Medical Specialist Grade I to III (6 Vacancies)

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23 Apr, 2014

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Healthcare Jobs in South Africa

Gauteng Department of Health Vacancies

Directorate: Family Medicine
SALARY : Grade 1 R747 564 – 793 434 per annum (all inclusive Package)
Grade 2 R854 751 – 907 203 per annum (all inclusive Package)
Grade3 R991 974 – 1 240 191 per annum (all inclusive Package)
CENTRE : Ekurhuleni Health District


REQUIREMENTS : Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the Health Professional
Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a family physician. Current proof of
registration with the HPCSA as a Family Physician. Postgraduate degree in
Family medicine (MMed Family Medicine).Grade 1: 0-4 years after registration
with HPCSA as Medical Specialist in Family Physician. Grade 2: Minimum of 5
years appropriate experience as Medical Specialist after registration with the
HPCSA as a Family Physician. Grade 3: Minimum of 10 years appropriate
experience as a Medical Specialist after registration with HPCSA as Family
Physician. Teaching experience is required as this is a Joint appointment post
with the department of Family Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) as
a lecturer. Experience in health management, transformation and willingness to
make a difference in the district health services-PHC. Recommendations:
Experience in district health service and general medical/family practice.
Experience in PHC, HAST, EBM and use of current protocols. Clinical skills in
terms of consultation, history taking, examination, clinical assessment and
management procedures. Excellent professional attitude, communication skills
and ethics with regards to interactions with patients/families/community. Good
knowledge in good referrals services, consent for treatment, management skills,
team work capability and medical records keeping. Willingness to work
/participate in PHC outreach programmes (ward based PHC outreach team and
School Health programmes) within the district health system.



Provide, facilitate and support primary health care services in the district including
clinics, Community health centers and district hospitals as part of DHS. Improve
quality of clinical PHC services through direct patient care, mentoring and
supervision of health care professionals. Participate in 24 hours PHC services
including medico-legal and EMS in the district. Improve clinical skills, use of
protocols/guidelines and referrals in accordance with national and provincial
strategy guidelines. Support the development of the clinical department of family
medicine and participate in academic teaching and learning in family medicine
within Ekurhuleni district Education campus/training complex under University of
the Witwatersrand (Wits). Support /Participate in the training of medical students,
clinical associates and post graduate registrars in Family medicine under
University of the Witwatersrand ( Wits).Support in – services training activities
(CPD/CME) for nurses, interns, clinical associates, community service doctors,
medical officers and as well as allied health care professional within district.
Participate in the district research projects and publications.


ENQUIRIES : Dr S. Agbo, Tel No: (011) 878 8548

APPLICATIONS : All Applications must be submitted to Department of Health, Human Resource, 3rd
Floor West wing No. 40 Catlin Street Germiston or Department of Health private
bag X1005 Germiston 1400 OR apply online at:

CLOSING DATE : 02 May 2014


Applications must be submitted on form z83, obtainable from any Public Service
Department or on the internet at The Completed
and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated CV as well as
certified copies of all qualification/s and ID document( no copies of certified
copies allowed, certification should not be more than six months old). Failure to
submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being
considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you
have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date please
accept that your application was unsuccessful.


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