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PERMANENT MEDICAL OFFICER VACANCIES (X143 POSTS) AT THE LIMPOPO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

PERMANENT MEDICAL OFFICER VACANCIES (X143 POSTS) AT THE LIMPOPO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

 

 

The Limpopo Department of Health invites suitably qualified applicants to apply for their Medical Officer Vacancies (X143 Posts). This advert is open for twelve (12) months from the date of issue.

POSTS: MEDICAL OFFICER: GRADE 1 [SHIFT] X143 POSTS

Salary Package: Grade 1: R906 540.00 p.a plus 18 % of basic salary PSCBC or 22% of basic salary ISRDS Nodes rural allowance.

CENTRES:

  • Capricorn District: Botlokwa Hospital [3], Seshego Hospital [4], Helene Franz Hospital [5], WF Knobel Hospital [3], Lebowakgomo Hospital [4], Zebediela Hospital [3]
  • Sekhukhune District: Dilokong Hospital [4], Groblersdal Hospital [2], Matlala Hospital [1], Mecklenburg Hospital [3], Jane Furse Hospital [4]
  • Waterberg District: Ellisras Hospital [3], FH Odendaal Hospital [3], George Masebe Hospital [2], Witpoort, Hospital [3], Warmbaths Hospital [3], Thabazimbi Hospital [3], Voortrekker Hospital [2]
  • Mopani District: Dr CN Phatudi Hospital [3], Kgapane Hospital [3], Nkhensani Hospital [5], Van Velden Hospital [2], Sekororo Hospital [2], Maphutha Malatji Hospital [3]
  • Vhembe District: Donald Frazer Hospital [4], Malamulele Hospital [5], Siloam Hospital [2], Elim Hospital [3], Louis Trichardt Hospital [1], Messina Hospital [2]
  • Regional Hospitals: Mokopane Hospital [6], St Ritas Hospital [5], Philadelphia Hospital [6], Tshilidzini Hospital [8], Letaba Hospital [7]
  • Specialised Hospital: Thabamoopo Hospital [3]
  • Tertiary Hospitals: Pietersburg Hospital [9], Mankweng Hospital [9]

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as an Independent Medical Practitioner.
  • Current registration with the health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as an Independent Medical Practitioner.
  • Experience for Grade 1 (Minimum Notch): Less than 5 years’ appropriate/recognisable experience after registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as an independent Medical Practitioner.
  • All applicants must be South African citizens or permanent residents.

 

 

Inherent requirements of the job:

  • Willingness and ability to work shifts / flexi hours [including night duty, weekends and public holidays].
  • Willingness to work extra hours on short notice.
  • Willingness and ability to perform overtime when the need arises.
  • Commuted overtime will be dependent on need and will be approved by the Accounting Officer of the Department on the flexi/shift system based on operational needs.
  • A valid driver’s license [Attach copy]
  • Skills declaration form to be attached.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Knowledge, understanding and application of medical theory and practice.
  • Knowledge, understanding and application of legal aspects relevant to medical practice in South Africa.
  • Sound clinical Knowledge and skills [general medical, surgical and anaesthetic] for all age groups and sexes at district health services level.
  • Good leadership and communication [verbal and written] skills, presentation skills, budgeting skills.
  • Computer literacy, including collection and analysis of data
  • Sound medical ethics.
  • Knowledge, understanding and application of clinical governance.
  • Ability to work after hours independently including without supervision.
  • Rational use of resources

 

 

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:

  • Provide clinical care including but not limited to emergency care, in the designated clinical areas, commensurable with the requirement and maintenance for registration as medical practitioner.
  • Perform ward rounds, outreach programmes and provide medical services in any other area including but not limited to special events and operations in the province.
  • Respond to all emergency calls within stipulated times including in cases of disaster and/or disaster management.
  • Maintain best clinical practice in accordance with quality standards, including updating oneself through Continuous Professional Development [CPD] system as required by HPCSA.
  • Generate and maintain clinical records in accordance with the minimum required standards for medical records.
  • Participate in the Quality Improvement Programme of the Department and the hospital and ensure that policies and procedure are followed.
  • Conduct clinical audits.
  • Participate in continuing medical education, academic activities in undergraduate and postgraduate levels as required.
  • Ensure that clinical protocols are followed for the clinical areas of work.
  • Where required, coordinate clinical responsibilities with and supervise, instruct and train Medical Interns, Medical Officers, Community Service Medical Officers and Registrars, as the case may be in one or more designated clinical area and/or discipline.
  • Perform any other duties allocated to you by the Supervisor in the province without boundary restrictions.

APPLICATIONS:

 

DOWNLOAD THE MEDICAL OFFICER VACANCIES ADVERT HERE

 

CLOSING DATE: 24 FEBRUARY 2025 (12 Months from date of issue)

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