Department of Health Medical Officer Grade 1(posts x1)

Department of health invites young talented individuals who meet all necessary requirements to apply for medical officer grade 1.

Salary: R 906 540 per annum

Requirements :

  • Registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as an Independent Medical Practitioner. A keen interest in caring of acutely ill patients as well as ATLS or ACLS would be recommended.

Duties :

  • This will include after hours work (weekends and weekdays). The Critical Care MO functions as a member of the multidisciplinary critical care team that manages high care and Critical Care unit patients. Specific duties include: Patient management and full time clinical service provision within the ICU and High Care unit. Participation in the Critical Care academic program. Participation in the departmental research activities.

Notes :

Applications should be submitted strictly online at the following E-Recruitment portal:

  • No hand-delivered, faxed or emailed applications will be accepted.
  • NB: For assistance with online applications please email your query to
  • Application should be accompanied by a fully completed and signed new Z83 application form obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at plus a recently updated comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  • Applications without proof of a new Z83 application form and detailed CV will be disqualified.
  • Applicants must indicate the post reference number on their applications.
  • (Shortlisted candidates will receive communication from HR to submit certified copies of educational qualifications and other relevant documents not older than 6 months on or before the day of the interview).
  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
  • All foreign qualification must be accompanied by evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).
  • Correspondence will only be limited to shortlisted candidates.
  • Suitable candidates will be subjected to vetting and personnel pre-employment suitability checks (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification).
  • Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. Medical Surveillance will be conducted on the recommended candidates.
  • It is Department’s intention to promote representivity (race, gender, and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of these posts.
  • The Department reserves the right not to appoint/fill this post. NB: The Public Service does not charge any fees for applying for posts.
  • Should you be asked for a fee, please let the authorities know.