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Mpumalanga Dept of Health Vacancies – Medical Officer Grade 1

Website Mpumalanga Department of Health

Job Description:

The incumbent will be responsible to interview, investigate, diagnose and oversee the treatment of patient

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervise junior doctors (undergraduate students, interns and community service doctors). Attendance of relevant administrative meetings like mortality meetings, near miss meetings and completing MEDICO Legal documents timeously.
  • Improve quality of care by providing appropriate clinical care.
  • Reduce medical litigation by exercising good clinical ethos.
  • Implement and monitor adherence to National Core Standards (norms and standards).
  • Provide clinical care to patients in the wards, OPD/Casualty and clinics.
  • Assist in clinical audit.
  • Participate in after-hour calls.
  • Participate in continuing medical education.
  • Perform medical procedures and perform duties related to maternity, casualty, wards, theatre and clinics.
  • Render an essential health service to the community.
  • Support and manage patients.
  • Assess and monitor patients.
  • Ensure provision of comprehensive care.
  • Participation in all activities of the discipline in relation to teaching and research. Participate in multidisciplinary team to the management of patients.
  • Performance of practical procedures relevant to the care of patients.
  • Ensure that administration and record keeping is done in the department.
  • Willing to do commuted overtime rendering of after-hour (night, weekend and public holiday) duties to provide continuous uninterrupted care of patients

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree (qualification) that allows registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner. Current registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner (2022) (Independent Practice).
  • A valid work permit will be required from non-South Africans. Sound knowledge of medical ethics. Multidisciplinary management and team work and experience in the respective medical discipline. Knowledge of current Health and Public Service regulations and policies.
  • No experience required after registration with the HPCSA as Medical Practitioner (Independent Practice).
  • Minimum of 1 year relevant experience after registration with a recognized Foreign Health Professions and / or the HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner (Independent Practice) for foreign qualified employees.
  •  Sound knowledge of medical ethics.
  • Multidisciplinary management and team work and experience in the respective medical discipline. Sound clinical knowledge, competency and skills in general clinical domains.
  • The ability to work under supervision as an efficient team member.
  • Good communication, leadership, interpersonal, and supervisory skills.
  • Ability to manage patients independently, diligently, responsibility and engage when necessary.
  • Knowledge of current health policies, legislation, programs and priorities within the domain.

Job Details:

Company: Mpumalanga Department of Health

Job Category : Government

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Eureka, Mpumalanga, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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