Friday , December 9 2022


Website Gauteng Provincial Government

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide a direct clinical service and manage a psychiatric inpatient or outpatient unit.
  • The provision of care, treatment and rehabilitation to mental health care users within the framework of the Mental Health Care Act (No 17 of 2002); involvement in other general psychiatry work as needed.
  • Provide outreach services to District Health services and District/ Regional hospitals.
  • Teaching and training of medical students, medical officers and psychiatry registrars, as well as other personnel (e.g. nurses, etc.).
  • To stimulate, assist with and conduct research relevant to the Gauteng Department of Health and Department of Psychiatry.
  • To supervise and manage junior staff, which would include disciplinary responsibilities, if and when necessary. Administrative duties.
  • Active participation in hospital management committees.
  • To assist with the development of policies and protocols of the hospital.
  • Active participation in quality improvement programs including clinical audits, morbidity and mortality meetings and continuous professional development activities.
  • To liaise with external stakeholders when appropriate.
  • To always maintain professional and ethical conduct.
  • This post is a joint appointment with the Division of Psychiatry, University of the Witwatersrand.
  • The incumbent will be expected to participate in the teaching program of the department and to provide training to a range of students and healthcare workers.

Job Requirements:

  • Appropriate qualification in psychiatry (FC Psych (SA).
  • MMed (Psych) or equivalent qualification recognised by the HPCSA), which allows registration as a specialist psychiatrist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).
  • Current registration with the HPCSA as an independent specialist psychiatrist.
  • Sound clinical knowledge and skills in psychiatry.
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ability to fulfill the required teaching and training requirements.
  • Knowledge of legislation, policies and procedures pertaining to mental health care users.
  • Adequate interpersonal skills as well as professional and ethical conduct at all times.
  • A valid driver’s license.

Job Details:

Company: Gauteng Provincial Government

Job Category: Government

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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