Western Cape Goverment
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Mowbray Maternity Hospital
Head: Clinical Unit (Medical) Grade 1(Neonatology)
(This is a Joint Staff Appointment with the University of Cape Town)
REMUNERATION PACKAGE: R1 643 352 PER ANNUM
(A PORTION OF THE PACKAGE MAY BE STRUCTURED ACCORDING TO THE INDIVIDUAL’S PERSONAL NEEDS. IT WILL BE EXPECTED OF THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE TO PARTICIPATE IN A SYSTEM OF REMUNERATED COMMUTED OVERTIME.)
Requirements: Minimum educational qualification: Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as Medical Specialist in Neonatology. Registration with a professional council: Registration with HPCSA as Medical Specialist in Paediatrics (Neonatology).
Experience: A minimum of 3 years’ appropriate experience as Medical Specialist after registration with the HPCSA as Medical Specialist in Neonatology.
Inherent requirement of the job: Valid (Code B/EB) driver’s licence.
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Computer literacy in MS Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint • Knowledge of the relevant statutory and policy frameworks, including Healthcare 2030, Best Practice Criteria, National Core Standards, EDL, Standard Treatment Guidelines • Clinical service delivery in accordance with the Level 2 package of care for Neonatology • Proven experience with supervising staff, training junior doctors, and managing financial and other resources.
Duties (key result areas/outputs): Fulfill the role and duties of Head of the Neonatology Department in rendering an efficient and cost-effective specialised Neonatology service to patients managed by the Mowbray Maternity Hospital, including the delivery of outreach and support services • Ensure clinical governance for the Neonatology service at Mowbray Maternity Hospital and respond to medical and legal issues as they arise • Ensure the rational use of resources (including laboratory investigations, medication, consumables and equipment) • Deliver effective and efficient management of the Neonatology Department in terms of managing staff; reporting; participation in executive management decision-making and planning • Plan and partake in the training of staff including Registrars, Medical Officers, Community Service Medical Officers, Interns, final year UCT Medical students, and ensure that research appropriate to the health setting is promoted at Mowbray Maternity Hospital • Participate in the functioning of the Department of Paediatrics and Neonatology at the University of Cape Town.
Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.
Enquiries: Ms JC Joemat, tel. 021 659 5544
Closing Date: 15 March 2019
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION FOR THE ATTENTION OF MS C DAWOOD, TO THE DIRECTOR: PEOPLE PRACTICES AND ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, PO BOX 2060, CAPE TOWN 8000.