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  • Reference Number: CHBAH 701
  • Directorate: Paediatrics and Child Health
  • Package: R906 540 per annum , (all-inclusive package) 
  • Enquiries: Prof Velaphi, Tel No: 011 933 8400/8416

CENTRE : Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital (X4 Posts) Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital (X5 Posts) Rahima Moosa Mother

REQUIREMENTS : Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the HPCSA as Medical Practitioner, HPCSA registration as an independent medical practitioner for 2023/2024. Must be post Community Service. Must have FCPaed Part 1. Exposure as Medical Officer in a training institution in a relevant department or outside the training institutions in a relevant department will be added as advantage.

DUTIES : The incumbent will be responsible to interview, investigate, diagnose, and oversee the treatment of patient related administrative duties, participating in all activities of the discipline in relation to teaching and research, participating in departmental audit activities, preparing, and writing of reports, liaison and communication services and community liaison. Supervising junior doctors (undergraduate students, interns, and community service doctors). Willing to do commuted overtime. Attendance of relevant administrative meetings like mortality meetings, near miss meetings and completing Medico-Legal Documents timeously (e.g., Death certificate). Improve quality of care by providing appropriate clinical care. Reduce medical litigation by exercising good clinical ethos. Implement and monitor adherence to National Core Standards (norms and standards). Participate in multidisciplinary team to the management of patients. Performance of practical procedures relevant to the care of patients. Participation in departmental meetings, journal clubs, case presentations, lectures, and ward rounds. Ensure that administration and record keeping is done in the department. Rendering of after-hour (night, weekend, and public holiday) duties to provide continuous uninterrupted care of patients. Registrars will inter alia be responsible for rendering of clinical services, assessment and treatment of patients, Registrars will be rotated through related departments at various hospitals, comprising hospitals served in their specific outreach programmes. Registrars will be appointed jointly between the Gauteng Provincial Government and the following tertiary institutions: University of the Witwatersrand (WITS). Comply with the Performance Management and Development system (contracting, quarterly reviews and final assessment).

ENQUIRIES : Prof Velaphi Tel No: (011) 933 8400/ 8416

APPLICATIONS : Online Application for Paediatric Posts Applicant should be hand delivered to Human Resources at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic (CHBAH), between 8am and 3pm. At CHBAH deliver to Ground floor, Main Admin Building or posted to the Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Private Bag X01, Pimville, 1808. (Kindly note that the application forms received by the institution after the closing date of the advert irrespective of the reasons will not be considered).

NOTE : Please use the reference as subject. Applications must be submitted on the new Z83 form. The application form is obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at The new Z83 must be fully completed (please refer on the left side of Z83 special notes for clarity), it must be initialed and signed. On the Z83 the Department where position was advertised it should state Department of Health. According to Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) Circular 19 of 2022, applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications, service certificate and other relevant documents on application but must submit a fully completed Z83 and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. The Curriculum Vitae should be recently updated that specifies the following: All experience should be in a chronological order indicating the position, institution and respective dates indicating the starting and ending period (DD/MM/YYYY). The information on the new Z83 must be in sync with the Curriculum Vitae. Only shortlisted candidates will be required/requested to submit certified copies of qualifications, service certificate, other relevant documents on or before the interview and candidates in possession of a foreign qualification will be required to furnish the Department with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) –Verification (Reference checks- Provide at least 3 off which one must be immediate supervisor, the Department shall reserve the right to conduct verification beyond names provided, where necessary. Failure to submit all the relevant information preceding the statement above will result in disqualifying the candidate. Identity verification, qualifications verification, criminal record checks, credit/financial stability checks and employment verification. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The recommended candidate may be subjected to medical surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 5/1993. CHBAH reserves the right to utilize practical exercises/tests for non-SMS positions during the recruitment process to determine the suitability of candidates for the post(s). The Department reserve the right not to fill the post. The Gauteng Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date: 02 October 2023



APPLICATION SHOULD BE SUBMITTED AS FOLLOWS: Applications must be submitted online using the New Z83 application form fully completed, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at FULLY COMPLETED !

Online Application for Paediatric Posts. (click on this and complete or scan bar code below)