• Reference Number : Refs/020623
  • Directorate : Forensic Pathology Service
  • Number of Posts : 1
  • Package : Grade 1: R 457.00 per hour (all-inclusive package) Grade 2: R 521.00 per hour (all-inclusive package) Grade 3: R 603.00 per hour (All-inclusive package)
  • Enquiries : Dr. S Holland (082) 781 5571

Requirements : Senior Certificate/Grade 12. Appropriate qualification (MBBCh / MBChB) that allows registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Officer and proof of current registration; Grade 1: No experience required after registration as Medical Officer with the HPCSA; Grade 2: A minimum of 5 years’ appropriate experience after registration with HPCSA as a Medical Officer; Grade 3: A minimum of 10 years’ appropriate experience after registration with HPCSA as a Medical Officer. Ability and willingness to perform duties outside of normal hours and away from base of employment when required, including overnight and weekend calls, with availability at the relevant Facility / scene within 30 – 45 minutes of the call being logged; A valid driver’s licence; Willingness to perform medico-legal death investigations, including performance of forensic autopsies; Willingness to give evidence in Courts; Computer literacy (MS Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint); Willingness to obtain the CMSA Dip For Med(SA) qualification within 1 year to 24 months; Good working knowledge of relevant FPS legislation; Good written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills.

Duties : Providing comprehensive medico-legal investigation of death services, inclusive of death scene attendance, after-hour services during the week and over weekends, performance of forensic post mortem examinations including medico-legal autopsies, preparation of relevant medico-legal reports and court attendance; Supporting the implementation of a standardised, quality forensic pathology service; Completing documents for statistical and data analysis purposes; The maintenance of records and reports including archiving and filing; Participation in learning activities in the Department; Assisting the Head: Clinical Unit in service and management duties; Rendering other related professional services and duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Notes : Gauteng Forensic Medical Service is committed to the pursuit of diversity, redress and will promote representation in terms of race, disability and gender. Applications must consist of a fully completed and signed new Z83 form with a comprehensive CV containing contactable references. In compliance to DPSA Circular 19 of 2022 certifying documents / qualifications will only be requested from only shortlisted candidates before interview process (Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents when applying). The relevant reference number must be quoted in the application form as well as certified copies of qualifications,. In terms of the National Qualification Framework Amendment Act 2019 it is an offence for any person to falsely or fraudulently claim to hold a qualification. Any person found to be misrepresenting their qualifications, work experience or facts in their CV will be disqualified and reported to the appropriate authority. Applications must be delivered to-: Forensic Medical Service 11 Diagonal Street 13 floor, reception, can be posted to-: Forensic Medical Service P.O Box 7128 Johannesburg 2000. Due to technical problems with GPG vacancy website that the institution is consistently facing, applicants are encouraged to apply using hand delivery, postal address

Employer : Department of Health

Location : Diepkloof FPS

Closing Date : 31-05-2024

Criteria Questions
Do you have an Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the HPCSA as Medical Officer Grade 1?
Are you computer literate?
Do you have a valid driver’s licence?
Do you have knowledge of relevant FPS policies?

Please Notes : Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.

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