HEAD CLINICAL UNIT (FAMILY MEDICINE GRADE 1) Directorate: (Family Medicine Grade 1)

  • Full Time
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, Civitas Building, Cnr Thabo Sehume and Struben Streets, 0001 View on Map
  • @Health Gauteng posted 4 weeks ago
  • Posted : Sep 20, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R1,728,807.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R1 728 807 per annum, (all-inclusive package)
  • Qualifications not-provided"
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: HOU/FM/09/2021
  • Centre Johannesburg Health District Service
  • Enquiries
    Mrs. M.L Morewane (and/or Prof Laurel Baldwin-Ragaven/ Prof Olufemi Omole) Tel No: 011 694 3705 (to add our phone numbers/e-mail addresses).
  • Where to submit application
    Applications should be emailed to [email protected]
  • Notes
    NOTE: Please ensure that the reference number is quoted correctly. The recommended candidates will be subjected to positive results of the security clearance process (criminal records) and the verification of educational qualifications certificates. Incomplete applications or applications received after closing date will not be considered. Preference will be given to white candidates. This is a joint appointment position between JHB Health District (GDOH) and the University of the Witwatersrand (Division of Family Medicine) as outlined in the MOU between the Universities of the Province. The fully completed and signed new Z83 form should be accompanied by a recent updated CV as well as copies of all qualifications and ID document (Smart Card must both sided). Proof of training and experience should be attached to the application (certificates of service or official letters of service from previous/current employer(s) Documents need not to be certified when applying, only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents prior to interviews.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: The appointment to Head Clinical Unit (Medical): Grade I, requires appropriate qualification (Specialist in Family Medicine: MPrax MED /MFAMMED/MCFP (SA)/ FCFP (SA)/MMED or equivalent) Registration certificate with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a specialist Family Physician, with proof of current registration (annual registration card) At least 3 years’ experience after registration with HPCSA as a Medical Specialist in Family Medicine Since this is a joint appointment with the University of the Witwatersrand Division of Family Medicine, the candidate must possess both strong clinical management and academic leadership qualities. Extensive knowledge of the South African district health and primary health care (PHC) system. Significant undergraduate and postgraduate teaching experience, including experience with supervision of post graduate research. At least three (3) relevant publications in peer-reviewed journals. DUTIES: Co-ordinate comprehensive medical services in the District. Implement quality improvement processes to identify and address problems related to patient care and the health system, in consultation with other stakeholders. Ensure Family Physicians implement performance management for themselves as well as for their subordinates: medical officers, registrars, medical interns, etc. Participate in District Management structures, especially supporting the District Management team in the implementation of the District Health plan. In liaison with other stakeholders, provide leadership in the implementation of Primary Health Care re-engineering, school health and ward base PHC outreach teams. Coordinate and roll out a structured, continued professional development programme to optimise the knowledge and skills of clinicians in the District (Medical interns, Medical officers, PHC Nurses and Registrars). Physically render specialist Family Medicine services to patients across district healthcare facilities and rotate through all service points. Participate in commuted overtime in the District. There may be additional clinical responsibilities in the functioning of the Department, including the establishment of clinical protocols and oversight of these. Develop, coordinate and supervise the six-month Family Medicine rotation for medical interns across the District. Lead and actively participate in the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training programmes of the Division of Family Medicine, University of Witwatersrand. Conduct high quality primary care research and disseminate findings (including in peer review publications) that are relevant to improve the safety and quality of clinical services. Perform any other duties as may be determined by the Director and /or the Head of the Clinical Department (Family Medicine)

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