Internal Vacancies

Internal Vacancies

Internal Vacancies

1 Internal Vacancies Bulletin 0315/001-01 Guidelines to Applicants 1. If you meet the requirements, kindly forward a concise CV to the relevant Practitioner /Administrator (Human Resources) either or by fax or email, quoting the reference number and the job title. 2. The onus is on you to ensure that your application has been received. Applications received without the reference numbers and copies of qualifications as well as those received after theclosing date will not be considere d. 3. Any credentials of the contract of employment shall be subject to reference and or ITC checks.

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Successful candidates may be required to undergo psychometric assessment. 5. ALL positions that require an applicant to beregistered with a professional body must attach proof of registration with their application. Applications sent without the proof of registration will not be considered. 6. These positions are open to all employees of the NHLS including the employees who are on contract in similar or different positions currently. 7. Internal application forms should be accompanied by concise Curriculum Vitae of the applicant. 8. Please indicate the following on the application form: a.

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b. The Business Unit. c. The post applying for (Job Title). d. The reference number of the post. 9. Applications received without the required information will not be processed. 10. Correspondence will be limited to short -listed candidates only. 11. The NHLS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The filling of Posts will be guided by the NHLS Employment Equity Targets. 12. Successful applicants will be remunerated on the published scale associated with the grade of the post. This means that the remuneration of an applicant who is successful for a position that is lower than his/her current job grade will be adjusted downward with effect from the date of appointment.

13. Please note that the NHLS reserves the right to use other mediums (video conference, Skype, telephone, etc) when conducting interviews as a cost -saving measure. However, for all front -line and middle -level appointments other mediums maybe also be usedexcept telephonic interviews. THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 09 APRIL 2015

2 GAUTENG REGION BUSINESS UNIT: JOHANNESBURG CENTRAL LERATONG LABORATORY MANAGER (LABORATORY) (PAY ZONE D1) SALARY RANGE (R317 671.00pa – R413 767.00pa) REF: GAUJC0315/001-01 (42022-001-1209) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manages the correct application of quality assurance processes and standard operating procedures to ensure corrective actions are taken as required ■Reviews and implements change to standard operating procedures in order to ensure the laboratory support function (eg laboratory courier services, specimen reception and sorting, test result reporting functions) is constantly able to provide a high quality, cost effective and safe service ■Oversee and monitor equipment maintenance to ensure reliable operations ■Oversees asset management and procurement of goods to ensure the most effective utilization of resources, optimize stock levels, reduce costs and ensure availability of required stock at all times ■Generate management reports as required to monitor work and performance status of the support services and take corrective action when required ■Liaises with customers in order to resolve service related issues, maintain a positive image of the organization and promote the services of the laboratory complex■ This includes participation in hospital interdisciplinary committees and training of new intern medical doctors on laboratory procedures and practice ■Contributes to the development of an annual operational budget, and monitors and controls expenses against budget in order to control costs and maximise the profitability of the laboratory ■Oversee the management of waste disposal in line with relevant laboratory procedures and legislation ■Oversee the implementation and correct application of all NHLS policies and procedures to ensure compliance ■Plans and manages the activities of staff to ensure they achieve their performance ■Trains, develops and manage staff to ensure they have the skills required by the organisation and are able to achieve their performance objectives ■Managing data integrity to facilitate completeness for billing of customers (eg Hospital, private and medical aid clients, referrals and foreign patients) and resolution of billing queries to ensure accurate, timeous and correct collection of monies owed.

Key Competency Requirements: ■ National Diploma / Degree Biomedical Technology ■Registered with the HPCSA in Clinical Pathology ■6-8 years post qualification and experience in a laboratory and administrative environment ■Knowledge of relevant laboratory processes and procedures ■Assertiveness ■Interpersonal skills ■Computer skills ■Understanding of finance and general management ■Attention to detail ■Team leadership ■Communication skills ■Analytical skills ■Consistency in achieving stringent turnaround and performance targets ■Cost effective utilization of all resources ■To be vigilant and take timeous corrective action ■Ability to optimize processes to achieve■ maximum efficiencies in pre and post analytical laboratory processes ■Managing diversity ■High staff turnover ■Client liaison (both internal and external) and maintaining a positive image of the company ■Ability to work under pressure ■Crisis and conflict management ■Dependency on other units/ structures outside of direct control to maintain turnaround times (eg Disa Comms)

3 MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: GAUJC 0715/001-02 (44900-014-8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Manage the sample collection and sample suitability for setup / analysis, ensure that equipment is maintained in terms of defined processes and procedures and where applicable prepare reagents and mediaManage the data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the lab in order to meet statutory and clinical requirementsEnsure that quality services are supplied to customers by monitoring work, staff and equipment to obtain maximized outcomesTo maintain safe standards in accordance with the OHS actConduct, process and interpret tests in terms of prescribed procedures, monitoring quality at all timesVerification and reporting of results (interpreting where applicable) and ensuring that results are delivered timeously to sourceUndertake trouble shooting wherever necessary e.g.

identifying and solving: technical and conceptual problemsBe concerned with research and development (R&D) to assess the appropriateness of tests; to improve existing laboratory tests; and to develop new tests and techniques in order to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic services. ■It may also involve that undertaking of clinical trials in conjunction with clinicians and other stakeholdersBe concerned with the teaching and training of laboratory personnel, medical colleagues and community health workers etc. in laboratory skills and health sciences to ensure that a high standard of laboratory service is delivered.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma in Biomedical Technology ■ Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Technologist in Clinical Pathology ■Knowledge of laboratory information system (DISA) or TrackCare system■ Knowledge of laboratory processes, equipment and procedures ■ Knowledge of principles of good laboratory practice ■Knowledge of Accreditation principles ■Technically orientated ■ Assertive ■Attention to detail ■Interpersonal, computer, analytical and communication skills ■Ability to work under pressure, within a team and with minimal supervision ■Willingness to work unsociable hours, shifts, weekends, public holidays and call outs.

4 HELEN JOSEPH LABORATORY SUPERVISOR (LABORATORY) (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) (PAY ZONE C4) SALARY RANGE (R246 564.00pa – R330 046.00pa) REF: GAUJC0315/001-01 (44001-001-1133) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Supervises the correct application of quality assurance processes and standard operating procedures to ensure corrective actions are taken as required ■Reviews and implements change of standard operating procedures in order to ensure the laboratory service is constantly able to provide a high quality, cost effective and safe service ■Supervise and monitor laboratory processes and maintain the technical laboratory service to ensure the accurate processing of specimens and reliable results ■ Participate in the management and procurement of goods to ensure the most effective utilization of resources, optimize stock levels, reduce cost and ensure availability of stock at all times ■Assist in the generation of management reports as required to monitor work and performance status of the laboratory service and take corrective action when required ■Liaise with customers in order to resolve service related issues, maintain a positive of the organization and promote services of the NHLS ■ Implement and maintain the quality system that governs the laboratory service and components of the department to ensure compliance with the principles of Good Laboratory Practice and the fulfillment of SANAS accreditation requirements ■ Contributes to the development of an annual operational budget, and monitors and controls expenses against budget in order to control costs and maximize profitability of the section ■Assist in the planning and supervising the activities of staff to ensure they achieve performance objectives and ensure the most optimal utilization of available resources ■ Participate in the delivery and promotion of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities within the department /Laboratory to contribute to staff development and compliance with HPCSA requirements ■Trains and develops staff to ensure they have skills required by the organization and are able to achieve their performance objectives ■Arrange the training of students for the internship and experiential programme to ensure comprehensive preparation of students for their exams ■Implements safe working conditions and procedures in order to ensure a safe working environment and compliance with all legislation ■ Performs the role of a medical technologist when required in accordance with operational needs.

Key Competency Requirements: ■National Diploma / Degree Biomedical Technology ■Registered with the HPCSA in Clinical Pathology or Chemistry ■Six (6) Eight (8) years post qualification and experience in a diagnostic laboratory ■ Knowledge of laboratory processes and procedures ■Assertiveness ■Interpersonal skills ■ Computer skills ■ Attention to detail ■Team leadership ■ Communication skills ■ Analytical skills.

5 NURSE SPECIALIST (PAY ZONE C3) SALARY RANGE (R202 093.00pa – R270 853.00pa) REF: GAUJC 0315/001-02 (44022-001/002-1117) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Draws blood for testing at various locations as required using safe and correct procedures.

■Interprets blood results in order to calculate and prescribe anticoagulants in order to provide safe monitoring of anticoagulation of patients. ■ Performs the aspiration of body fluids from potentially malignant tissue for cytology to allow proper diagnosis to be completed. ■ Administers and monitor dynamic function tests e.g. glucose tolerance tests, pituitary stimulation tests etc. to ensure reliability of results and patient safety. ■Observes the physical condition of patients during testing and applies sound nursing practices in order to ensure the safety and comfort of patients. ■Keeps records of specimens collected and ensure that all patient details and clinical information is accurately recorded.

■Provides general nursing services as required, from time to time, such as emergency first aid, assisting with immunization and the administration of general tests. ■Provides nursing services to NHLS staff (where applicable) such as all required injections, managing needle stick injuries, taking blood pressure, glucose checks, hepatitis screening etc. ■Checks stock levels of all collection materials and orders additional stock to ensure the availability of required materials at all times. ■Implements sound housekeeping procedures to ensure a safe working environment in accordance with legislation and all safety protocols.

Key Competency Requirements: ■Registration with SANC as a Professional Nurse ■ 2 Year post qualification experience ■ Knowledge of all required specialist procedures ■ Counselling skills ■Computer skills ■Interpersonal skills ■ Attention to detail ■ Team leadership ■ Valid driver’s license (where applicable) CARLETONVILLE LABORATORY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R112 044.00pa – R222 904.00pa) REF: GAUJC0315/001-01(44940-001-7014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Receive, prepare, sort and analyse specimens for testingPhone abnormal and urgent results to doctors and nurses, deal with all routine enquiriesMaintenance and calibration of instruments, machines and equipmentCarry out all routine testing proceduresEnsure that wards, referring hospitals and clinics receive their results according to set turnaround timesAdhere to safety procedures and perform all required QC proceduresTraining of studentsParticipate in the delivery of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities within the department / laboratory to contribute to staff development and in compliance with HPCSA requirementsComply with policies and procedures of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Key Competency Requirements: ■Qualified as a Medical TechnicianRegistration with HPCSA as Medical Technician in Clinical Pathology or Chemical PathologyRelevant post-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical TechnicianExperience in a laboratory environmentKnowledge of laboratory information system (DISA) Technically orientatedAttention to detailCommunication, analytical and interpersonal skillsTeam orientated ■Willingness to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays.

6 BRAAMFONTEIN BUSINESS COMPLEX HUMAN GENETICS MEDICAL SCIENTIST/TECHNOLOGIST (X3 POSTS) (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R135 461.00pa – R330 046 .00pa) REF: GAUJCBR 0714/001-12 (41088-004/020-9014) (41088-013-8014) Key Job Responsibilities: ■Applies quality assurance processes and standard operating procedures in order to ensure the Laboratory is constantly able to provide a high quality, cost effective and safe service ■ Having the ability to receive, analyse and report on postnatal specimens ■ Learn other cytogenetic techniques used in the Laboratory including: FISH and Prenatal Diagnosis ■ Checks patients details and clinical information with specimens and priorities specimens according to urgency ■ Determines biohazard risks and takes appropriate precautions ■ Prepare reagents to enable test to be performed ■ Perform administrative tasks pertinent to departmental record keeping, data capture, report generation, photocopying, faxing and filing ■ Supervision and teaching of all students and junior medical scientists, new staff ■ Maintains efficient record-keeping systems within area of responsibility ■ Comply with safety procedures in order to ensure a safe working environment and compliance with all legislation ■Comply with quality assurance requirements ■Supervise and mentor genetic students in practical environment to ensure an appropriate transfer of skills occurs ■ Participate in teaching of students and other allied medical professionals in line with departmental, the NHLS and Wits requirements ■ Participate in Research and Development projects initiated by the department of Human Genetics as per departmental requirements ■Improve existing laboratory tests ■Participate in the delivery of Continued Professional Development(CPD) activities within the department/Laboratory to contribute to staff development and in compliance with the HPCSA requirements ■Asses new techniques to optimize and improve the provision of diagnostic services ■Be concerned with the total Quality Management of the laboratory which involves the implementation and monitoring of systems to ensure accurate and reliable results ■Contribute towards writing scientific papers ■Monitor equipment calibration and maintenance to ensure the reliable results ■ Implement safety procedures in order to ensure safe working environment and compliance with all legislation.

Key Competency Requirements: ■Diploma/Degree in Human Genetics or a related biological field ■Registration with HPCSA ■ Experience in Medical background or previous laboratory experience will be an advantage ■Computer literacy ■ Meticulous ■ Analytical skills ■Effective communication skills■ Interpersonal skills ■ Able to work under pressure with minimal supervision ■Reliable with good sense of responsibility ■Be prepared to work unsociable hours ■Comply with academic demands ■Consistency in achieving stringent turnaround and performance targets ■Cost effective utilization of all resources ■To be vigilant and take timeous corrective action ■Ability to optimize processes to achieve maximum efficiencies ■Managing diversity ■Client liaison and maintaining a positive image of the company ■Ability to work under pressure.

 Internal applicants can visit the NHLS intranet page at http://intranet.nhls.ac.za or log onto NHLS self service  External applicants can visit the NHLS website at www.nhls.ac.za and click on careers  Enquiries may be directed to Michael Ramalepe @ (011) 489 9775  Please indicate the reference number of the post  Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.  These salary scales may be subject to change” THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 09 APRIL 2015

7 BUSINESS UNIT: CHRIS HANI BARAGWANATH TERTIARY AUTO LAB/CHEMICAL PATHOLOGY DEPARTMENT MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (PAY ZONE DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE) SALARY RANGE (R112 044.00pa – R222 904.00pa) REF: GAUSCHB0315/001-01(42001-001-7014) Key Job Responsibilities: Receive, prepare, sort and analyse specimens for testingPhone abnormal and urgent results to doctors and nurses, deal with all routine enquiriesMaintenance and calibration of instruments, machines and equipmentCarry out all routine testing proceduresEnsure that wards, referring hospitals and clinics receive their results according to set turnaround timesAdhere to safety procedures and perform all required QC proceduresTraining of studentsParticipate in the delivery of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities within the department / laboratory to contribute to staff development and in compliance with HPCSA requirementsComply with policies and procedures of the NHLS as well as the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Key Competency Requirements: ■Qualified as a Medical TechnicianRegistration with HPCSA as Medical Technician in Clinical PathologyPost-qualification experience in a diagnostic laboratory as a Medical TechnicianExperience in a laboratory environment ■Knowledge of laboratory information system (DISA) Technically orientatedAttention to detailCommunication, analytical and interpersonal skillsTeam orientated ■Willingness to work unsociable hours, weekends, public holidays .  Internal applicants can visit the NHLS intranet page at http://intranet.nhls.ac.za or log onto NHLS self service  External applicants can visit the NHLS website at www.nhls.ac.za and click on careers  Enquiries may be directed to Jeanette Dhlamini @ (011) 489 9008  Please indicate the reference number of the post  Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted.

 These salary scales may be subject to change” THE CLOSING DATE FOR THESE POSITIONS IS 09 APRIL 2015.

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