Medical Officer

  • Reference Number : refs/019563
  • Directorate : Internal Medicine
  • Number of Posts : 1
  • Package : R 906 540.00 (per annum) (All-inclusive – package)
  • Enquiries : Prof A. Mahomed TEL 011 488 3654/3554 Ms M.P. Rapetswa TEL 011 488 3711

Requirements :

  • Appropriate qualifications that allow registration with HPCSA as Medical Practitioner. Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner. No experience required after registration with HPCSA as Medical Practitioner. The following will be added advantage: Preference will be given to candidates with ACLS, AMLS, Diploma in HIV Management, Diploma in Internal Medicine AND experience in teaching and research and medical registrar work experience.

Duties :

  • As a Medical Officer in Internal Medicine, the candidate will be expected to rotate between working both General Internal medicine and Medical subspecialities. In General, Internal Medicine, the candidate will be responsible for the clinical management of general medical patients within any of the Wits affiliated training hospitals. They will supervise community service medical officers, junior registrars and interns and liaise with their senior consultants daily regarding this. They will be required to perform and teach diagnostic and therapeutic procedures concordant with a senior medical officers training in this regard. Other clinical duties will include managing patients at MOPD, managing patients attending the subspecialty OPD or specialty ward consultations within a relevant sub-specialty. The desired candidate will be required to set an appropriate example of an exemplary medical practitioner and serve as a role model and clinical mentor to junior doctors and associated clinical staff. ESSENTIAL SKILLS: Patient first mentality; General management skills; excellent communication skills; good professional judgement; intergrity and professional dependability; leadership experience; conflict management; cost-containment. Management training and experience; technology and computer skills; problem-solving experience; coaching and mentoring experience. ACADEMIC: Performance of research within the department. Supervision of research within the department and/or MMed will required as per experience and prior degrees.

Notes :

  • Please note that the salary will be adjusted according to years of experience as per OSD policy. Applications should be uploaded online (PDF Format only) at the following e-mail: Only online applications will be considered. The new Z83 must be fully completed (please refer on the left side of Z83 special notes for clarity), it must be initialed and signed. On the Z83 the Department where position was advertised it should state Department of Health. According to Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) Circular 19 of 2022, applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on application but must submit a fully completed Z83 and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. The Curriculum Vitae should be recently updated that specifies the following: All experience should be in a chronological order indicating the position, institution and respective dates indicating the starting and ending period (DD/MM/YYYY). The information on the new Z83 must be in sync with the Curriculum Vitae. Only shortlisted candidates will be required/requested to submit certified copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on or before the interview. Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) –Verification (Reference checks- Provide at least 3 off which one must be immediate supervisor and must be contactable, the Department shall reserve the right to conduct verification beyond names provided, where necessary. Failure to submit all the relevant information preceding the statement above will result in disqualifying the candidate. Identity verification, qualifications verification, criminal record checks, credit/financial stability checks and employment verification. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Candidates in possession of a foreign qualification must furnish the Department with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) (Only when shortlisted). The recommended candidate may be subjected to medical surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 5/1993. Institutions reserves the right to utilize practical exercises/tests for non-SMS positions during the recruitment process to determine the suitability of candidates for the post(s). The Department reserve the right not to fill the post. The Gauteng Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. People with disabilities, Coloured Males, Coloured Females, White Males, Indian Males, Indian Females, African Males, African Females and White Females are encouraged to apply.

Employer : Department of Health

Location : Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital

Closing Date : 18-01-2024

Criteria Questions
Do you have an appropriate qualifications that allow registration with HPCSA as Medical Practitioner?
Do you have a registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner

Please Notes :

  • Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.

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