MEDICAL OFFICER GRADE 1, 2 & 3 (TRAUMA & EMERGENCY) (X 1 POST) Component: 029021

  • 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 all-inclusive package + a Fixed commuted overtime & 18% Inhospitable Allowance Grade 2: R938 964 per annum all-inclusive package + a fixed commuted overtime & 18% Inhospitable Allowance: Grade 3: R1 089 693 per annum all-inclusive package + a fixed commuted overtime & 18% Inhospitable Allowance
  • Qualifications not-provided"
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: GJGM 59/2021
  • Centre GJGM Hospital
  • Enquiries
    Dr J Govender (Head Clinical Unit ED) Tel No: 0324376075 or Dr G. Lopez (Medical Manager), Tel No: (032) 437 6001
  • Where to submit application
    Applications to be forwarded to: Postal Address: Human Resources Department, The Human Resource Manager, GJGM Regional hospital, Private Bag X 10609, Stanger 4450, Physical address: The Human Resource Department, Corner of Patterson & King Shaka Street
  • Notes
    NOTE: Directions to Candidates: The following documents must be submitted, Application for employment form (Z83), which is obtainable at any Government Department or form originally signed Z83 must be accompanied by a detailed CV and copies of highest educational qualification/s of required educational qualifications set out in the advertisement plus I.D Copy, Updated Curriculum Vitae. Applications must be submitted on or before the closing date. The reference number must be indicated in the column provided on the form Z83 e.g. St13/2019 .NB: Failure to comply with the above instruction will disqualify applicants. Please note that due to the number of applications anticipated, applications will not be acknowledged. Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within two months after the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The appointment is subject to positive outcome obtained from NIA to the following checks (security clearance, credit records, qualification, citizenship and previous experience employment verifications and verification from the company Intellectual Property (CIPC). The Department reserves the right not to fill the post (s).The Following Learning Opportunities Are Available In The Accident & Emergency Unit Supervision by an Emergency Physician with daily ward rounds and “on the floor teaching”in A & E. Emergency ultrasound training. Advanced airway management and ventilation techniques. Evidence based protocol driven management. Opportunity to conduct research in the unit. Preparation for the Diploma in Emergency Care (Dip PEC). Preparation to enter the Fellowship in Emergency Medicine. Due to the severe budget constraints, the department is experiencing, S&T will not be paid to any candidate that is attending the interview process.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: Grade 1: Minimum Requirements: A tertiary qualification (MBCHB or equivalent), plus Current registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a Medical Practitioner Grade 2 Minimum Requirements: A tertiary qualification (MBCHB or equivalent), A valid registration with the Health Professionals Council of South Africa, Five (5) years post registration experience as a Medical Practitioner Grade 3 Minimum Requirements: A tertiary qualification (MBCHB or equivalent), A valid registration with the Health Professionals Council of South Africa, Ten (10) years post registration experience as a Medical Practitioner. Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required: Sound knowledge and skills in Emergency Medicine including advanced adult and Paediatricresuscitative intervention. Sound clinical knowledge in general medicine including management of acute and chronic Medical and Surgical conditions. Good interpersonal, supervisory, communication and leadership skills. Ability to work in a challenging environment. Sound assessment, diagnostic and management skills. Knowledge and skills in emergency care. Knowledge of health care system and medical ethics. Awareness of cross-cultural differences. Concern for excellence. ACLS, PALS, ATLS or Diploma in Primary Emergency Care is recommended. DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Provision of quality patient centered medical care to all patients in the emergency unit. Examine, investigate, diagnose and oversee the treatment of patients in the Emergency Department. Maintain accurate Medical records in accordance with legal and ethical guidelines. Ability to assist the senior medical staff in the smooth running of the department. Participation in activities within the discipline including case presentations, journal club and other departmental meetings. Observe and comply with all departmental policies and guidelines regulating employment relationship and clinical functioning. To provide training for nurses, junior staff, interns and medical students.NB. Performance of Commuted Overtime and a staggered shift system is compulsory and will be worked in the discipline based on the needs of the institution.

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