Country: South Africa
Institution: PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
POST 14/79 : MEDICAL SPECIALIST GRADE 1 TO 3 (GENERAL SURGERY: MEDICAL)
Chief Directorate: Rural Health Services
SALARY : Grade 1: R1 106 040 per annum
Grade 2: R1 264 623 per annum
Grade 3: R1 467 651 per annum (A portion of the package can be structured according to the individual’s personal needs)
CENTRE : George Regional Hospital
REQUIREMENTS : Minimum educational qualification: Appropriate qualification that allows
registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as Medical Specialist in General Surgery. Registration with a professional council: Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Specialist in General Surgery. Experience: Grade 1: None after registration with the HPCSA as Medical Specialist in General Surgery. Grade 2: A minimum of 5 years appropriate
experience as Medical Specialist after registration with the HPCSA (or recognised foreign Health Professional Council in respect of foreign qualified employee) as Medical Specialist in General Surgery. Grade 3: A minimum of 10 years appropriate experience as Medical Specialist after registration with the HPCSA (or recognised foreign Health Professional Council in respect of a foreign qualified employee) as Medical Specialist in General Surgery. Inherent requirements of the job: Commuted overtime contract is compulsory. Valid (Code B/EB) drivers’ license. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Good verbal and written communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
DUTIES : (key result areas/outputs): Render an efficient and cost-effective General
Surgery service to patients managed by the institution and District Health Care Services in the District by balancing throughput with quality. Assist with Effective and efficient administration of the General Surgery Department. Ensure the rational use of resources (medical/surgical sundries and equipment). Assist the Head of the department with Antibiotic stewardship, patient audits and Clinical Governance. Assist with the training of all clinical staff, including 6th year UCT medical students and elective students. Partake in Outreach and Support services to the district and sub-district (PHC).
ENQUIRIES : Dr AH Stark, Tel. No: (044) 802 4504, Dr ZM North, Tel. No: (044) 802 4535
APPLICATION : Applicants apply online: www.westerncape.gov.za/health-jobs (click “online
NOTE : 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 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. Please note that the afore- said concession is only applicable on health professionals who apply for the first time for registration in a specific category with the relevant council (this includes individuals who must apply for change in registration status)”.
CLOSING DATE : 12 June 2020