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Emergency Doctor

Closing date: 25/10/2021  
Number of positions: 1 
Recruiter name: Lesyja Christina Steyn  
Reference number: 18467  
Permanent

Mediclinic Hoogland | Bethlehem | South Africa 

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB

To provide quality and safe clinical care to patients that present to the emergency centre through assessing, diagnosing, treating and  disposition according to best practice standards

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS

Provide quality safe clinical care  in the emergency centre

Assist with teaching and co-ordinating clinical development programmes in the emergency centre to improve patient care

Adhere to and to support the nursing staff in the application of triage in the emergency centre

Actively participate in company strategies e.g. PatientsFirst@Mediclinic

Partake in emergency centre quality improvement and quality assurance initiatives to ensure safe, quality patient care is delivered at all times

Maintain a minimum standard of emergency medical care knowledge and expertise at all times

REQUIRED EDUCATION

ESSENTIAL EDUCATION:  MB BCh/MB ChB

DESIRED EDUCATION:  Dip PEC, MPhil

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

ESSENTIAL MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: Completion of internship and community service years

DESIRED EXPERIENCE: Previous work experience post community service year in emergency centre in private / public hospital

REQUIRED JOB SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

Health Professions Act No. 56 of 1974
Children’s Act No. 38 of 2005
HPCSA Regulations and Guidelines on Ethical rules, regulations and policy guidelines
Advanced Trauma life Support
South African Triage Scale
Advanced Paediatric Life Support
The Charter of the Public and Private Health Sectors of the Republic of South Africa
Private healthcare industry knowledge
Mental Health Care Act No. 17 of 2002
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Children’s Amendment Act No. 41 of 2007
Basic Life Support
National Health Act No.61 of 2003
The Patients’ Right Charter

All applicants will be considered, with the understanding that preference will be given in accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of Mediclinic Southern Africa, as well as internal applicants/employees that meet the minimum requirements.

It is a condition of employment that all Mediclinic employees based in Southern Africa are vaccinated against any dangerous or life threatening transmissible diseases. Currently applications for the advertised position will only be considered from applicants who have been at least partially vaccinated against Covid-19 by the time of their appointment with an understanding that full vaccination will be achieved within two (2) months after appointment date. 

 

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