Medical Specialist- Surgical Grade I

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU-NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
REF NO: SPEC 04/2018 (X1POST)
SALARY : GR1: R1 051 368 – R1 115 874 per annum GR2: R1 202 112 – R1 275 885 per annum GR3: R1 395 105 – R1 744 191 per annum Other Benefits: 18% Inhospitable Rural Allowance of Basic Salary, Commuted Overtime. The All Inclusive Package consists of 70% basic salary and 30% flexible portion that may be structured in terms of the applicable rules.
CENTRE : Ladysmith Regional Hospital 98
CLOSING DATE : 03 August 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
GR1: Appropriate qualification as Surgeon that allows registration as a specialist with HPCSA plus current registration with HPCSA.
GR2: Appropriate qualification as Surgeon that allows registration as a specialist with HPCSA plus current registration with HPCSA and 5 years appropriate experience as Medical Specialist after registration with HPCSA as a Surgeon.
GR3: Appropriate qualification as a Surgeon that allows registration as a specialist with HPCSA plus current registration with HPCSA and 10 years appropriate experience as Medical Specialist after registration with HPCSA as a Surgeon.
Certificate of Service endorsed by Human Resource Department.
Knowledge, Skills, Training and Competencies Required: Sound clinical knowledge and skills in Surgery.
Good verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team, tolerate stress.
Experienced teaching and supervisory abilities.
Awareness of cross-cultural differences.
Laparoscopy skills and experience.
Knowledge of all Public Service Legislation, Policies and procedures.
Medical Ethics, epidemiology and statistics.

DUTIES :
Training of undergraduates and post graduated medical students and allied Health personnel, and participate in formal teaching as required by the Department.
Conduct, assist and stimulate research relevant to Surgery.
To represent the Department where requested by the Department and Hospital Manager.
Responsibility for co-ordinating intern and community service doctors training.
Assist junior doctors preparing for higher Diploma in Surgery.
Provide in-patient clinical services.
Endoscopy skills and ability to train junior staff.
Maintain clinical, professional and ethical conduct.
Administrative responsibilities.
Active participation in quality improvement programs including clinical audits and continuous professional development activities.
Assist the Departmental Manager to ensure optimal service delivery.
Assist with the development of protocols and policies.
Provide effective and efficient consultant care at regional level.
Performance of overtime duties is required after hours and weekends.

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