RS3 (E-Recruitment)   DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH   Job Title:          MEDICAL SPECIALIST GRADE 1, 2 OR 3                            CORE TITLE: HEALTH ASSOCIATED SCIENCES AND SUPPORT PERSONNEL                  Institution/Directorate:   Witzenberg Sub-District, Ceres   Remuneration:             Grade 1: R 1 106 040.00 Grade 2: R 1 264 623.00 Grade 3: R 1 467 651.00 ((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. Experience: Grade 1:  None after registration with the HPCSA as Medical Specialist in Family Medicine. Grade 2:  A minimum of 5 years appropriate experience after registration with the HPCSA (or recognised foreign Health Professional Council in respect of foreign qualified employees) as a Medical Specialist in Family Medicine. Grade 3:  A minimum of 10 years appropriate experience after registration with the HPCSA (or recognised foreign Health Professional Council in respect of foreign qualified employee) as a Medical Specialist in Family Medicine.   Registration with a professional council:                        Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Specialist in Family Medicine.   Inherent requirement of the job: Valid driver’s licence and willingness to travel. Competencies (knowledge/skills):                              
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Health Care 2030.
  • Excellent administrative and research skills.
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written) in at least two of three official languages of the Western Cape.
  • Computer literacy (Ms Office: Word, PowerPoint and Excel).
  • Clinical competencies (District Hospital package of care and PHC services).
  Duties (key result areas/outputs):  
  • Be part of the Sub-District Health Services management team and support management in the planning and governance of clinical services in the Sub-district
  • Provide a comprehensive Acute and Primary Health Care (PHC) package of care to patients, at District Hospital and PHC facilities with a COPC approach, (including emergency care, ward rounds, OPD, outreaches to PHC facilities, theatre work, Obstetrics, after-hours duties) in order to ensure efficient delivery of the core package of services
  • Implement a Chronic Disease Management system including protocols and standards for qualitative care for patients with chronic illnesses including non- communicable diseases, mental health illnesses and HIV + patients on ART in the Sub-District.
  • Conduct clinical audits, appropriate to the needs of the Sub District and liaise with specialists at the referral hospital to implement the Outreach and support policy of the Department.
  • Initiate, supervise and conduct research appropriate to the needs of the Sub District and will be responsible for the training and learning of health staff and medical registrars and students.
  • Successful candidate is expected to participate Commuted overtime (1st, 2nd and 3rd calls).
  Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.   Enquiries: Dr E Titus (medical manager witzenberg sub-district) – tel no:  023- 316 9600, Elton.titus@westerncape.gov.za
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