Posted on: 07 March 2017
ID 536530

Medical Officers needed (3 positions)

 My client’s Medical Mobile Facility is a Rural Outreach program that will initially be delivered in the Free State (Qwa-qwa District) with multipurpose Mobile Medical Units. The Mobile Clinic serves to deliver healthcare at doorsteps by providing clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic care; it will also serve as an instrument to create health awareness amongst population.

Duties include

  • To plan the Mobile Medical Service Unit activities on daily basis so as to meet the service targets assigned to the team.
  • To lead and manage the team to ensure a well-coordinated service delivery.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of the care given by interdisciplinary care team and identifies problems and guides team members to their solution.
  • Assigns care team members in accordance with patient needs, staff capabilities and qualifications to meet the needs of the clinic.
  • Participates in training, orientation, competency assessment and education of new employees.
  • Communicates clearly, concisely and accurately, creating a working climate that provides growth and job satisfaction of personnel.
  • Serves as a resource person to other staff in the area of one’s own clinical expertise.
  • Evaluates the performance of team members as requested for performance appraisals.
  • Overall be responsible for the MMSU and its operations at all levels.

Professional Responsibilities:

  • To screen the patients and advice appropriate diagnostic tests to arrive at diagnosis.
  • To interpret the results of patients history, examination and diagnostic tests to arrive at diagnosis in most cases.
  • To prescribe preventive steps and curative medicines or methods to treat the patient, and advise proper follow-up.
  • To refer the cases when the diagnosis and/or treatment is not possible at the level of MMSU.
  • Participate and facilitate in Continuous Professional Development (CPD) as required by the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).
  • To perform and ensure the Digital recording of patient records.
  • To be a part of Community Engagement and Communication process that explains the program details, its aim and advantages to the community.
  • Any other responsibility a may be assigned to enlarge the project and take it to different forums.

Qualifications and experience

  • Medical degree (MBChB)
  • Registered with HPCSA
  • Must have 3 years’ of relevant work experience.
  • Should be a team player with ability to lead.
  • Experience of working with communities is preferred.
  • Should have commitment to the cause of community health services.
  • Desire to learn newer subjects and ability to work independently.
  • Computer literacy is a must.
  • Should not have been removed for default on the grounds of professional or personal misconduct and should not have a case filed in court of law.
  • Registered to valid Malpractice Insurance.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of clinical staff, render decisions and policy interpretation, independently identify problems and effectively offer solutions.
  • Should be self-driven, motivated and keen to succeed.

Candidates must be registered or be eligible for registration with the HPCSA as a MEDICAL DOCTOR.  Salary dependent on qualifications and experience.  If you need a challenge please forward your CV to Bernadette Viljoen 086 558 8921 or e-mail to bervil@charismahealthcare.co.za before 10 MARCH 2017.  Please be notified that only shortlisted

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