HEAD CLINICAL UNIT (FAMILY MEDICINE GRADE 1), Dept of Health – refs/008939

  • Reference Number : refs/008939
  • Directorate : FAMILY MEDICINE
  • Number of Posts : 1
  • Package : R1 728 807 per annum (All-inclusive package)
  • Enquiries : Mrs. ML Morewane 011-694-3710

Requirements :

Must be in possession of MPrax MED /MFAMMED/MCFP (SA)/ FCFP (SA)/MMED or equivalent. Registration with the health professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a specialist Family Physician is mandatory. At least (3) three years’ experience post-registration as a specialist family Physician, strong clinical management and academic leadership Qualities. Extensive knowledge of the South African district health and primary health care (PHC) system. Extensive undergraduate and postgraduate teaching experience, including significant experience with supervision of post graduate research. At least three (3) relevant publication in peer-reviewed journals.

Duties :

Co-ordinate the comprehensive medical services in the District. Implement quality improvement processes to address identified problems related to patient care and the health system, in consultation with other stakeholders. Ensure Family Physicals implement their own performance management and those of their subordinate’s medical officer, Family Medical, Registrars, etc. Participate in the District Management, especially supporting the District Management in the implementation of the District Health plan. In liaison with other stakeholders, provide leadership in the implementation of the Primary Health care re-engineering project, school health and ward base PHC outreach teams. Implementation and participate in a structured, continued professional programme to optimise the knowledge and skills of clinicians in the District (Medical interns, Medical officers, PHC Nurses and Registrations). Personally render medical services to patients in the District healthcare facilities and rotate through all service points. Participate in the commuted overtime in the District. Lead and participate in the undergraduate training programs of the department of family Medicine, University of Witwatersrand. Initiate, participate and conduct high quality primary care researches and publications, to improve quality clinical service. Perform any other duties as may be determined by the Director and /or the Head of the Clinical Department (family Medicine).

Notes :

The fully completed and signed new Z83 form should be accompanied by a recent updated CV as well as certified copies of all qualification and ID document (no copies of certified copies allowed. Certification should not be more than 6 months old. Applications should be emailed to JhbHealth.DistrictJobApplications@gauteng.gov.za. Please ensure that the reference number is quoted correctly. The recommended candidates will be subjected to positive results of the security clearance process (criminal records) and the verification of educational qualifications certificates. Incomplete applications or applications received after closing date will not be considered. Preference will be given to white candidates.

Employer : Department of Health

Location : JHB HEALTH DISTRICT

Closing Date : 18-06-2021

Criteria Questions
Are you in possession of MPrax MED /MFAMMED/MCFP (SA)/ FCFP (SA)/MMED or equivalent?
Are you registrered with the health professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a specialist Family Physician?
Do you have at least (3) three years’ experience post-registration as a specialist family Physician?
Do you have extensive knowledge of the South African district health and primary health care (PHC) system?
Do you have extensive undergraduate and postgraduate teaching experience, including significant experience with supervision of post graduate research?
Do you have at least three (3) relevant publication in peer-reviewed journals?

Please Note :

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.

Please note: 

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.

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