POST 40/161: MEDICAL PHYSICIST: GRADE 1 TO 3 (5/8TH POST)
Position: Medical Physicist
Chief Directorate: Metro Health Services
PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Grade 1: R459 258 per annum
Grade 2: R518 544 per annum
Grade 3: R591 537 per annum
CENTRE: Groote Schuur Hospital, Observatory
Minimum educational qualification: Appropriate qualification that allows for registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Medical Physicist. Registration with a professional council: Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Physicist. Experience: Grade 1: None after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Physicist. Grade 2: A minimum of 8 years’ appropriate experience after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Physicist. Grade 3: A minimum of 16 years’ appropriate experience after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Physicist. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Skills pertaining to the scope of the profession of medical physicists. Understand the physics of radiotherapy-, diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine equipment, computers and software; and have a thorough knowledge of radiotherapy physics. Knowledge of the statutory regulations regarding the medical use of ionising radiation. Good communication, interpersonal relationship, research, development and teaching skills. Capable of using initiative for problem solving, recognising the need for action, consider possible risks and taking responsibility for results. Be a highly motivated and methodical individual who pays attention to detail with exceptional standards for accuracy and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
- Active participation in the routine execution of clinically related medical physics tasks in the Department of Radiation Oncology (including LDR and HDR brachytherapy), with support to Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Radiology.
- Assist with commissioning and optimisation of new equipment and techniques.
- Assist with lecturing of the under-and-postgraduate teaching and training programme in the Medical Physics Department.
- Active participation and assistance with the research and development programme of the Medical Physics Department.
Applications are submitted online via www.westerncape.gov.za/health-jobs (click “online applications”).
No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. “Candidates, who are not in possession of the stipulated registration requirements, may also apply. Such candidates will only be considered for appointment on condition that proof of application for registration to register with the relevant council and proof of payment of the prescribed registration fees to the relevant council are submitted with their job application/on appointment. This concession is only applicable on health professionals whom apply for the first time for registration in a specific category with the relevant council (including individuals who must apply for change in registration status)”.
ENQUIRIES: Ms N Joubert Tel No: (021) 404-6270/6266, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
CLOSING DATE: 24 November 2023