MEDICAL OFFICER (GRADE 1, 2, 3) Component: Anaesthesia and Critical Care

  • Full Time
  • Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, Natalia 330 Langalibalele (Longmarket) Street, 3201 View on Map
  • @Health KwaZulu-Natal posted 6 days ago
  • Posted : Oct 11, 2021 -Accepting applications
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary Grade 1: R821 205 per annum Grade 2: R938 964 per annum Grade 3: R1 089 693 per annum The intention of this advert is to recruit Medical Officers to commence on the 1st January 2021 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 subject to the needs of the department. Incumbents will have to sign the commuted overtime contract form.Rural allowance is payable for periods working at Edendale Hospital only.
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: GS 55/21
  • Centre Greys or Edendale or Northdale Hospital, Pietermaritzburg
  • Enquiries
    Dr Z Farina Tel No: 033 – 8973412/Dr C Rajah 033 897 3768
  • Where to submit application
    Applications to be forwarded to: The Human Resources Department, Greys Hospital Private Bag x 9001, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
  • Notes
    NOTE: Directions To Candidates: The following documents must be submitted: a) Application for employment form (Z83) which is obtainable at any Government Department OR website b) Applicants must submit copies of qualifications, Identity document and drivers licence (where appropriate) and any other relevant documents. Such copies need not be certified when applying for a post. The communication from HR of the department regarding the requirements for certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates. Therefore only shortlisted candidates for a post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the of the interview following communication from HR.(c ) Curriculum Vitae NB: Failure to comply with the above instructions will disqualify applicants. 2. The circular minute number / reference must be indicated in the column provided on the form Z83 e.g GS 55/21. Please note due to large numbers of applications we envisage to receive, applicants will not be acknowledged. Communication will only be entered into with candidates that have been short-listed. If you have not heard from us two months after the closing date, please consider your application as being unsuccessful. The appointment is subject to positive outcome obtained from the State security Agency (SSA) to the following checks (security clearance, credit records, qualifications, citizenship and previous employment verifications and verification from the Company Intellectual Property (CIPC). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have a foreign qualification, which is a requirement of the post, evaluated by the South Africans Qualifications authority (SAQA) and to provide proof of such evaluation on application. Failure to comply will result in the application not being considered. NB Incumbents will be expected to work in the Department of Anaesthesia in Pietermaritzburg for at least one year. During which time they will receive appropriate training to pass the Diploma in Anaesthesia, (if this qualification is not already held). Anaesthetic Medical Officers will also be able to apply for a three month rotation through Intensive Care during this year. In subsequent years it is anticipated that appropriate candidates will either commence specialising in anaesthesia or proceed to work in district and other regional hospitals providing high quality Medical Officer Anaesthesia.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: Grade 12 Certificate or Equivalent MBCHB Degree or equivalent qualification that allows registration with HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner Current registration with the Health Professions Council South Africa as a Medical Practitioner (2020-2021) (applicants who are currently CSOs may apply on the understanding that there CSO period is anticipated to end on the 31st December 2021. Appointment to a post will only be possible upon proof of receiving registration as a Medical Practitioner with the HPCSA) Priority will be applied to incumbent/s that are available on 1st January 2021 to maintain clinical services. Pietermaritzburg is only able to employ South African citizens and permanent residents into these medical officer posts.The Employment Equity Target for This Post Is: African Male NB Those candidates who are still in their community service year may apply for the post on the understanding that appointment to the post can only be made after they have received registration from the HPCSA as a medical practitioner NB Those candidates who hold a bursary that requires them to work outside of Pietermaritzburg must supply a letter from the Institution/District Office that holds their service obligation indicating that the bursary holder will be released to come to Pietermaritzburg for training. Bursary holders who are unable to supply this authority will not be shortlisted.Grade 1: Experience: Not Applicable. Foreign qualified candidates require 1 year relevant experience after registration as a Medical Practitioner with a recognized Foreign Health Professional Council, of whom it is not required to perform Community Service, as required in South Africa.DA will be an advantage Applicants who only complete Community Service time in December 2021 may apply on the understanding that they can only be appointed after receiving full registration as a Medical Practitioner with the HPCSA Grade 2: Experience: 5 years appropriate experience as a Medical Officer after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner. Foreign candidates require 6 years relevant experience after registration with a recognized Foreign Health Professional Council, of whom it is not required to perform Community Service as required in South Africa. At least one year of this time must have been in a department of anaesthesia recognized for DA training by the Colleges of Medicine of SA. DA is essential Foreign candidates require 6 years relevant experience after registration with a recognized Foreign Health Professional Council, of whom it is not required to perform Community Service. Grade 3: Experience: 10 years’ experience after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner. Foreign qualified candidates require 11 years relevant experience after registration as Medical Practitioner with a recognized foreign health professional council in respect of foreign qualified employees of whom it is not required performing community service as required in South Africa At least one year of this time must have been in a department of anaesthesia recognized for DA training by the Colleges of Medicine of SA. DA is essential Foreign qualified candidates require 11 years relevant experience after registration as Medical Practitioner with a recognized 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 A Diploma in Anaesthesia (DA) is required for those candidates being appointed at Grade 2 or Grade 3 level. Possession of the Fellowship of Anaesthesia Part 1 and or Part 2 examinations will be an advantage. Work experience in a major hospital and/or in a registrar program will be an advantage. ATLS, APLS, and ACLS will be an advantage Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Competencies: Participation in the After Hours call system is essential Medical Practice as appropriate at post Community Service level Information management Cur

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