• Reference Number : REFS/019856
  • Directorate : Family Medicine
  • Number of Posts : 2
  • Package : R906 540.00 Per Annum
  • Enquiries : Prof Moosa : 082 446 6825

Requirements :

  • Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the HPCSA as a Registrar (Medical). Preference will be for South African citizens. At least one-year experience as a Medical Officer post-community service is preferred (for South African qualified), or three-years’ experience post internship (for foreign qualified) applicants, preferably in a primary care setting. Registrars will be based in the district training platforms and jointly appointed between Johannesburg Health district / Gauteng Provincial Government and the University of the Witwatersrand (WITS). This joint contract post is for a maximum duration of four (4) years training and continuation in the post is subject to satisfactory academic progression and good clinical / ethical / professional standings on the clinical training platforms, as periodically determined by the clinical platforms in the districts and the Department of Family medicine and primary care, WITS. A registrar will exit the post at end of four years or when unable to demonstrate satisfactory academic progress. Exit from either component of the joint post. A valid driver's license.

Duties :

  • Provide medical care including interviewing, investigating, diagnosing and managing patients. Rotate through all service points in the service and training platforms – clinics, hospitals, community-based services and community oriented primary care platforms in district and WITS. Participate in all clinical, academic and professional activities of the family medicine discipline, including teaching and research, clinical audits, preparing and writing of reports, liaison and communication services and community liaison. Supervise undergraduate students, interns, community service doctors and medical officers. Reduce medical litigation by exercising good clinical ethos and implementing and monitoring adherence to National Core Standards (norms and standards). Ensure that record keeping is done for all clinical work and complete medico-legal documents timeously e.g. sick notes, admission discharges and death certificate. Attend relevant clinical, administrative and academic meetings such as mortality and morbidity review, and near-miss meetings, departmental meetings, journal clubs, case presentations, lectures and ward rounds, both at the district, on-line and at Wits (as necessary). Participate in the multidisciplinary healthcare teams for the management of patients. Participation in the Commuted overtime by rendering after-hour (night, weekend and public holiday) duties is compulsory.

Notes :

  • • The fully completed and new signed z83 should be accompanied by a recent updated CV, copies of all qualifications and identity document do not need to be certified upon application, only shortlisted candidates will receive communication from HR to submit certified copies on the day of interview. Smart ID card must show both sides of the ID card. Applications should be emailed to jhbHealth.DistrictJobApplications@gauteng.gov.za. Please ensure that the reference number is quoted correctly. The recommended candidates will be subjected to positive results of the security clearance process (criminal records), the verification of educational qualifications certificates and medical screening. Incomplete applications or applications received after closing date will not be considered. PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCORAGED TO APPLY. Employer: Johannesburg Health District.

Employer : Department of Health

Location : Johannesburg Health District:

Closing Date : 16-02-2024

Criteria Questions
Are you registered with the HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner?
Do you have least one-year experience as a Medical Officer post-community service?
Do you have valid driver’s license?

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.