• Reference Number :
    refs/020464
  • Directorate :
    Medical
  • Number of Posts :
    1
  • Package :
    R1 271 901,00 – R1 348 635,00 per annum, (all-inclusive package)
  • Enquiries :
    Ms. P.L. Khumalo, Tel (011)278 7669

Requirements :

  • Appropriate qualification in psychiatry (FC Psych (SA). MMed (Psych) or equivalent qualification recognised by the HPCSA), which allows registration as a specialist psychiatrist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). Current registration with the HPCSA as an independent specialist psychiatrist. Sound clinical knowledge and skills in psychiatry. Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team. Ability to fulfil the required teaching and training requirements. Knowledge of legislation, policies and procedures pertaining to mental health care users. Adequate interpersonal skills as well as professional and ethical conduct at all times. A valid driver’s license

Duties :

  • Provide a direct clinical service and manage a psychiatric inpatient or outpatient unit. The provision of care, treatment and rehabilitation to mental health care users within the framework of the Mental Health Care Act (No 17 of 2002); involvement in other general psychiatry work as needed. Provide outreach services to District Health services and District/ Regional hospitals. Teaching and training of medical students, medical officers and psychiatry registrars, as well as other personnel (e.g. nurses, etc.). To stimulate, assist with and conduct research relevant to the Gauteng Department of Health and Department of Psychiatry. To supervise and manage junior staff, which would include disciplinary responsibilities when necessary. Administrative duties. Active participation in hospital management committees. To assist with the development of policies and protocols of the hospital. Active participation in quality improvement programs including clinical audits, morbidity and mortality meetings and continuous professional development activities. To liaise with external stakeholders when appropriate. To always maintain professional and ethical conduct.

Notes :

  • APPLICATIONS: Applications should be submitted at the Bertha Gxowa Hospital. Admin Building ground floor, Foyer Area, Germiston or Applicant must apply online at www.professionaljobcenter.gpg.gov.za. Bertha Gxowa Hospital, Angus Street, Germiston.Medical surveillance will be conducted on the recommended applicants, at no cost. People with disabilities are welcome to apply. Applications must be filled on a New Z83 as per DPSA directive effectively from 01 January 2021, The Curriculum Vitae should be recently updated that specifies the following: All experience should be in a chronological order indicating the position, institution and respective dates indicating the starting and ending period (DD/MM/YYYY). The information on the new Z83 must be in sync with the Curriculum Vitae. applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on application. Only shortlisted candidates will be required/requested to submit certified copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on or before the interview following communication from HR. Applicants must indicate the post reference number on their applications. Failure to submit the required documents will result in the application not being considered. Qualifications of candidates recommended for appointment will be verified. Candidates in possession of a foreign qualification must furnish the Department with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) (Only when shortlisted). Candidates will be subjected to security screening and vetting process Applications received after closing date will not be accepted. The Department reserves the right to not make an appointment. Candidates will be expected to be available for selection interviews on the date, time and place determined by the Department.

Employer :
Department of Health

Location :
Bertha Gxowa Hospital

Closing Date :
31-05-2024

 

Criteria Questions
DO YOU HAVE APPROPRIATE QUALIFICATION IN PSYCHIATRY (FC PSYCH (SA0 MMED 9PCYCH0 OR EQUIVALENT QUALIFICATIO RECOGNISED BY HPCSA ?
DO YOU HAVE CURRENT REGISTRATION AS INDEPENDENT SPECIALIST AS PSYCHITRIST WITH THE HPCS ?
DO HAVE CLINICAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS IN PSYCHIATRY ?
DO YOU HAVE VALID DRIVERS LICENCE ?
DO YOU HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF LEGISLATION, POLICIES AND PROCEDURE PERTAINING TO MENTAL HEALTH CARE USERS ?

 

Please Notes :

  • 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.