Emergency Medicine Doctor | Emergency Department

Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital
Emergency Medicine Doctor | Emergency Department

A permanent position has become available for an Emergency Medicine Medical Officer or an Emergency Medicine Physician, based at Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital in Wilgeheuwel, Johannesburg West Rand reporting to the Head of the Emergency Department.

The job primarily exists to deliver emergency medical care to patients presenting at the Emergency Department of the hospital. The hospital is a specialist hospital with a wide range of specialities.

Critical Outputs
  • Initial and urgent clinical management of patients from the community and emergency services presenting at the
  • Clinical competence in management of emergency
  • Compliance with necessary administrative and legal patient and hospital
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with all stakeholders, including the specialists in the hospital, referring general practitioners and emergency services
  • Participation in emergency drills and emergency situations in the
  • Ensuring high engagement with the hospital team for optimal productivity and
  • Participation in community and marketing events.
  • Registered with the Health Professions Council for independent practice.
  • Certification: At least two of ACLS, APLS / PALS and
  • A MMed Emergency Medicine FCEM (SA) or Dip PEC(SA) qualification would be an
  • Minimum 5 years’ relevant experience in Emergency Medicine post community
  • Relevant experience and technical skill to meet the critical
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage.
  • Must be willing to work flexi hours as per the Emergency Department operational requirements.
  • Interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Influencing and negotiation skills
  • Problem-solving, analytical skills and judgement
  • Ethical behavior
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-management
  • Action orientation
  • Resilience
  • Excellence orientation
  • Team player
Closing date
Thursday, June 6, 2024

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. External candidates will also be considered.

Explore our vacancies and find the right opportunity for you. Download the application form and email to the relevant contact person specified in the job advertisement.

Life Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Applicants who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date of this advert, should consider their application as unsuccessful.



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