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A job opportunity

A job opportunity exists for the right candidate in Western Cape
The Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply and an indication in the regard will be appreciated.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for any of the positions advertised by the Western Cape Government.
 
Medical Specialist Grade 1 to 3 (Sub- specialty) (Divisions of Critical Care)
  Employment Type: Permanent
  Reference No: GSH48/2019
  Location: Groote Schuur Hospital, Observatory
 
Note:
“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.”
 
Requirements
Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as Medical Specialist (Sub-specialty) in Critical Care.
 
Duties (key result areas/outputs):
Fulltime clinical service provision within all units falling under the Division of Critical Care. Patient care and supervision of junior medical staff. Supervision and training of medical staff in Critical Care Including the use of ultrasound and extra corporeal support modalities. Participation in management and resource allocation within Critical Care. Development and implementation of research pertinent to Critical Care. Participation in clinical audit and outreach programmes in Critical Care.
 
Experience:
Grade 1: None after registration with HPCSA as a Medical Specialist (Sub-specialty) in Critical Care. Grade 2: A minimum of 5 years’ appropriate experience after registration with the HPCSA (or recognised foreign Health Professional Council in respect of a foreign qualified employee) as a Medical Specialist (Sub-specialty) in Critical Care. Grade 3: A minimum of 10 years’ appropriate experience after registration with the HPCSA (Or as recognised foreign Health Professional council in respect of a foreign qualified employee) as a Medical Specialist (Sub-specialty) in Critical Care.
 
Enquiries:
Prof I Joubert (021) 404-3279/ Dr Shrikant Peters (021) 404-5195
 
Competencies (knowledge/skills):
Proven experience of dealing with patients in a multidisciplinary intensive care unit where management by a critical care sub specialist is essential. Experience to include medical/surgical/transplant/cardiothoracic and neurosurgery as well as the provision of extra corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). A background that compliments and strengthens the current expertise within the Division of Critical Care.
 
Registration with a professional council:
Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Specialist (Sub-specialty) in Critical Care.
 
Remuneration:
Grade 1: R 1 283 601 per annum ; Grade 2: R 1 467 651 per annum ; Grade 3: R 1 604 781 per annum A portion of the package can be structured according to the individual's personal needs.
 
Starting Date:
11/15/2019 12:00:00 AM
 
NOTICE TO ALL
Candidates may be subjected to a competency test. No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. As directed by the Department of Public Service and Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records and previous employment.
  • It will be expected of candidates to be conversant in at least two of the official languages (English/Afrikaans/Xhosa) of the Western Cape.
  • It will be expected of shortlisted candidates to be:
  • available at the venue on the time and date as determined by the Department and
  • bring along recently (not older than 6 months) certified copies of your Identity Document (ID), driver’s license (if applicable for the post), qualification and/or proof of registration at relevant statutory body. Failure to adhere to the aforementioned may lead to his/her application being disqualified and not further considered.
Closing date: 12/6/2019 12:00:00 AM
 
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