DIRECTOR: PRIMARY HEALTH CARE

  • Full Time
  • Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, Government Boulevard, Riverside Park, 1200 View on Map
  • @Health Mpumalanga posted 2 weeks ago
  • Posted : Oct 11, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R1,057,326.00 - R1,057,326.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R1 057 326 per.annum. (All-inclusive remuneration package).
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: PDOH/OCT/21/02
  • Centre Gert Sibande District Office, Ermelo
  • Enquiries
    Ms. Glory Mokone Tel No: (013) 766 3340 / Mr. Michael Mlangeni Tel No: (013) 766 3753 / Mr. Emmanuel Makokoropo Tel No: (013) 766 3384 / Ms. Gugu Nkosi Tel No: (013) 766 3103 / Ms. Nomsa Maphanga Tel No: (013) 766 3207 / Ms. Sebenzile Mthisi Tel No: (013) 766 3339 and IT related queries: Mr. Sydney Nkosi Tel No: (013) 766 3077 / 3004.
  • Where to submit application
    Departmental Online Application System: www.mpuhealth.gov.za.
  • Notes
    Applications should be submitted on the online application system of the Department of Health (Mpumalanga Province) and applicants must submit copies of qualifications, identity documents and drivers licence (where appropriate) and any other relevant documents. Such copies need not be certified when applying for the post. The communication from the HR of the department regarding the requirements for certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates. Therefore only shortlisted candidates for the post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from HR. Please quote the Correct references when applying and where possible the station/centre where the post is. www.mpuhealth.gov.za Only Online Applications will be accepted. NB: Candidates who are not contacted within 6 months after the closing date must consider their applications as having been unsuccessful. Please Note: Candidates shortlisted for SMS positions will be subjected to a Technical Exercise as part of the interview. Recommended candidates for MMS and SMS posts will need to undergo a Competency Assessment. Candidate recommended for SMS positions must be in possession of Certificate of Entry into SMS within the Public Service obtained from the NSG before they are appointed. Security clearance will be conducted before appointment is made in all positions. Those who have previously applied for the re-advertised posts may re-apply. The Department reserves the right to amend / review / withdraw the advertised posts if by so doing, the best interest of the department will be well served. (People with disabilities are also requested to apply and indicate such in their applications) N.B. Applicants are advised to apply as early as possible to avoid disappointments.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS : An undergraduate qualification (NQF Level 7) in a health related field or equivalent qualification as recognized by SAQA. Registration with a recognized Health Professional Council (2021). At least five (5) years’ relevant experience in middle / senior managerial level services preferably in health related field. An Honors or Master’s degree will be an added advantage. Knowledge and understanding of the District Health System, including Primary Health Care support, District hospitals and Community Based Health Services. Experience in accounting to communities e.g. Health committees and Hospital Boards. Knowledge and experience on district health planning, district health expenditure reviews and annual performance plans. Knowledge and experience on financial and human resource management applicable to the Public Service. Proven experience in the provision and management of health services. Knowledge and understanding of the Department of Health Mpumalanga Comprehensive Service Plan. Verbal and written communication skills. Driver’s license. Skills: Communication skills. Problem solving skills. Decision making skills. Presentation skills. Good and human relation and analytic skills. Be able to work under pressure. DUTIES : Support the district in the implementation of the full package of district health services (including district hospitals and sub-acute services) within the province, in line with the Departmental Comprehensive Service Plan. Support the district in the implementation of health programmes within the province. Ensure that quality of care is maintained and improved in the three districts. Responsible as budget holder and financial manager for the PHC Directorate. Responsible for human resource management in the Programme. Co-ordinate the rendering of professional support services (including information management) within the three districts. Manage key partnerships within the province, especially with the communities, local government, universities and non-profit organizations (NGO’s). Advise the department on legislation, regulations and collective agreements and implement a talent management model that attracts and retains productive teams. Serve as a member of the Senior Management Team. Actively contribute to the formulation and implementation of the departmental strategic plan. Communicate report and integrate the outputs of the directorate, internally in the department and externally with all stakeholders.

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