Head Clinical Unit: Medical Grade 1




Reference number: 03922

Directorate: Orthopaedic Surgery

SALARY: R1, 254 957 annum (all-inclusive remuneration package, of which a portion could be structured according to the individual’s needs)

CENTRE: Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital (CHBAH)

REQUIREMENTS: Appropriate qualifications that allow registration with the Professional Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Medical Specialist in a normal specialty or in recognized Sub-Specialty. HPCSA registration as Medical Specialist in a normal specialty or in a recognized Sub-Specialty. Current registration with HPCSA. A minimum of 3 years appropriate experience in Paediatrics after registration with HPCSA as a Medical Specialist or a recognized Sub-Specialty. This experience should be in terms of clinical service provision, teaching, administration and research. Computer literacy (Ms Word, Ms Excel, Ms PowerPoint). Sound knowledge of Government Regulations, Policies and Acts and the ability to implement policies. Administrative and management knowledge. Project management skills. Team building skills, people skills and interpersonal relations skills. Communication skills (verbal & written), organization skills, problem solving- and interventional skills. Must be highly motivated and enthusiastic to contribute to the Paediatrics care. Must be able to work under pressure. Must be highly motivated and enthusiastic to contribute to the Orthopaedic Surgery care. Must be able to work under pressure.

DUTIES: As head of a large general / specialized medical unit manage and provide leadership Provide supervision and training for Interns, Medical Officers and Registrars. Provide a comprehensive clinical service in Orthopaedic Surgery. Participate in hospital, departmental and university committees. Active participation in administrative duties of the department. Participation in research. Management of staff performance and assessment within the department. Ensure the employment of the previously disadvantaged individuals in terms of race, gender and disability to enhance equity. Perform clinical specialist duties and patient care in Orthopaedic Surgery. Work as part of the multidisciplinary team to provide effective patient care. Should be able to perform commuted overtime as per departmental requirement. Perform clinical specialist duties and patient care in Orthopaedic Surgery. Perform duties assigned by the Head of Department. Maintain assurance standards and other departmental policies. Contribute to Paediatric’s planning, budgeting and procurement processes as well as monitoring and evaluation. Management of personnel performance and review thereof. (Contracting, quarterly review and final assessment)

ENQUIRIES: Dr Mustafa (011) 9388161 or Prof. Ramokgopa (011) 933 -8914

APPLICATIONS: Application must be submitted on a Z83 form with a C.V, Certified copies of I.D and Qualifications attached. Applications should be submitted at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Nursing College(inside the Hospital premises), Chris Hani Road , Diepkloof ,Soweto or posted to Private Bag X05, Bertsham, 2013 or apply online at www.gautengonline.gov.za

CLOSING DATE: 30 May 2014

NOTE: Applications must be submitted on form z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za / documents. The Completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated CV as well as certified copies of all qualification / s and ID document( no copies of certified copies allowed, certification should not be more than six months old). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

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Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!
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