St Josephs: Medical Officer

St Josephs Home for Chronically ill children
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 26 September, 2018
Opportunity type: 

St Joseph’s home is a 24-hour intermediate care pediatric facility catering for children from 0 to 18 years. The home is a registered NPO, partially funded by the Department of Health. The facility offers nursing and rehab and palliative care for up to 180 children. 

St Joseph’s Home seeks to appoint a Medical Officer, to be based in Cape Town.

This is a part time position of two hours per day, five days a week.


  • Participate in weekly admissions meetings
  • Daily ward rounds with sister on duty
  • See specific cases
  • Support for the Rehabilitation team
  • Liaise with the hospital paediatric teams, as needed as well as with the outreach registrars
    • Follow up appointments
    • Reviewing Medical plans for the child
  • Liaise with Family physician at Bishop Lavis CHC
  • Medication and scripts


  •  General paediatrics (advising on common health problems in all children),
  •  Long term health conditions and palliative care
  •  Neurodevelopmental paediatrics
  •  Interpersonal skills (for liaison purposes and team work)
  • Hospital environment experience
  • Experience in the public health sector
  • Be on call for emergencies

To apply, submit your applications to

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