Post no. :        MEDICAL SPECIALIST (Family Physician)


Institution:     Khayelitsha Community Health Centre

                       (Khayelitsha/Eastern Sub-structure)


Grade 1: R 1 051 368 per annum

Grade 2: R 1 202 112 per annum

Grade 3: R 1 395 105 per annum

(A portion of the package can be structured according to the individual’s personal needs. It will be expected of the successful candidate to participate in a system of remunerated commuted overtime).



Minimum educational qualification:

An appropriate qualification that allows registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as Medical Specialist in Family Medicine.

Registration with a professional council:

Registration with the HPCSA as Medical Specialist in Family Medicine.



Grade 1: None after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Specialist in Family Medicine.

Grade 2: A minimum of 5 years appropriate experience as a Medical Specialist after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Specialist in Family Medicine.

Grade 3: A minimum of 10 years appropriate experience as Medical Specialist after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Specialist in Family Medicine.


Inherent requirement of the job:

Valid (Code B/EB) driver’s licence and willingness to travel.


Competencies (knowledge/skills):

Knowledge and understanding of the Department’s Healthcare 2030 vision.

Excellent administrative and research skills.

Good communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

Computer literacy (Ms Word, PowerPoint and Excel).

Problem solving skills.


Duties (key result areas/outputs):

Be part of the Khayelitsha Community Health Centre and Khayelitsha/eastern Sub-structure Health Services team.

Act as co-ordinator for Family Medicine Registrars allocated to the Khayelitsha/eastern Sub-structure as well as co-ordinator of undergraduate medical students from the University of Stellenbosch.

Supervise the Khayelitsha Community Health Centre Medical Officers team and report to Facility Manager with regard to quality of care, clinical governance and training needs.

Provide clinical services to patients, after-hours duties in order to ensure efficient delivery of the core package of services at a PHC platform.

Develop, maintain and monitor protocols for proper clinical governance of the services in the Sub-structure.

Implementing of clinical governance through audits and clinical meetings.

Initiate, supervise and conduct research appropriate to the needs of the Sub-structure.

In conjunction with Manager, liaise with specialists at the referral hospital to implement the Outreach and support policy of the Department.

Responsible for direct supervision and training of healthcare staff, undergraduate students and registrars.

Analysis of data to enhance decision-making.

Note: No payment of any kind will be 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 who 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: Dr MT Phillips, tel .no. (021) 360-4622

Closing date: Please submit your application for the attention of Ms E Weaver to the Director: Khayelitsha/Eastern Sub-structure Office, Khayelitsha District Hospital, Corner of Steve Biko and Walter Sisulu Road, Khayelitsha, 7784.

Bul G /2018: Post


(Career Junction, Sunday Times/Rapport/City Press and PSVC 2018)

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