Medical Specialist – (grade 1

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
REF NO: GS 21/18 (X 1 POST) Component: Neurology
SALARY : Grade 1: Medical Specialist R991 857 per annum, all inclusive package consists of 70% basic salary and 30% flexible portion that may be structured in terms of the applicable rules Plus Commuted overtime which is subject to the needs of the Department. Employee must sign the commuted overtime contract form. Grade 2: Medical Specialist R1 134 069 per annum, all inclusive package consists of 70% basic salary and 30% flexible portion that may be structured in terms of the applicable rules Plus Commuted overtime which is subject to the needs of the Department. Employee must sign the commuted overtime contract form. Grade 3: Medical Specialist R1 316 136 per annum package consists of 70% basic salary and 30% flexible portion that may be structured in terms of the applicable rules Plus Commuted overtime which is subject to the needs of the Department. Employee must sign the commuted overtime contract form.
CENTRE : Greys Hospital; Pietermaritzburg
CLOSING DATE : 01 June 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
MBCHB or equivalent plus Current Registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a Neurologist at the time of appointment, plus an MMed/ MMed (Sci) OR enrolment in an accredited programme.
Grade 1: Experience: Not applicable.
Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Specialist.
Grade 2: Experience: 5 Years appropriate experience as a Medical Specialist after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Specialist.
Grade 3: Experience: 10 Years appropriate experience as a Medical Specialist after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Specialist.
Recommendation: One year experience working in a tertiary Neurology unit since qualification as a specialist.
Knowledge, Skills, Training and Competency Required: Competent clinical neurology and patient management skills, appropriate for the level of a specialist in Neurology.
Ability and willingness to work as part of a multi-disciplinary health care team, including liaison and communication with senior and junior staff.
Understanding and ability to apply, appropriate to the post, public sector and health sector legislation, medical ethics and financial management.
Ability and willingness to participate in information management, quality assurance programmes and human resource management as appropriate to the post.
Ability to supervise junior staff.
Ability and willingness to participate in and provide undergraduate and postgraduate training.
Research experience and willingness to participate in research and supervise MMed projects
DUTIES :
Incumbent to be based at Greys Hospital.
Clinical Responsibilities: Participation in Tertiary Neurology Services (both In-patient and Out-patient) in the Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Area including Outreach Programs.
Performance of procedures in the 149 neurophysiology laboratory that EEG, nerve conduction studies, sleep studies.
Development of protocols for the management of neurological diseases.
After hours participation in the discipline of neurology (based on departmental operational need) Training and Research Responsibilities.
Support of Staff Training and Development in Specialist Neurology Services in the PMB Metro and in the Tertiary Drainage area, including subspecialty Neurology training under the auspices of the Department of Neurology at the Medical School.
Participation in and support of the Medical Undergraduate and Postgraduate Training Programs in the PMB Departments of Neurology and Internal Medicine.
Participation in and support of clinical research and quality control activities in the PMB Departments of Neurology and Medicine.
Participation in and support of hospital administrative activities in the PMB Departments of Neurology as required skills.