Free State Department of Health Vacancies [10 Job Titles]

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7 Oct, 2013

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HEAD:   CLINICAL DEPARTMENT
REFERENCE NO:  H/H/ 1
CENTRE:  DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY:  UNIVERSITAS HOSPITAL, BLOEMFONTEIN
SALARY: R1460 886.00 per annum.  ( An all-inclusive package).   

REQUIREMENTS:
Registration as a Medical Specialist in a normal speciality or in a sub speciality with the HPCSA.
A minimum of 3 years’ experience as an HPCSA registered Specialist in Ophthalmology.
Experience in administration and financial management of an department with a heavy commitment to patient care.
An academic record with proven experience in pre- and post-graduate teaching and research, appropriate to a senior academic appointment at the University of the Free State.
Leadership capabilities, with the capacity to ensure discipline, productivity and co-operation amongst staff members.
Ability to combine responsibilities to Provincial health Department and Medical School.
Good communication skills. 

RECOMMENDATIONS:
Evidence of professional standing, e.g. membership of professional organizations.
Knowledge of more than one official language.
Evidence of ability to adapt to changes in healthcare and education as both evolve. 

DUTIES:
To be responsible for ophthalmic services in the Bloemfontein group hospitals.
To fulfill the administrative and academic requirements of an appointment to the Joint Staff Establishment.
To supervise pre- and post-graduate training and examinations in ophthalmology at the University of the Free State (UFS).
To promote, lead and participate in research projects.
To promote the image, reputation and development of the Department and School of Medicine, UFS 

ENQUIRIES:    Prof G J Van Zyl:     Telephone number:  (051) 4053012
Dr N R J Van Zyl:     Telephone number:  (051) 4052866 

APPLICATIONS:  The Chief Executive Officer, Universitas Academic Hospital,(Attention: C H Cloete), Private Bag X20660 BLOEMFONTEIN, 9300  

HEAD:   CLINICAL DEPARTMENT (MEDICAL) GRADE 1
REFERENCE NO:  H/H/2
CENTRE:  DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPAEDICS:  UNIVERSITAS HOSPITAL, BLOEMFONTEIN
SALARY: R1460 886.00 per annum.  ( An all-inclusive package).   

REQUIREMENTS:
Registration as a Medical Specialist in a normal Speciality or in a sub speciality with the HPCSA.
A minimum of 3 years’ experience as an HPCSA registered Specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Experience in administration and financial management of an department with a heavy commitment to patient care.
An academic record with proven experience in pre- and post-graduate teaching and research, appropriate to a senior academic appointment at the University of the Free State.
Leadership capabilities, with the capacity to ensure discipline, productivity and co-operation amongst staff members.
Ability to combine responsibilities to Provincial health Department and Medical School.
Good communication skills. 

RECOMMENDATIONS:
A Doctors degree (or equivalent) in the speciality
Evidence of professional standing, e.g. membership of professional organizations.
Knowledge of more than one official language.
Evidence of ability to adapt to changes in healthcare and education as both evolve. 

DUTIES:
To be responsible for orthopaedic  services in the Bloemfontein group hospitals.
To fulfill the administrative and academic requirements of an appointment to the  Joint Staff Establishment.
To supervise pre- and post-graduate training and examinations in ophthalmology at the University of the Free  State (UFS).
To promote, lead and participate in research projects.
To promote the image, reputation and development of the Department and School of  Medicine, UFS 

ENQUIRIES:    Prof G J Van Zyl:     Telephone number:  (051) 4053012
Dr N R J Van Zyl:    Telephone number:  (051) 4052866 

APPLICATIONS:  The Chief Executive Officer, Universitas Academic Hospital,(Attention: C H Cloete), Private Bag X20660 BLOEMFONTEIN, 9300  

HEAD CLINICAL UNIT (MEDICAL) (CHIEF SPECIALIST SCIENTIST)
REFERENCE NO:  H/H/3
CENTRE:  UNIVERSITAS ACADEMIC HOSPITAL, BLOEMFONTEIN
SALARY:  R 1 168 488.00 per annum OSD 

REQUIREMENTS:
A dynamic academic leader who is internationally recognized for the quality of his/her work/research in analytical pharmacology.
A Ph.D./equivalent in analytical pharmacology or related field (analytical chemistry or biochemistry). 

RECOMMENDATIONS:
An excellent record of research, teaching, postgraduate supervision.
Appropriate experience in the relevant chromatographic (e.g., GC/MS, LC/MS, HPLC, IRMS) and other relevant analytical techniques.
Demonstrable managerial skills.
Knowledge of regulations governing doping analysis and management of an accredited laboratory are a strong requirement. 

DUTIES:
The successful candidate will be expected to take up this senior position in the South African Doping Control Laboratory from where, under the leadership of the head of department, she/he will:
Participate in the activities of this laboratory (she/he may be requested to take up its leadership).
Undertake and maintain own research program.
Contribute to postgraduate supervision.
Teach students on the relevant pharmacology topics.
Participate in the activities of the rest of the department 

ENQUIRIES:   Prof A Walubo. Telephone number:  (051) 401 3090 

APPLICATIONS:  The Chief Executive Officer, Universitas Hospital, (Attention:  Me C H Cloete) Private Bag X20660, BLOEMFONTEIN, 9300 

MANAGER ADMINISTRATION:  (Information Management Specialist)
REFERENCE NO:  H/M/1
CENTRE:  CORPORATE OFFICE:
SALARY: R495 603.00 per annum.  ( An all-inclusive package).         

REQUIREMENTS:
An Honour’s degree in computer science with database management and statistical data analysis modules.
At least 5 years’ experience in managing a large database/warehouse center including data modelling preferably in a health environment.
Database management skills and statistics modules and or relevant experience in the field.
Excellent mathematical /analytical and logical thinking skills are essential.
Experience in Microsoft SQL Server (2005-2008) Administration or Oracle data base administration experience.
Knowledge of Reporting, Query tools and practices and should have the ability to troubleshoot.
Knowledge of database, transaction processing, referential integrity, Business intelligence, performance tuning and monitoring with emphasis in MS SQL.
MySQL, Postgre SQL or Oracle experience are essential.
Knowledge of Linux operating system is essential.
Knowledge of database security administration and user management together with the ability to work under pressure, and should be able to deliver under tight deadlines.
Valid driver’s license and must be prepared to travel within the Free State Province.
A self- starter with the ability to work under minimum or nu supervision, pay attention to detail and should have experience at managerial level. 

RECOMMENDATIONS:
Good communication & interpersonal skills including patience as well as highly enthusiastic attitude.
Good understanding of how the public health service functions.
Ability to analyse data and dissemination of information.
Collecting and recording of data.
Knowledge of data security as well as being able to understand the Health Information Policy.
Excellent leadership ability, time management, project management, stress management, motivational skills and strong negotiation skills.
Health related statistical experience and knowledge of organizational behaviour are added advantages.
Knowledge in IT hardware management is an added advantage. 

DUTIES:
To manage the health information system.
To manage resources in the sub-directorate.
To manage the finances of the unit and expenditure control.
To train management staff.
Write and trouble shoot SQL code (stored procedures, functions, tables, views, triggers, indexes and constraints).
Software installation and management together with linking remote data sources using different software  systems.
Administration and maintenance of database servers and participate in the design, implementation and  maintenance of database systems.
Database  Tuning, Security and Management, Data Mining and flowcharting.
DBA related functions within the scope of Microsoft SQL server architecture  environment.
Use SQL to develop reports on short notice for a very large dataset with many records (cases).
To provide Health Information co-ordination and leadership this includes management and analysis of data focusing in trend analysis for the department on weekly and monthly basis as required by the programs as well  as overall database administration of the provincial health information management database system.
Solve health data related problems including understanding of health indicators.
Supervisory role for human resources and project related concerns in the unit to ensure that good quality data is  provided to provincial department as well as giving feedback to all stake holders.
To implement capacity building activities to provincial, district and facility information  officers in terms of data  manipulation, data quality issues, records management and provides processing and trouble- shooting  mechanisms as well as training information staff on the electronic analysis of data using Microsoft Excel amongst  other possible proprietary system.
Research new data base, software engineering and business intelligent, trends and to advise management on  the implementation of these technologies and techniques.
To perform specialist duties on operational database and data warehouse and be the DBA of these systems as  well as data architect.
Manage software installation of any new modules at new identified sites including clinics, district hospitals, CHC  and regional hospitals.
To enhance and broaden data ware house for the Free State department of Health. 

ENQUIRIES:   Dr Chikobvu:   Telephone number:  (051) 408 1646 

APPLICATIONS:  The Acting Senior Manager, Strategic Information Management,(Attention: Me S Dowd), PO Box 227, BLOEMFONTEIN, 9300 or hand delivered @ Bophelo House entrance, Cnr Charlotte Maxeke and Harvey Road, Bloemfontein. 

CHIEF ARTISAN GRADE A
REFERENCE NO:  H/A/2
CENTRE:  MOFUMAHADI MANAPO MOPELI REGIONAL HOSPITAL, WITSIESHOEK
SALARY: R258 768.00 per annum (OSD) 

REQUIREMENTS:
The ideal candidate must have a National Diploma (N- Stream or equivalent) qualification coupled with completed Apprenticeship and proof of passing a Trade Test in terms of the provisions of section 13 (2) (h) of the Manpower Training Act, 1981 as amended or certificate issued under the provisions of section 27 of the Act referred to.
10 Years post qualification experience required as an Artisan/Artisan Foreman.
3-5 Years supervisory experience.
Valid driver’s license. 

RECOMMENDATIONS:
Computer literacy. 

DUTIES:
Manage the maintenance and repair program of the hospital and equipment.
Conduct electrical / mechanical plant administrative functions related to maintenance division.
Provide specialist advice / guidance ensuring that Policy development with regards to Occupational Health and Safety Act no 85 of 1993 is complied with.
Manage the Maintenance budget allocation and expenditure at the Cost Centre level.
Manage human resources in terms of prescribed policies and procedures.
Manage the maintenance division’s projects with the cost center.
Overhead control of maintenance personnel. 

ENQUIRIES:   Mr A T Leboea Telephone number:  (058) 718 3381 

APPLICATIONS: The Chief Executive Officer, Mofumahadi Manapo Mopeli Regional Hospital, (Attention: Me  L S Qhomane), Private Bag X820, WITSIESHOEK, 9870   

ASSISTANT MANAGER PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES
REFERENCE NO:  H/A/ 3
CENTRE:  TOKOLLO / MAFUBE COMPLEX
SALARY:  R606 909 per annum.  OSD 

REQUIREMENTS:
Registration with the SAPC as a Pharmacist
A minimum of 3 years appropriate experience after registration as a Pharmacist with the SAPC. 

DUTIES:
Ensure availability of medicines at the hospital and the surrounding clinics.
Dispense medicine and provide information to the patients.
Train Pharmacy Assistants.
Participate in Quality Assurance Programme.
Supervision of subordinates.
Perform other tasks as delegated. 

RECOMMENDATIONS:
Knowledge of ARV Programme 

ENQUIRIES:   Mr M Shuping.  Telephone number:  (016) 9709300  Me N PL Sithebe (058)853 5429 

APPLICATIONS:  The Chief Executive Officer, Tokollo Hospital, (Attention: Me N PL Sithebe), Private Bag X8, HEILBRON, 9650  

CLINICAL TECHNOLOGIST GRADE 1
REFERENCE NO:  H/C/ 5
CENTRE:  DEPARTMENT OF PAEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY:  UNIVERSITAS HOSPITAL, BLOEMFONTEIN
SALARY: R 211 902 00 per annum.   

REQUIREMENTS:
Registration with HPCSA as Clinical Technologist (cardiology)
B Tech Degree (clinical Technology Cardiology) 

EXPERIENCE
None after registration with the HPCSA in the relevant profession (where applicable) in respect of South African qualified employees who performed Community Service, as required in South Africa.
One year relevant experience after registration with the HPCSA in the relevant profession (where applicable) in respect of foreign qualified employees, of whom it is not required to perform Community Service, as required in South Africa. 

RECOMMENDATIONS:
Experience in Adult Cardiology  and  at least one year  in Paediatric Cardiology will be an advantage. 

DUTIES:
Effective independent functioning in all Paediatric Cardiology categories.
Echocardiography perform, analysis, interpretation.
Heart catheterization analystic of nature.
ECG’s (holter, stress, routine)
Pacemaker (follow- up programming)
Transeosophageal echo’s.
Overtime duty 

ENQUIRIES:   Mr S R Pretorius:     Telephone number:  (051) 405 3241         

APPLICATIONS:  The Chief Executive Officer, Universitas Hospital,(Attention: C H Cloete), Private Bag X20660 BLOEMFONTEIN, 9300  

STATE ACCOUNTANT
REFERENCE NO:  H/S/1
CENTRE:  CORPORATE OFFICE:  FINANCIAL PLANNING:  BANKING SERVICES
SALARY: R 170 799.00 per annum.   

REQUIREMENTS:
Grade 12 (or equivalent)
Code 8 drivers’ license. 

RECOMMENDATIONS:
Sound knowledge of PFMA and Treasury Regulations.
Good interpersonal skills.
Computer Literacy (MS Office) 

DUTIES:
Effective control and clearance of assets and liabilities accounts. 

ENQUIRIES:    Mr N N Sibeko:  Telephone number:  (051) 408 1287         

APPLICATIONS:  The Manager, Banking Services (Attention: Me L T Tiya), P O Box 227, BLOEMFONTEIN, 9300  or hand delivery @  Bophelo House Entrance, Cnr Charlotte Maxeke & Harvey Road, Bloemfontein 

BOILER OPERATOR (CHIEF)
REFERENCE NO:  H/B/1
CENTRE:  BOITUMELO HOSPITAL
SALARY: R115 212.00 per annum  

REQUIREMENTS:
Grade 12(or equivalent) Certificate.
3-5 Year ‘s experience .
Boiler Operator  Certificate issued by an accredited  Training Institution/Centre.
Experience in supervision of subordinates.
Must be a hard worker and willing to work shifts.
Knowledge of the  Health and Safety act and regulations, Factory regulations, policies and standards regarding operational safety.
Computer literate.  

RECOMMENDATIONS:
Knowledge of John Thompson boilers 

DUTIES:
Responsible for the provision of sufficient steam to the hospital with specific attention to health and safety in the boiler house.
The candidate must be able to manage the boiler and steam supply.
Ensure a healthy and safe environment for personnel and patients.
Monitor log sheets and daily inspection forms
Provide training and certify the trainees in order to ensure that the prescripts of The Occupational Health and Safety Act are adhere to.
Implementation of applicable acts, regulations and safety measures regarding boilers.
Management of resources.
Plan manpower  through staff allocation, duty rosters, leave rosters an overtime claims.
Compile work programs
Personnel management with regard to staff members allocated to boiler room.
Control the receiving and storing of supplies.
Do problem solving and trouble shooting.
Oversee regular maintenance of boilers in accordance with specifications.
Management of contracts with service providers.
Monitor quality and usage of chemicals and coal used in boiler daily and report coal of inferior standard to service provider. 

ENQUIRIES:    Mr R J Manenye.  Telephone number:  (056) 2165322 

APPLICATIONS:  The Chief Executive Officer, Boitumelo Hospital, (Attention:  Me M L Du Toit), Private Bag X47, KROONSTAD, 9500 

FOOD SERVICES SUPERVISOR
REFERENCE NO:  H/F/2
CENTRE:  THEBE DISTRICT HOSPITAL
SALARY:  R96 363.00 

REQUIREMENTS:
Grade 10 (or equivalent) Certificate.
2-3 Year’s appropriate experience in catering. 

RECOMMENDATIONS:
Ability to operate food service equipment.
Good communication skills and interpersonal relations.  Ability to read and write. 

DUTIES:
Clean the work environment and equipment to prevent contamination of food.
Monitor that daily meals are prepared according to the diets / menu.
Issuing of daily stock to be used.
Report deficiencies in the department to ensure the maintenance of all equipment.
Keeping hospital inventory up to date.
Supervision of staff  

ENQUIRIES:  Me M A Khanye,  Telephone number:  (058) 624 1819 

APPLICATIONS:  The Chief Executive Officer, Thebe Hospital, (Attention:   Mr R J Rakatsinyane), Private Bag X871, HARRISMITH, 9880 

 

Directions to applicants: Applications must be submitted on form Z.83, obtainable from any Public Service Department and must be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications (a transcript of results must be attached), driver’s license, identity document and a C.V. (Separate application for every vacancy). Applicants are requested to complete the Z83 form properly and in full. Qualification certificates must not be copies of certified copies.

Applications received after the closing date and those that do not comply with these instructions will not be considered. The onus is on the applicants to ensure that their applications are posted or hand delivered timeously. Candidates who possess foreign qualifications and/or short courses certificates must take it upon themselves to have their qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), and must please attach proof of the level of their qualifications after evaluation on all applications. No e-mailed or faxed applications will be considered. Applicants are respectfully informed that if no notification of appointment is received within 4 months of the closing date, they must accept that their application was unsuccessful. 

CLOSING DATE: 18 OCTOBER 2013 

 

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