Together with our client, we are recruiting a Clinical Associate to join their Medical Centre in the East Rand. The ideal candidate needs to have min 2 years of experience in the private sector and must hold a BCMP Medical Degree.
Duties and responsibilities include:
Overseeing clinical tasks
Providing updates to clinical documentation
Reviewing emergency situations and escalating situations outside the scope of his / her expertise to the Doctor on call
Patient-centered consultations across all ages in the clinic
Appropriately complete patient referral letters
Identifying patient's needs
Performing an accurate and relevant physical examination
Utilizing diagnostic tools effectively
Ensuring continuity of care by deciding on follow-up and review
Accurately complete patient statistics.
Providing emergency care
Prescribing appropriate medication within scope of practice
Facilitating communication and provide basic counselling.
Explaining the role and function of a clinical associate to the patient
Applying basic ethical principles
Complying with statutory and professional obligations
Demonstrating appropriate and sensitive attitudes to patients, family, communities, and colleagues
Reflecting all relevant information in patient records and medico-legal forms accurately and legibly
Integrating understanding of family, community and health system into the clinic operations
Providing guidance and support to the clinical staff
Three (3) years Bachelor of Clinical Medical Practice (BCMP)
Private Primary Healthcare experience will be an advantage.
Skills and attributes:
Strong interpersonal skills
Professional communication skills
Ability to work under pressure.
Fluent in English and Afrikaans
Well-presented and professional
Facility hours are Monday to Friday, 07h00 – 20h00 and Saturday / Sunday, 08h00 – 16h00 with a shift rotational basis.
Only candidates who meet all the requirements stipulated in this advert, will be considered. If you don’t receive feedback from us within 2 weeks of your application, please consider your application as unsuccessful.