PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU NATAL
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
This Department is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, whose aim is to promote representivity
in all occupational categories in the department.
APPLICATIONS : Applications should be sent by post to, The Human Resource Manager, Town hill
Hospital, Private Bag 400, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
CLOSING DATE : 20 April 2018
NOTE : An Application for Employment Form (Z83) must be completed and forwarded.
This is obtainable from any Public Service Department or from the website
www.kznhealth.gov.za. Certified copies of ID documents, Std 10, educational
qualifications, certificates of service and professional registration certificates (not
copies of certified copies) and proof of current registration must be submitted
together with your CV. Original signed letter from your current employer,
confirming current and appropriate work experience related to the requirements
and recommendations of the advert. People with disabilities should feel free to
apply for the posts. The reference number must be indicated in the column
provided on the form Z83, Please note that failure to comply with the above
instructions will disqualify applicants. Please note that selected candidate will be
subjected to a pre-employment screening and verification process including a
CIPC (Companies Intellectual Property Commission) screening. Due to the large
number of Applications we receive, receipt of applications will not be
acknowledged. Should you not be advised within 60 days of the closing date, kindly
consider your application as unsuccessful. Please note that due to financial
constraints, there will be no payment of S&T claims.
POST 14/40 : MEDICAL SPECIALIST PSYCHIATRIST 3 POSTS REF NO: THH 03/2018
SALARY : Grade 1: R991 857 – R1 052 712 per annum
Grade 2: R1 134 069 – R1 203 666 per annum
Grade 3: R1 316 136 – R1 645 464 per annum
All-inclusive salary package (this inclusive package consist of 70% basic salary
and 30% flexible portion that may be structured in terms of the applicable rules.
Other Benefits: A fixed commuted overtime plus 13th Cheque medical aid (optional)
CENTRE : Town hill Hospital
REQUIREMENTS : Registered as a Specialist Psychiatrist with the HPCSA. Qualifications: FCPsych
(SA), MMed (Psych) or equivalent. Code 08 driver’s license, computer Literacy:
Word, Spreadsheet presentation and search engine software/applications.
DUTIES : Provide specialist psychiatric care, assessments and evaluations of mental health
care users (MHCU’s) both in institutions and community where indicated. Provide
academic teaching and clinical training to students and trainees in medical, nursing
and Allied Health Professions. Provide specialist advice, guidance and training to
clinical paramedical and management staff both within the tertiary services and as
part of outreach to area 2. Participate in the development of clinical management.
Guidelines, protocol referral pathways for the management of MHCU’S. Attend to
administrative matters as pertains to the inpatient and outpatient services. Ensure
the effective, efficient and economical use of allocated resources inclusive of
human resource. Stimulate, participate in and supervise research. To promote
teamwork and improve relations within and between other specialities and
stakeholders within the referral system to improve service delivery capacity. Plan
and provide continuous medical education to multidisciplinary team member.
Manage performance of junior staff within the area of control and utilize EPMDS
as a tool. Assist with the process to plan, monitor and evaluate the cost
effectiveness of service provided. Ensure compliance with National Core
ENQUIRIES : Dr SRH Maharaj Tel No: (033)341 5654 Office of the Premier, Pietermaritzburg