Medical Specialist: Obstetrics and Gynaecology

  • Reference Number : refs/019555Directorate : Obstetrics and GynaecologyNumber of Posts : 1Package : R 1 214 805.00 – R 1 288 095 .00 per annum (inclusive package)Enquiries : Dr. B.S.S. Nkosi (011) 923 2255/ 2030

Requirements :

  • Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Medical Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Registration with the HPCSA as Medical Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. No experience required after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Specialist.

Duties :

  • Strengthen obstetrics and gynaecological health services in the institution. Participate in clinical governance structures in the department, institution, cluster, and Province. Promote clinical effectiveness in all facilities. Support cluster hospitals with all aspects of service delivery related to obstetrics and gynaecology cluster. Secondarily support clinics, community health centers, and primary health care outreach teams, including engaging with private sector obstetrics and gynaecologist with service delivery-related matters. Facilitate and participate in the training, development, and mentorship of under and post graduate students. This includes supporting the HOD in providing leadership and participation in teaching and research supervision. Work with public health and the district’s clinical specialist teams (DCST) to establish and maintain systems including surveillance, health information, communication, referral guidelines, and processes to support the delivery of obstetrics and gynaecological services. Initiate, support, and participate in clinical audit and quality improvement cycles with a specific focus on obstetrics and gynaecology. Implement effective monitoring and evaluation processes. Effective use of data and appropriate reporting on outputs and health outcomes. Initiative, support, or participate in relevant research. Foster effective teamwork and collaboration within the cluster, DCST, and University. Enable and support engagement with the local community, relevant non-government organizations, and private providers. Facilitate and ensure effective communication with all management structures within the hospital, the district, the cluster, and the province and assist in providing regular reports on activities and initiatives to save mothers, babies, and children. Assist with the strategic and operational planning of services in the hospital, cluster, and province. Assist with the coordination and supervision of obstetrics and gynaecological services within the cluster and management of relevant human resources. Assist with recruitment processes in the department, academic circuit, and cluster. Perform any other duties as requested by the department.

Notes :

  • Applications can be hand-delivered to the Human Resource Office, Tembisa Provincial Tertiary Hospital, or be uploaded online at,, or emailed to Applications must be submitted on the new Z83 form. The application form is obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at The new Z83 must be fully completed (please refer to the left side of Z83 special notes for clarity), it must be initialed, signed, and completed in accordance with 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 an updated detailed Curriculum Vitae. The information on the new Z83 must correspond 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 of which one must be immediate supervisor, 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. Applicants will be subjected to 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). The recommended candidates may be subjected to medical surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 5/1993. TPTH 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 reserves the right not to fill the post. The Gauteng Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Employer : Department of Health

Location : Tembisa Provincial Tertiary Hospital

Closing Date : 18-01-2024

Criteria Questions
Do you have an appropriate qualification that allows registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Medical Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology?
Are you registered with the HPCSA as Medical Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology?

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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