• Reference Number : refs/019889
  • Directorate : Family Medicine
  • Number of Posts : 4
  • Package : R 906 540.00 per annum (All-inclusive remuneration package)
  • Enquiries : Dr. EE Wenegieme Tel: 011 951 6219 Cell: 081 010 0643

Requirements :

  • Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner. Must be a South African citizen or permanent resident. At least one-year experience as a Medical Officer post-community service (for South African qualified) or three-years’ experience post internship (for foreign qualified) applicants, preferably in primary care setting. Registrars will be based in the district training platforms and jointly appointed between West Rand Health district 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 post at end of four years or when unable to demonstrate satisfactory academic progress. Exit from either component of the joint post, automatically translates to exit from both.

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. Supervise clinical associates, undergraduate medical students, medical 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 nearmiss meetings, departmental meetings, journal clubs, case presentations, lectures and ward? rounds, both at the district and at Wits (as necessary). Participate in the multidisciplinary healthcare teams for the management of patients. Participation in the Commuted overtime by rendering afterhours (night, weekend and public holiday) duties is compulsory.

Notes :

  • Applications should be submitted strictly online at the following e-Recruitment portal: https://jobs.gauteng.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. NB: Where Driver’s License is mandatory, exception will be granted for people with disabilities. 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 (Applications without proof of a new Z83 application form and a detailed CV will be disqualified). The experience on the Curriculum Vitae must contain the institution, position(s) and dates (dd/mm/yyyy) indicating the starting and ending period to be able to calculate the years of experience. The information on the new Z83 must correspond with the Curriculum Vitae. (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. If you have not been contacted within 3 months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment/reference check verification). NB: Reference Checks-the applicant must provide at least 3 contact details (names, cellphone number and email address) of his/her referees, of which immediate supervisor(s) must form part of. The Department shall reserve the right to conduct verification beyond names provided on CV. Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. The recommended candidate may be subjected to Medical Surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 85/1993. It is the 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. Be flexible to be allocated to any facility under the advertising sub-district in west rand district as per service delivery needs. Public Service does not charge any fees for applying for posts. Should you be asked for a fee, please let the authorities know. WOMEN AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Employer : Department of Health

Location : West Rand District Health Services

Closing Date : 23-02-2024

Criteria Questions
Do you have qualification that allows registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner?
Are you a South African Citizen or Permanent resident?
Do you have a at least 1 year experience as a medical Officer post-Community service or 3 years experience post internship?

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.