MEDICAL OFFICER

  • Full Time
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, Civitas Building, Cnr Thabo Sehume and Struben Streets, 0001 View on Map
  • @Health Gauteng posted 3 weeks ago
  • Posted : Oct 6, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R821,205.00 - R1,362,366.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary Grade 1: R821 205 – R884 670 per annum Grade 2: R938 964 – R1 026 693 per annum Grade 3: R1 089 693 - R1 362 366 per annum
  • Qualifications Certificate
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: TDHS/A/2021/65
  • Centre Atteridgeville Clinic
  • Enquiries
    Dr SL Phoshoko Tel No: 012 451 9225 / Mr SR Makua Tel No: 078 872 6077 Monday to Friday; during office hours only
  • Where to submit application
    Documents must be submitted to Tshwane Health District. Fedsure Building, 3319 Cnr Pretorius and Lilian Ngoyi Streets, Pretoria, 0002

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: MBCHB degree or equivalent qualification PLUS registration certificate with the HPCSA as an Independent Medical Practitioner PLUS current registration with the HPCSA (2021/2022). Grade 1: None to less than 5 years after registration with the HPCSA as an Independent Medical Practitioner. Grade 2: A minimum of 5 years’ appropriate experience as Medical Practitioner after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner in respect of SA-qualified employees A minimum of 6 years’ relevant experience after registration as Medical Practitioner 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 Grade 3: A minimum of 10 years’ appropriate experience as a Medical Practitioner after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner in respect of SA-qualified employees A minimum of 11 years’ relevant experience after registration as Medical Practitioner 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. Recommendations for the three grades: Experience working in district health services (including in clinics). Experience in general medical practice, mental health care, PHC, including HAST and use of current clinical protocols. Requisite clinical skills include consultation, history taking, examination, clinical assessment, management procedures and ensuring continuity of patient care. Good professional attitude/conduct, good communication skills, good professional ethics, teamwork ability, good medical records keeping. Willingness to work/participate in outreach programmes in any PHC facility in the district service. Competency Profile: Appropriate treatment of PHC cases, including mental health conditions to prevent relapse. Ability to refer patients, make recommendations, provide advice and deliver information in the form of reports to all disciplines in the district mental health team. DUTIES: Ensuring proper referrals between hospitals and clinic and completion of correct referral documents from community to hospital. Following correct procedures for the down referrals of clients. Ability to manage a multidisciplinary team and work together with the MDT (nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists and social workers) for optimal patient’s management. Support the provision of PHC services in the Community Health Centers, clinics and District hospitals within the district health services (DHS) by providing optimal acute, chronic, mental health care, MCW&H, mentoring and supervision of health care professionals through integrated approach programmes. Participate in 24hour PHC services including Medico-legal and EMS. Use protocols and guidelines in patient management and ensure appropriate referrals services in accordance with national and provincial strategies. Give caregivers skills to manage patients optimally. Assist the facility in ensuring that it has adequate and correct medication for service users. Ensure compliance with the Essential Medicine List (EML) including record-keeping principles.

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