South Africa

Part-Time/ Locum Medical Officer

Company Sir Ketumile Masire Teaching Hospital
Reference # UB/SKMTH/JBV/023
Published 15/07/2021
Contract Type Contract
3 Months
Location Gaborone, South East, Botswana
Duration 3 Months
Sir Ketumile Masire Teaching Hospital (SKMTH) operates as a Public Company and its mission is to provide patient centered quaternary clinical services, as well as a platform for health education and research. In the interim, because of the COVID-19 Pandemic, SKMTH has been designated a COVID-19 Isolation and Treatment Centre by the Government of Botswana with the University of Botswana being tasked with recruitment for the project.
Job Functions Clinical
Industries Healthcare
Main Purpose of the Job:
To provide curative and preventive medical care services to patients in a teaching hospital, as well as performing roles in the training and teaching of students and trainees as required.

Roles and Responsibilities:
•Provide ongoing health and development assessment and advice.
•Provide appropriate evidence based screening, risk assessment and early detection of illness, disease and disability.
•Use of recall and reminder systems and referral, as appropriate, to national screening programmes.
•Come up with interventions to assist people to reduce or change risky and harmful lifestyle behaviour.
•Ensure Immunisation programmes are available to the practice population.
•Working with public health providers in the prevention and control of communicable diseases for individuals and families and reporting to relevant public health providers.
•Provide ongoing care and support for people with chronic and terminal conditions to reduce deterioration, increase independence and reduce suffering linking, where relevant, with appropriate service providers.
•Provision of Health Education, counselling and information provision about how to improve health and prevent disease and interventions or treatments that treat risk factors.
Required Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine (specialists are also advised to apply)
•Registration with BHPC
Job Closing Date 23/07/2021
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