Medical Specialist Grade 1 To 3 (family Medicine) Cape Winelands Health District

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
SALARY : Grade 1: R991 857 per annum Grade 2: R1 134 069 per annum Grade 3: R1 316 136 per annum (A portion of the package can be structured according to the needs. It will be expected of the successful candidate to participate in a system of remunerated commuted overtime).
CENTRE : Ceres Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 22 June 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum educational qualification: Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as Medical Specialist in Family Medicine.
Registration with a professional council: registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Specialist in Family Medicine.
Experience: Grade 1: None after registration with the HPCSA as Medical Specialist in Family Medicine.
Grade 2: A minimum of 5 years appropriate experience as Medical Specialist after registration with the HPCSA (or a recognised foreign Health Professional Council in respect of a foreign qualified employee) as a Medical Specialist in Family Medicine.
Grade 3: A minimum of 10 years appropriate experience as Medical Specialist after registration with the HPCSA (or recognised foreign Health Professional Council in respect of foreign qualified employee) as a Medical Specialist in Family Medicine.
Inherent Competencies (knowledge/skills): Knowledge and understanding of the Health Care 2030.
Excellent administrative and research skills.
Good communication skills (verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages of the 96 Western Cape.
Computer literacy (Ms Office: Word, PowerPoint and Excel).
Clinical competencies (District Hospital package of care and PHC services).

DUTIES :
Be part of the Sub-district Health Services management team and support management in the planning and governance of clinical services in the Sub-district, including supervision, line Management of Medical Officers and the maintenance of competence of medical practitioners for the Sub-district.
Provide a comprehensive Primary Health Care (PHC) package of care to patients, with a person-centred approach, on the DHS platform, (including emergency care, ward rounds, OPD, outreaches to PHC facilities, theatre work, Obstetrics, after-hours duties) in order to ensure efficient delivery of the core package of services at a District Hospital and PHC facilities.
Develop, maintain and monitor protocols for proper clinical governance of the PHC services in the Sub-District.
Implement a Chronic Disease Management system including protocols and standards for qualitative care for patients with chronic illnesses including non- communicable diseases, mental health illnesses and HIV positive patients on ART in the Sub-District.
Liaise with specialists at the referral hospital to implement the Outreach and support policy of the Department.
Initiate, supervise and conduct research appropriate to the needs of the Sub District and responsible for the Clinical training and learning with health care staff inclusive of registrars and under-graduate students during the course of clinical service provision.

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