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SESSIONAL MEDICAL OFFICER GRADE 1, 2 or 3 (80 hours per month)

3 weeks ago
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Job Description

Requirements :

  • Basic medical degree (MBBCh or equivalent) qualification. Valid registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as an Independent Medical Practitioner at the time of starting employment. Proof of current paid registration with HPCSA (for 2023). Advanced life support courses must be current by the time of starting the position (allowance of 3 months post-expiration): ACLS; PALS/APLS; ATLS/ITLS/EMATT. Prior experience of 6 months in an Emergency Department.
    Grade 1 – Less than 5 years relevant experience as medical officer.
    Grade 2 – At least 5 years, but less than 10 years, relevant experience
    Grade 3 -10 years and more relevant experience
    DipPEC and/or DA and/or DCH and/or FCEM Part 1 exams will be an advantage. Neonatal resuscitation course; core Emergency Point of Care Ultrasound; and core e-POCUS certification will be an advantage. Previous experience in Paediatrics will be an advantage.

Duties :

  • • Part-time clinical work in the Emergency Department
    • Minimum of 65 hours/month; maximum of 80 hours/month
    • Three to four 12-hour after-hours shifts: these after-hours shifts are on weekends and/or weekday nights.
    • Remaining hours made up during the week.
    • Shift work in the Emergency Department
    • Manage a variety of emergencies that present to the Emergency Department, with a significant focus on Paediatric Emergency Medicine + Women’s Health emergencies.
    • Promote evidence-based patient care.
    • Clinical supervision and training of junior staff.
    • Participate in departmental academic and research activities.
    • Administrative duties pertinent to the practice of Emergency Medicine (including medico-legal documentation)

Notes :

  • PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING NOTES CAREFULLY BEFORE APPLYING: Applications must be submitted on a duly completed new Z83 form. The new Z83 must be fully completed (please refer to the left side of the Z83 special notes for clarity), it must be initialled and signed. Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on application but must submit a fully completed Z83 form and a detailed CV. Please indicate on CV if you are currently registered with HPCSA. Only shortlisted candidates will be required/requested to submit certified copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from HR. Failure to submit any of the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Hardcopy applications must be forwarded to Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital, Admin Building, Cnr. Fuel and Oudtshoorn Street, Coronationville or be posted to Private Bag X20, Newclare 2112. The Provincial Government of Gauteng is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity in employment, especially of race, gender, and disability. It is a legislative requirement that all newly appointed staff members be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) – verification, upon appointment within the Department. This verification process entails reference checks, identity verification, qualifications verification, criminal record checks as well as a credit/financial stability check. Successful candidates will be subjected to OHS medical surveillance as required by HBA regulations within the OHS Act 85 of 1993. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.

  • Enquiries :
    Dr T Baillie-Stanton