Lecturer / Medical Officer

South Africa
Feb 05, 2018
Feb 16, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Faculty of Health Sciences

Clinical Simulation and Skills Unit

Lecturer / Medical Officer  

Job ID. 2222

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Plan, coordinate and brief clinical skills and simulation sessions.
  • Assist clinical instructors and lecturers to plan patient scenarios.
  • Assist with preparation, running and dismantling of skills sessions.
  • Teach healthcare related clinical skills to undergraduate medical students as session presenter.
  • Lecture and facilitate group work and train courses and clinical skills.
  • Assess the proficiency of students.
  • Assist with general technical and operational duties in setting up and dismantling of venues before and after simulation and skills training sessions.
  • Assist clinical instructors and lecturers with implementation of the practical clinical skills programme.
  • Perform general administrative and other duties as delegated by the head of the unit.

    Inherent requirements:

  • MBChB degree.
  • Registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as an independent medical practitioner.
  • Three (3) years' clinical experience as medical practitioner.
  • Proven experience in the delivery of poster or oral presentations at conferences or equivalent activities.
  • Provide evidence of manuscripts produced that have the potential to be converted or submitted for publication, ideally in an accredited journal.
  • A good academic record.

    Required competencies:

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to function with ease in the University’s richly diverse working environment.
  • Good general and clinical writing and communication skills.
  • Proven computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to learn and master proprietary software.
  • Understanding analogue and digital audio visual equipment.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Responsible, punctual, dedicated, accurate and well-organised.
  • Ability to keep to deadlines and multi-task.
  • Ability to work under pressure.


  • BLS/ATLS/ACLS/APLS or equivalent.
  • Health professions education background.
  • Valid driver’s license.

    Assumption of duties:

    1 April 2018.


    Closing date:

    16 February 2018.



    The salary scale is available on request. For any further enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 3101 / 2849.


    Fringe benefits:

    (Subject to specific conditions): pension scheme, medical aid scheme, group life insurance, housing allowance, leave and sick leave, service bonus and study benefits



    The University reserves the right not to fill the post. The University subscribes to and applies the principles prescribed by the Employment Equity Act. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the aforementioned act and the employee profile of the specific department / division.


    Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Should you not be contacted within six weeks of the closing date for applications, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.

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