sound knowledge and clinical skills in the management of chronic and acute medical patients Knowledge and skills in Adult and Paediatric Emergency Resuscitative intervention Demonstrate the ability to supervise and teach junior staff (example students, interns and doctors) Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team 77 Have sound communication skills.
Have good negotiation, planning and organizing skills Good knowledge, skill and experience in evaluating surgical patients and perform minor district level diagnostic and therapeutic surgical procedures like tissue biopsy, reduction of simple closed fractures Sound knowledge in reproductive health and child health Ability to perform tubal ligature, assisted delivery and caesarean section Sound knowledge of the South African relevant clinical guidelines and protocols Basic knowledge and experience in anaesthesia and critical care Knowledge in the management of trauma and poly trauma patients Knowledge in the principle of management of patients with common orthopaedic condition like fractures and dislocation Good leadership skill and computer literacy.

DUTIES :
Providing a holistic patient care, inclusive of preventive measures, treatment and rehabilitation Assist with human resource development for medical staff Conduct orientation and induction for new staff Conduct continuous professional development by organizing information seminars Ensuring correct patient management through the implementation of quality standards and practice and treatment protocols Ensuring the development, maintenance and updating of clinical procedures Ensuring effective utilization of all resources in the clinical field within the sphere of functioning Provide Medical Services at the department appointed to Clinical responsibilities including examine, investigate, diagnose and oversee that treatment of patients in the relevant department Provide guidance, training, evaluation and mentorship of junior medical staff Participate in community health programmes.
Monitor the cost effectiveness of medical examinations with due regard of effective patient care, and ethical decision making Assist the evaluation of existing standards and effectiveness of health care Assist with application of sound labour relations policy in accordance with relevant legislation and guidelines.

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