HEAD CLINICAL UNIT (FAMILY MEDICINE)

  • Full Time
  • Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, Natalia 330 Langalibalele (Longmarket) Street, 3201 View on Map
  • @Health KwaZulu-Natal posted 1 month ago
  • Posted : Sep 8, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R1,728,807.00 - R1,728,807.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R1 728 807 per annum (TCE Package). Other Benefits: Rural allowance on a claim basis.
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: HGHD 13/2021
  • Centre Harry Gwala District Health Office
  • Enquiries
    Mrs. G.L.L Zuma Tel No: (039) 834 8281
  • Where to submit application
    Applications must be directed, Harry Gwala Health District Office, Private Bag x502, Ixopo, 3276 OR Hand delivers to: 111 Main Street, Ixopo under KFC building, Room 99, District office.
  • Notes
    NOTE: An application for employment Form (Z83) must be completed and forwarded which is obtainable from any Public Service Department or from the website www.kznhealth.gov.za. Copies of ID documents, Standard 10, educational qualifications, certificates of service and professional registration certificates need not be certified as only shortlisted candidates will be requested to supply certified copies and proof of current registration must be submitted together with your CV. Original signed letter from your current employer, confirming current and appropriate previous work experience related to the requirements and recommendations of the advert. This Department is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer whose aim is to promote candidates representativity at all occupational categories in the department. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The reference number must be indicated in the column provided on the form Z83, e.g. ref HGHD 13/2021. Please note that failure to comply with the above instructions will disqualify applicants. Please note that the selected candidate will be subjected to a pre-employment screening and verification process including a CIPC (Companies Intellectual Property Commission) screening. Due to the large number of applications we receive, there will be no acknowledgement of applications. Should you not hear from us within 60 days of the closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful. And only shortlisted candidates will be advised of the outcome of interview. Please Note that Due To Financial Constraints, There will be no payment of S&T Claims covering transport fees to the interview venue.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: Appropriate specialist Qualification (i.e. MBChB plus a Master’s Degree in Family Medicine registrable with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA); Plus, current proof of registration with the relevant professional statutory body; PLUS, at least 3 years’ experience as a specialist. Unendorsed valid Code B driver’s license (code 08). Knowledge, Skills, Behavioural Attributes and Competencies Required: Own clinical discipline. Relevant legislation, regulations and policies. Quality assurance and improvement programmes. Programme planning, and evaluation. Information management, Human resources and financial management. Leadership. Communication, Problem solving, Computer literacy, Stress tolerance. Selfconfidence. Objective. Ethical. Emphatic. DUTIES: Represent own specialist discipline as a member of district clinical specialist team responsible for the delivery of quality health care at all levels within Harry Gwala health district. Promote equitable access to an appropriate level of care through coordination of quality, regular and reliable medical services in the PHC clinics and Community Health Centre for Harry Gwala Health District. Provide supervision and support to Medical officers, sessional doctors, community service doctors and PHC nurse practitioners. Provide technical advice and support to District Director and District Management team. Conduct quality improvement and Audit programs. Contribute to training and development programs in the district especially IMCI and PHC etc. Ensure maintenance of optimal referral patterns, clinical protocols and medical processes within the District, based on epidemiological research, disease profiles and community needs. Ensures effective and active participation in Clinical Governance meetings in the District. Consult personally as a Family Physician in the PHC clinics and Community Health Centre. Working with Multidisciplinary District Health management and Health Care team. Foster effective teamwork and collaborate within the district specialist team. Enable engagement with the local community and relevant non-government organisations. Facilitate and ensure effective communication with all management structures within the district, the regional and tertiary hospitals as relevant as well as the provincial Department of Health. Present regular reports on activities, health services and programmes. Assist with strategic and operational planning of services in the district and/ or catchment area of the regional. Assist with the co-ordination and supervision of discipline related services within the district. Assist with the recruitment and management of relevant human resources

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