Medical Specialist: Obstetrics and Gynaecology – Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital

Requirements :

  • Appropriate qualification that allows for registration with the HPCSA as Medical Specialist in Obs and Gynae. Registration with the HPCSA as Medical Specialist in Obs and Gynae and proof of current registration. No experience required after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Specialist Obs and Gynae.

Duties :

  • As a consultant, the candidate will be responsible for the clinical management of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The incumbent will be required to lead operational and academic ward rounds including post-intake, follow-up and grand rounds. As the most senior doctor in the unit, the incumbent will be required to supervise registrars, medical officers, intern doctors and students in patient care and the performance of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Other clinical duties will include managing patients at OPD, managing patients attending the Subspeciality. OPD or Specialty Ward Consultations within a relevant Sub-specialty. Possess the skill and knowledge required to manage a wide variety of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Function in a multi-disciplinary team. Be in a possession of the appropriate qualification. Provide supervision for junior and Nursing staff. The desired candidate will be required to set an appropriate example of an exemplary medical practitioner and serve as a role model and clinical mentor to junior Doctors and associated clinical staff. Co-ordination of sub-specialist services at CMJAH and cluster hospitals for both inpatient and outpatient. Services. Supervision of the clinical technology service as required. Overseeing the development of appropriate referral pathways and development of services at referral hospitals. Participation in the academic studies of the Wits Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Performance of research within the department. Supervision of research within the department and MMed students. Training and supervision of Senior Registrars, Registrars, Medical Officers, Medical Interns and Medical Students including tutorials, teaching ward rounds and skills development. The desired candidate will also be required to provide medical support and guidance to nursing staff.

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