HEAD CLINICAL UNIT (MEDICAL) GR 1- OPHTHALMOLOGY Vacancy

Full Time Health KwaZulu-Natal in Provincial Government
  • Post Date: Jul 25, 2022
  • Apply Before : Aug 5, 2022
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Job Details

  • Offered Salary R1 754 739 per annum, (all inclusive package), consists of 70% basic salary and 30% flexible portion that may be structured in terms of the applicable rules, Plus Commuted overtime which is based on Departmental operational needs. Employee must sign the commuted overtime contract form annually.
  • Qualifications Certificate
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: GS 39/22
  • Centre PMB Metropolitan Hospitals Complex
  • Enquiries
    Dr V Govindasamy Tel No: 033 8973379/81
  • Where to submit application
    Applications to be forwarded to: The Human Resources Management Office, Greys Hospital Private Bag x 9001, Pietermaritzburg, 3200. FOR ATTENTION : Mrs M Chandula
  • Notes
    Component: Surgery. Directions to Candidates: Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on application but must submit the Z83 form and a detailed curriculum vitae. The Employment Equity Target for this post is: African Male, African Female, Coloured Male.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: Senior Certificate or equivalent MBCHB or Equivalent qualification PLUS A specialist qualification in the appropriate Health Science, PLUS Registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa for independent practice as an Ophthalmologist with significant experience in the relevant discipline; Five years (5) post registration experience as a Specialist in Ophthalmology. Knowledge, Skills and Experience: Participation in the after-hours call system is essential Experience in a tertiary environment, research experience and management training will be a recommendation Appropriate Specialist procedures and protocols within field of Ophthalmology Sound knowledge of Human Resource management. Financial Management – monitoring of expenditure, Essential Drug List, Management functions – policy analysis and implementation, strategic management, project management, information management, total quality management and improvement, legal aspects, patient care and service delivery, applicable mandatory requirements and Acts, Regulations, Protocols and Guidelines used in Health Services. Planning and developing an appropriate program for Ophthalmology advancement in the Metropolis and in the referring regional hospitals. Good communication, leadership, decision making and clinical skill. Develop and foster co-operation with Medical School and UKZN. Competence in undergraduate, postgraduate and subspecialty training. Computer literacy.It is envisaged that the successful candidate will be sharing administrative duties and responsibilities at Grey’s hospital. This will facilitate optimum service provision at Grey’s hospital and the relevant drainage area. DUTIES: Clinical Care Incumbent to provide ophthalmology services at Grey’s Hospital, in the Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Hospitals Complex and the tertiary drainage area; Participate in the delivery of a 24-hour in-patient and out-patient ophthalmology care within the Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Hospitals Complex and the tertiary drainage hospitals; Develop management protocols for the ophthalmology patients in accordance with the level of care of the Metropolis and referral hospitals; Provide appropriate ophthalmology care to patients in the Metropolis and tertiary drainage area; Maintain and monitor specialist, medical officer and registrar ophthalmology call system. Accept responsibility for continuous professional development in ophthalmology (in reach and outreach program) in area 2. Develop and participate in outreach program for ophthalmology for area 2 Scholarship. Provide support, supervision and mentorship to colleagues, postgraduate students and medical officers within ophthalmology Manage the fifth-year undergraduate teaching program for ophthalmology including examinations. Manage the postgraduate training for ophthalmology in Grey’s hospital including clinical training and MMed research support. Participate in and support the UKZN academic program for the ophthalmology department. Stimulate and conduct sponsored and non-sponsored research activities for departmental and institutional development. Professionalism Incorporate the principles of proper discipline within ophthalmology, good communication within the department and other disciplines, interdisciplinary collaboration and proper ethics within ophthalmology Governance. Develop infrastructure and equipment procurement and maintenance plans for ophthalmology. Develop plans for staff recruitment, retention, development and performance assessment for ophthalmology at grey’s hospital. Procure appropriate theatre equipment to meet tertiary needs. Accept responsibility for development and fulfillment of departmental objectives. Provide appropriate CPD activities within the employing institution (Grey’s Hospital). Institute Quality Assurance plans to maintain and improve ophthalmology standards in the Metropolis and in the referring hospitals. Foster collaboration with other hospitals within the ter

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  • Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, Natalia 330 Langalibalele (Longmarket) Street, 3201 View on Map
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