MEDICAL OFFICER (GRADE 1, 2, 3) NEUROSURGERY

  • Full Time
  • Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, Natalia 330 Langalibalele (Longmarket) Street, 3201 View on Map
  • Health KwaZulu-Natal posted 3 weeks ago
  • Posted : Aug 31, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R821,205.00 - R1,089,693.00 / Annual
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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 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.
  • Qualifications Senior Certificate (Matric)
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: GS 49/21
  • Centre Greys Hospital, Pietermaritzburg
  • Enquiries
    Dr S Sonya Tel No: 033 8973381
  • Where to submit application
    Applications to be forwarded to: The Human Resources Department, Greys Hospital Private Bag x 9001, Pietermaritzburg, 3200.
  • Notes
    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 license (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 49/21. 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. The employment equity target for this post is: African Male

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: Senior Certificate or Equivalent MBChB degree or equivalent. PLUS Current Registration certificate with the HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner by the time of appointment 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. 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. Grade 3: Experience: 10 years’ experience after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner. Foreign qualified 160 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. Recommendations Candidate must be able to perform a detailed clinical assessment of trauma and patients with neurosurgical conditions. Experience in neurosurgery environment will be an advantage. Work experience in a major hospital and/or in a trauma centre will be an advantage. Candidates with basic surgical experience and skills, and ATLS will be an advantage Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Competencies: Sound clinical and patient management skills; human resource management; information management; quality assurance programs. Participation in the After Hours call system is essential Medical Practice as appropriate at post Community Service level Current health and public service legislation, regulations and policy, and medical ethics. DUTIES: Clinical responsibility including examine, investigate diagnose and oversee treatment of patients To provide telephonic consultations from referring doctors, identify health care needs and discuss these to seniors to advise referring doctor appropriately. To participate in ward rounds, patient management in the ward, optimisation of patients for planned surgery, assisting in theatre and performing after hours’ calls. Assist with human resource development for medical staff: Conduct Orientation and Induction Programme for new Medical staff, provide guidance and advice to junior medical staff (interns/community service medical officers) and assist with the development of training programmes. Maintain accurate and appropriate health records in accordance with the legal/ethical considerations and continuity of patient care Undertake continuing medical education and professional development and study professional literature e.g. Medical journals. To participate in audit and quality control programs to improve the standard of patient care. To participate in departmental administration by ensuring compliance with all departmental rules and regulations with regard to leave, call rosters and rotations To participate in Outreach services in the drainage area of Edendale hospital as appropriate to their grade of qualification and experience.

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