MEDICAL SPECIALIST GRADE 1 -3 (MENTAL HEALTH)

  • Full Time
  • Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, Golden Mile Building, 5 Downing St, North End, 6001 View on Map
  • Health Eastern Cape posted 1 month ago
  • Posted : Aug 24, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R1,106,040.00 - R1,106,040.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary Grade 1: R1 106 040 – R1 173 900 per annum, (OSD) Grade 2: R1 264 623 – R1 342 230 per annum, (OSD) Grade 3: R1 467 651 – R1 834 890 per annum, (OSD)
  • Qualifications Certificate
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: ECHEALTH/MS-DMS/ORT/01/08A/2021
  • Centre Amathole District Office
  • Enquiries
    Ms N Nene Tel No: 043 707 6748
  • Where to submit application
  • Notes
    NOTE: Applications must be posted on the new Z83 Form accompanied by copies of Qualification(s) inclusive of Matric certificate, Identity document, Proof of registration, proof of citizenship if not RSA citizen, a comprehensive CV, indicating three reference persons: Name and Contact Numbers, A relationship with reference, Furthermore, such copies need not be certified when applying for a post. Communication from the 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 97 certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from HR. Applicants must note that further Personnel Suitability checks will be conducted on short-listed candidates and that their appointment is subject to the outcome of these checks which include security clearance, security vetting, qualification verification and criminal record checks. Reference checks will be done on nominated candidate(s). Note that correspondence will only be conducted with the short-listed candidates. If you have not been contacted by the Department of Health within three (3) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. We thank all applicants for their interest. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply for these posts.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate qualification that allows registration with HPCSA as a Medical Specialist in Psychiatry. Experience: Grade 1: none. Grade 2: A minimum of 5 years’ appropriate experience as Medical Specialist after registration with HPCSA in a normal specialty. Grade 3: A minimum of 10 years appropriate experience as Medical Specialist after registration with HPCSA in a normal specialty. A valid driver’s license. Knowledge and Skills: Evidence of research capability. Experience in lecturing students. DUTIES: Provide clinical leadership and supervision to District and Primary Health Teams. Work with MDT to assess patients with mental emotional and behavioral disorders, including substance related mental health problems and develop intervention plans with MDT. Review and managing of State Patients who are on LOA or conditional discharged. Support the MDT to develop and implement strategies and interventions targeted towards mental health promotion and prevention. Training and up skilling of colleagues and other staff in mental health with focus on primary care interventions. Liaise with colleagues and stakeholders within health system and multisectorally to advance primary health strategies of mental health delivery and refer on cases that need further intervention. Develop and manage a referral system between the District Mental Health Team, primary care mental health clinics, secondary care and other health institutions that offer a higher level of care systems. Supporting mental health clinics in the District by providing multidisciplinary guidance for complicated cases. Support the District Team in conjunction with MDT to analyze mental health service and usage statistics and project resource needs to ensure services meet the community needs. Establishing and maintaining effective Teaching & learning, research supervision of both undergraduate and post graduate programs in the Department of Psychiatry and Faculty of Health Sciences at the WSU in line with the professional bodies.

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