Medical Specialist: Grade 1

REF NO: HRM 46/2017 01 POST
Directorate: Dept. Of Infectious Disease (Persons with disabilities and African females are encouraged to apply)
SALARY : GR 1: R 991 857.00 R 1052 712.00 p.a. (All inclusive salary package) plus commuted overtime None to less than 5 years actual experience after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Specialist
CENTRE : King Edward VIII Hospital (KEH)
CLOSING DATE : 17 November 2017

MBCHB degree or equivalent PLUS (FCP)(SA) or equivalent PLUS registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Specialist PLUS current registration certificate as a Medical Specialist with HPCSA (2017/2018) Knowledge, Skills, Training And Competencies Required: Work closely with Principal Specialist in setting up and delivery comprehensive infectious Disease and Infection Control Service to the primary hospital and beyond.
Areas of focus should include: Managing Infection control service in hospital, managing antimicrobial stewardship programs for the hospital, engaging in research, supervise, teach and assess the undergraduate/postgraduate/vocational students to fulfill the Department of Health human resources requirements and education program requirements, participate in healthcare research, serve in a consultative advisory capacity, whenever required, to the University and the Department
Provide medical care, support and advice and consultation to medical, paramedical and nursing staff, teach and assess undergraduate/postgraduate/vocational students in the various facilities to develop their skills, using a patient-centered approach, attend to continuing professional self-development to ensure that relevant skills required are updated to keep registration current, participate in health research, performs administrative functions related to the running of the department