BDF Vacancies : Orthopedic Surgeon
Bachelor Degree in Medicine and Surgery,plus Post Graduate Specialist training in Orthopedics at Masters Level.Experience:
A minimum of 5 years post qualification experienceSalary:
E1(P326,488 - P339,636) per annumLeave:
30 Working days per annumKey Performance Areas:
-Interprets broad objectives of the Botswana Defence Force and collaborates with Medical Specialists to develop and implement appropriate patient care programs.
-Examines,diagnoses, and treats diseases and injuries of musculo-skeletal system by surgical and conservative means and application of corrective mechanical devices.
-Prepares and reviews case histories and obtains data through interviews,x-ray examinations and clinical laboratory tests required.
-Interprets test results and evaluates examination findings.
-Determines procedures for pre-operative and post-operative care such as administering sedatives ,and ensuring that patients receive effective advice and assistance when coming for post surgery check up.
-Reduces and immobilizes fractures by open or closed methods,using corrective devices such as braces, casts, and splint.
-Administers and prescribes such conservative measures of treatment as antibiotics,drugs, and compresses.
-Schedules operations and assigns Surgeons, Nurses, and Medical Technicians.
-Undertakes any other related activities to meet the exigencies of the services.
Drive for results
Critical decision making under pressure
Leadership and supervisory skills
Integrity and Trust
Functional / Technical skills
Scarce skills allowance:40% of basic monthly salary as prescribed by DPSM
Doctors overtime allowance at 15% of basic salary
The employer provides housing and employee pays full rent
Optional Contribution Medical Aids Scheme(Goverment pays 50% and employee pays 50%)
Contributory Pension Scheme(Government pays 15%, employee pays 5%). This applies to locals only.
NB:Applicants should include the following information:
Certified true copies of academic and professional certificates and at least 3 references.
National Identity Card
Serving Public Officers should indicate:
Date of first appointment
Present post and date of appointment thereto.
Applicants from serving public officers should be routed through their Heads of Department and Permanent Secretaries. Applications not so routed will not be considered.
Closing date: 18 May 2012
Applicants should be addressed to,
Botswana Defence Force
Civillian Personnel Registry
Private Bag X06
or hand delivered to
Civilian Personnel Registry
Sir Seretse Khama Barracks
or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information,contact: N. Maharero at 3662694 ,or Lieutenant Gaamangwe at 3662716.
NB. Only short listed candidates will be responded to.