CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

  • Full Time
  • Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, Natalia 330 Langalibalele (Longmarket) Street, 3201 View on Map
  • Health KwaZulu-Natal posted 3 weeks ago
  • Posted : Aug 31, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R713,361.00 - R784,278.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R713 361 - R784 278 per annum, (all inclusive package) consists of 70% basic salary and 30% flexible portion that may be structured in terms of the applicable riles.Other benefits: 13th Cheque / Service Bonus, Medical Aid Optional, Home Owners, Housing, Allowances and 8% rural allowance.
  • Qualifications Senior Certificate (Matric)
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: UNTU07/2021 (X1 POST)
  • Centre Untunjambili Hospital
  • Enquiries
    Dr A Subrati Tel No: 033-444 1707
  • Where to submit application
    should be directed to: Human Resource Manager Untunjambili District Hospital, Private Bag X 216, Kranskop, 3268.
  • Notes
    Applications must be submitted on the prescribed Application for Employment form (Z83) obtainable from any Public Service Department or from the website www.kznhealth.gov.za which must be originally signed and dated. The application form (Z83) must be accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of qualifications/certificates, Professional Registration Certificates, Identity Document and Driver’s Licence (Only shortlisted candidates will submit 162 certified copies). The Reference Number must be indicated in the column (Part A) provided thereof on the Z83 form. NB: Failure to comply with the above instructions will disqualify applicants. Persons with disabilities should feel free to apply for the post. The appointments are subject to positive outcomes obtained from the State Security Agency (SSA) to the following checks (security clearance (vetting), criminal clearance, credit records, and citizenship), verification of Educational Qualifications by SAQA, verification of previous experience from Employers and verification from the Company Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC). Applicants are respectfully informed that, if no notification of appointment is received within 3 months after the closing date, they must accept that their applications were unsuccessful. Applicants in possession of a foreign qualification must attach an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) to their applications. Non- RSA Citizens/Permanent Residents/ Work Permit holders must submit documentary proof together with their applications. All employees in the Public Service that are presently on the same salary level but on a notch/package above of the advertised post are free to apply. Due to cost?cutting measures, S&T Claims will not be paid to candidates who will be attending interview. African males are encouraged to apply.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: Grade 1: Senior Certificate or Grade 12.An appropriate qualification that allows registration with HPCSA as a Clinical Psychologist (2021-2022).No experience required after registration with the Health Professional Council (HPCSA) Psychologist in respect of RSA qualified employees who performed Community Service as required in South Africa. One year experience after registration as a Psychologist with a recognised foreign health professional council, in respect of foreign qualified employees of whom it is not required to perform Community Service as required in South Africa. Certificate of service (work experience) which must be stamped by Human Resource Manager. Grade 2: A minimum of 8 years’ experience relevant experience after registration with the Health Professional Council (HPCSA) as a psychologist in respect of RSA qualified employees who performed community service as required in South Africa. A minimum of 9 years relevant experience after registration with the Health Profession Council (HPCSA) as psychologist in respect of foreign qualified employees, of whom it is not required to perfume community service as required in South Africa. Grade 3: A minimum of 16 years’ experience relevant experience after registration with the Health Professional Council (HPCSA) as a psychologist in respect of RSA qualified employees who performed community service as required in South Africa. A minimum of 17 years relevant experience after registration with the Health Profession Council (HPCSA) as psychologist in respect of foreign qualified employees, of whom it is not required to perfume community service as required in South Africa. Comprehensive knowledge of psycho-diagnostic and therapeutic interventions suitable to a (tertiary) hospital setting. Clinical skills include individual clinical and psychometric assessment, individual psychotherapy, group psych education and therapy skills sound knowledge of policies, protocols and procedures applicable to the profession and the hospital. Ability to co-ordinate psychological intervention in specialist medical fields. Good verbal and written communication skills; good time management skills; meeting tight deadlines. Computer proficiency, including experience with Micro Soft office package. Good interpersonal decision-making and problem solving skills. Resilience, self-motivation and dedication to service ethic. Strong Generic leadership and management skills and competencies. DUTIES: Provide general psychological services (individual and group) to in- and out – patients, adults and children. Assess persons by means of clinical interviews. Administer and write reports on psychometric assessments. Ability to communicate with patients and relatives. Maintain accurate records and statistics. Designing, implementing and coordinating holistic psychology programmes for patients within a multi-disciplinary team framework, through consultation/liaison with other departments/ shareholders when required. Ensure compliance with policies and procedures. Responsible for general administrative duties, including training and supervision meetings, maintain records and statistics, strategic and operational planning, HR-related activities, risk management etc. Management and updating of treatment protocols, assessment tools. Policies SOPS, protocols. Addressing quality and risk related aspects, including QIPs, Norms and standards, Ideal Hospital Realization and Maintenance Framework compliance and risk register. Facilitation of relevant health promotion and related activities. Participation in and addressing ethic consultations, ethics meetings, medico legal cases, medico legal centre of excellence, etc

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