Medical Specialist Grade 1

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
REF NO: FNH 02/2018 (01 POST)
SALARY : Grade 1: (R991 857 R1 052 712) Grade 2: (R1 134 069 – R1 203 666) Grade 3: (R1 316 136 R1 645 464) Other Benefits: Commuted Overtime (Commuted overtime only limited to applicable groups)
CENTRE : Fort Napier Hospital (Psychiatry)
CLOSING DATE : 01 June 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
A basic qualification of MBCHB plus FC Psychiatry or M Med Psychiatry or equivalent.
Current (2018) registration with the HPCSA.
Appropriate and relevant experience, skills, knowledge and competencies in Psychiatry.
Proof of current and 146 previous work experience endorsed by HR (Certificate of Service).
Grade 1: Appropriate qualification (MBCHB or equivalent) plus registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Specialist in (Psychiatry).
Grade 2: Appropriate qualification (MBCHB registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Specialist in (Psychiatry).
Grade 3: Appropriate qualification (MBCHB or equivalent), registration certificate, plus Ten (Psychiatry).
Knowledge, Skills and Competencies: Extensive knowledge of the mental health care act and relevant sections of criminal procedure act pertaining to cases referred by court.
Ability to give expect evidence in court pertaining to forensic observation cases and compiling reports on these cases.
Knowledge of the relevant procedures in management of awaiting trial individuals and president patients.
Sound knowledge of ICD 10 and DSM1V TR classifications of mental disorders and sound knowledge of psychiatric patient management and treatment.
Knowledge of the Mental Health Care Act of 2002 and relevant sections of the Criminal Procedure Act of 1977.
Extensive knowledge of clinical protocols and procedures in the treatment of the psychiatric patients.
Good communication, leadership, decision making and clinical skills and ability to work in a team and with the hospital management.
Knowledge of labour relations and good verbal and written communication skills.

DUTIES :
Provide specialist medical care and psychiatric assessments, evaluation and interventions to patients in the hospital.
Provide specialist advise to other role- players on patient management as part of the holistic multi-disciplinary team.
Ensure effective and efficient implementation and monitoring of standards in the unit.
Provide guidance and training to medical, nursing and paramedical staff on the treatment of psychiatric patients.
Deal with individuals referred by courts.
Manage and control clinical services as delegated and maintain professional and ethical standards related to clinical services.
Maintain necessary discipline over staff under his or her control and attend to administrative matters as pertain to the unit.
Conduct, assist and stimulate research and train undergraduate and postgraduate medical students and allied health personnel.
Participate in formal teaching as required by the institution, promote community- oriented services and conduct outpatient clinics and provide expect opinions where required.
Communicate with external stake holders such as DPP, provincial and National Mental Health Department.
Liaise with other departments within the hospital and work with multi-disciplinary team.
Provide both academic and clinical service functions at the Hospital, including ward rounds, outpatient clinics, clinical training ward rounds.
Participate in clinical research and academic programmes in the respective clinical department.
Train under- and postgraduate students on both bedside training and classroom training at the hospital.
Participate in both academic and clinical administrative activities

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