Medical Officer (Public Health) - 2 Year Fixed Term Contract

Job Description

The Discipline of Public Health Medicine (Cancer Research Project) is seeking a dynamic andexperienced individual to fill the position of Medical Officer for the Multinational Lung CancerControl Program in Sub-Saharan Africa (MLCCP) project (KZN-South Africa Site). The idealcandidate should be a self-starter with a high level of initiative and will conduct clinicalassessment of patients, and where necessary perform diagnostic test, manage or referaccording to local algorithms and referral pathways. The candidate will primarily be based atthe Addington Hospital, Durban.

Responsibilities + Skills


MBCHBRegistration with Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) for independentpractice


Minimum of one-year experience of post community serviceAbility to draw solid conclusions from clinical assessments, diagnostic tests and otherexaminations to determine the nature of a patients condition and select the best courseof treatment

Job Summary

  • Published on: Tuesday, 10th March 2020
  • Designation: Medical Officer (Public Health) - 2 year fixed term contract
  • industry: Education
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Durban
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Tuesday, 10th March 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: University of KwaZulu Natal.
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  • The College of Humanities, the largest of UKZN’s four Colleges, is the home of critical thinking, social commentary and robust intellectual debate. It is aptly referred to as “The Soul of the University.”A complex and strategic College, the Humanities comprises six diverse, yet complementary Schools which are located across three of UKZN’s five campuses: Edgewood – situated in Pinetown; Howard College – situated in Durban; and Pietermaritzburg.The College of Humanities is committed to the University’s vision of advancing African scholarship and actively contributes to the intellectual development of the region and the world through teaching and learning, research, development and community engagement. It represents a significant repository on the continent, playing a critical role in the enhancement and promotion of arts, culture, social sciences and education.The College boasts vibrant research, teaching and learning units, many of which are internationally recognised.

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