Medical Specialist (public Health)Health impact Assessment

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
SALARY : Grade 1: R1 106 040 per annum Grade 2: R1 264 623 per annum Grade 3: R1 467 651 per annum
CENTRE : Head Office
CLOSING DATE : 20 September 2019

REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum educational qualification: Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the Health Professional Council of South Africa as a Public Health Specialist.
Registration with a professional council: Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Specialist in Public Health.
Experience: Grade 1: None after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Specialist in Public Health.
Grade 2appropriate experience as a Medical Specialist after registration with the HPCSA (or recognised foreign Health Professional Council in respect of foreign qualified employees) as Medical Specialist in Public Health.
Grade 3: A minimum of 10 HPCSA (or recognised foreign Health Professional Council in respect of foreign qualified employees) as Medical Specialist in Public Health.
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Insight into public health policies and programmes.
Strong skills in epidemiology, research and evaluation.
Excellent knowledge of Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement in healthcare, Occupational Health and Safety and Infection Prevention and Control.
Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.
Good communication and presentation skills.
Computer literacy.
Ability to conduct independent research and report research findings to a professional and non-professional audience.
Teaching and education skills.
Policy and report writing skills.
Either MMed in Public Health or FCPHM or both.

DUTIES :
Provide technical support, strategic and operational direction as well as coordination for QA, QI, OHS and IPC in the WCG: H.
Provide public health specialist support to WCG: Health impact Assessment/Strategy & Health Support.
Provide technical support for guideline and policy development.
Capacity development in public health competencies.
To provide formal supervision to one or more public health registrars within the programme and informal support for the registrar teaching within the programme.
Academic activities consistent with the mandate of the University for Research, teaching and social responsiveness.

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