Radiological Society of South Africa Radiological Society of South Africa RSSA

Head Clinical Unit Grade 1 (Medical: Radiology)

Job Description

The Department of Health and Wellness is guided by the principles of Employment Equity.
Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply and an indication in the regard will be

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for any of the positions advertised by the
Western Cape Government.

Head Clinical Unit Grade 1
(Medical: Radiology)

Employment Type: Permanent
Reference No: RXH28/2022
Red Cross Childrens War Memorial Hospital, Rondebosch

A minimum of 3 years appropriate experience as a Medical Specialist after registration with the
HPCSA as Medical Specialist in Radiology.

Minimum educational qualification:
Appropriate experience that allows registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa
(HPCSA) as Specialist in Radiology.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):
Excellent team player. Extensive experience and clinical expertise in Paediatric Radiology and
component imaging modalities. Strong record of clinical governance, research, teaching and training
at under– and post-graduate levels in Paediatric Radiology. Excellent managerial, interpersonal,
leadership, administrative, communication, analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to supervise
training and mentorship of junior radiologists. Skills within interventional Radiology are desirable.

Prof J Parkes; tel: 021 404 4265; Email: Dr N Beyers, tel 021 658 5788
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Registration with a professional council:
Registration with the HPCSA as Medical Specialist in Radiology.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):
The person appointed to this position will assume responsibility as the operational head for
Paediatric Radiology at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital and thus: Take overall
responsibility for functioning of the comprehensive Paediatric Radiology service at Red Cross War
Memorial Children’s Hospital reporting to the hospital Medical Manager and to the Head of Division
at the University of Cape Town. Provide supervision of clinical service delivery and leadership within
Paediatric Radiology so as to provide excellent clinical services and oversee clinical governance.
Responsible for a strong academic program within the wider Radiology teaching program with
relevant research and continuing medical education for staff. Liaise and collaborate with all surgical
and medical disciplines, in order to support the delivery of best practice for patient care. Responsible
for Corporate governance and all management activities, including the functional business unit to
maintain quality outputs and optimal use of resources, both financial and otherwise. Co-ordinate and
participate in outreach programmes to the facility’s drainage area. Coordinate and manage afterhours support for paediatric Radiology services.

Grade 1: R 1 754 739-R 1 862 412 per annum A portion of the package can be structured according
to the individual's personal needs.
Starting Date:
8/19/2022 12:00:00 AM


Candidates may be subjected to a competency test. No payment of any kind is required when
applying for this post. As directed by the Department of Public Service and Administration, applicants
must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment
is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification
verification, criminal records and previous employment.

  • It will be expected of candidates to be conversant in at least two of the official languages
    (English/Afrikaans/Xhosa) of the Western Cape.
  • It will be expected of shortlisted candidates to be:
    • available at the venue on the time and date as determined by the Department and
    • bring along recently (not older than 6 months) certified copies of your Identity Document (ID),
      driver’s license (if applicable for the post), qualification and/or proof of registration at relevant
      statutory body. Failure to adhere to the aforementioned may lead to his/her application being
      disqualified and not further considered.

Closing date: 9/9/2022 12:00:00 AM