Medical Officer - Emergency Department

Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital
Medical Officer - Emergency Department

A position has become available for a Medical Officer, based at Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital in Honeydew, Johannesburg West Rand reporting to the Head of the Emergency Department.
The job primarily exists to deliver medical care to patients presenting at the emergency unit of the hospital. The role reports to the medical Head of the Emergency Unit. The hospital is a specialist hospital with a wide range of medical disciplines.

Critical Outputs
  • Initial and urgent clinical management of patients from the community and emergency services presenting at the
    hospital. Clinical competence in management of emergency patients.
  • Compliance with necessary administrative and legal patient and hospital documentation.
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with the specialists in the hospital, referring general practitioners and emergency services personnel.
  • Participation in emergency drills and emergency situations in the hospital.
  • Ensuring high engagement with the hospital team for optimal productivity and outputs.
  • Participation in community and marketing events.
  • Registered with the Health Professions Council for independent practice.
  • Certification: At least two of ACLS, APLS and ATLS.
  • A MMed Emergency Medicine FCEM (SA) or Dip PEC(SA) qualification would be an advantage.
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience in Emergency Medicine.
  • Interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Influencing and negotiation skills
  • Problem-solving, analytical skills and judgement
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Self management
  • Action orientation
  • Resilience
  • Excellence orientation
  • Team player
Closing date
Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

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Life Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.

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