Medical Specialist Grade 1 To 3 (specialty: Neurosurgery/neurospine)

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND SPORT
SALARY : Grade 1: R 991 857 per annum Grade 2: R 1 134 069 per annum Grade 3: R 1 316 136 per annum (A portion of the package can be structured
CENTRE : Groote Schuur Hospital, Observatory
CLOSING DATE : 29 September 2017

REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum educational qualification: Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as Medical Specialist in Neurosurgery.
Registration with a professional council: Registration with the HPCSA as Medical Specialist in Neurosurgery.
Experience: Grade 1: None after registration with the HPCSA as Medical Specialist in Neurosurgery.
Grade 2: A Medical Specialist after registration with the HPCSA (or recognised foreign Health Professions Council in respect to foreign qualified employee) as Medical Specialist in Neurosurgery.
Grade 3: Medical Specialist after registration with the HPCSA (or recognised foreign Health Professions Council with respect to foreign qualified employee) as Medical Specialist in Neurosurgery.
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Proven experience of dealing with patients with neurosurgical disorders of the spine, with special interest in Oncological Surgery, innovations such as Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery (MISS) and training.
Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.
Candidates who are not in possession of the stipulated registration requirements, may also apply.
Such candidates will only be considered for appointment on condition that proof of application for registration to register with the relevant council and proof of payment of the prescribed registration fees to the relevant council are submitted with their job application/on appointment.
This concession is only applicable on health professionals who apply for the first time for registration in a specific category with the relevant council (including individuals who must apply for change in registration
DUTIES :
Key result area/outputs: Headship of the Neurosurgical Spine Firm at Groote Schuur Hospital, responsible for clinical service provision and registrar training in the areas of Spinal Surgery and General Neurosurgery.
Participate in integrated care of patients in the Acute Spinal Cord Injury (ASCI) Unit with the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Supervise and train medical staff in neurosurgery with particular responsibility for spinal surgery.
Participate in clinical audit and outreach programmes in Neurosurgery.
Develop and implement research pertinent to Neurosurgery in South Africa.

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