• Reference Number : REFS/019837
  • Directorate : PAEDIATRICS
  • Number of Posts : 1
  • Package : R1 124 805- R1 605 330 per annum plus benefits
  • Enquiries : Prof I Smuts: 012-354 5296

Requirements :

  • Mmed or FCP qualification in Paediatrics. Proof of registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). The candidate must be interested in working in Paediatric Pulmonology and Paediatrics intensive care. the candidate must possess the following skills: problem-solving and firm decision-making skills, strong leadership, sound communication and the ability to resolve conflict. It is essential to participate in the academic activities of the department, including pre- and post-graduate training as well as clinical research. Continuous education and evaluation in the clinical setting of Paediatrics is essential. Advanced computer skills to apply in patient care and management.

Duties :

  • The successful candidate will be expected to coordinate the different components of Paediatrics and related disciplines in the Paediatric Pulmonology and Paediatric intensive care unit. it will be expected that comprehensive patient management in a tertiary care Paediatric intensive care unit facility should be provided and continuation of care in the primary and secondary health care sector should be ensured. It will require networking in the cluster to optimize patient flow and ensure optimal use of limited PICU beds. In- and out patient follow up for selected patients not ready to be transferred to a lower level of care after discharges from PICU will be expected to ensure continuation of care and improve outcome. The candidate will have to supervise and manage the medical staff. A critical component will be administration, ICD 10 coding and record keeping. Academic-, M&M - and Hospital related meetings should be attended. Participation in commuted overtime will be expected. Personal clinical training with a focus on Paediatric Pulmonology and intensive care as well as related medical domains is essential. The knowledge should be applied, transferred to the students and related clinical research.

Notes :

  • Applications should be submitted strictly online at the following E-Recruitment portal: http://professionaljobcenter.gpg.gov.za. No hand-delivered, faxed or emailed applications will be accepted. NB: For assistance with online applications please email your query to e-recruitment@gauteng.gov.za. Application should be accompanied by a fully completed and signed new Z83 application form obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents plus a recently updated comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV). Applications without proof of a new Z83 application form and detailed CV will be disqualified. Applicants must indicate the post reference number on their applications. (Shortlisted candidates will receive communication from HR to submit certified copies of educational qualifications and other relevant documents not older than 6 months on or before the day of the interview). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). All foreign qualification must be accompanied by evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Correspondence will only be limited to shortlisted candidates. Suitable candidates will be subjected to vetting and personnel pre-employment suitability checks (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification). Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. Medical Surveillance will be conducted on the recommended candidates. It is Department’s intention to promote representivity (race, gender, and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of these posts. The Department reserves the right not to appoint/fill this post. NB: The Public Service does not charge any fees for applying for posts. Should you be asked for a fee, please let the authorities know. PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Employer : Department of Health


Closing Date : 14-02-2024

Criteria Questions
Do you have an Mmed or FCP Qualification?
Do you have proof of registration with the HPCSA?

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.