GPG Jobs – Speech Therapist Production Level

Website Gauteng Provincial Government

Job Responsibilities:

To provide effective audiology service to in and out patients. Assessing, diagnosing and managing patients within a multi-disciplinary team setting. Planning and problem solving appropriately. Providing education and counselling to patients, family and caregivers. Selecting issuing and training appropriate use of assistive devices. Monitoring and reviewing patient progress. Documenting patient information, statistics, attending ward rounds, discussions and meeting within a multidisciplinary team. Contributing to service development by monitoring, evaluating and co-ordinating existing and new services. Identifying departmental needs, managing waiting list, participating in implementing new services and developing management protocols for improved patients care. Providing public education regarding feeding and communication difficulties. To comply with all departmental procedures and protocols. To manage all resources appropriately. To complete monthly statistics and reports. To participate in all departmental, hospital and provincial activities. To work with in an MDT approach including attendance and participation in MDT meetings.

Job Requirements:

Appropriate qualification that allows for the required registration with the Health Professional Council of South Africa (HPCSA) in the Speech and Audiology profession. (RSA: No experience required after registration with the HPCSA in the Speech and Audiology profession in respect of RSA qualified employees who performed community service in Speech and Audiology profession as required in South Africa). Foreigner: 1-year relevant experience after registration with HPCSA in the Speech and Audiology profession in respect of foreign qualified employees, of whom it is not required to perform community service as required in South Africa. Knowledge: Public Service Act and Regulations. Batho-Pele principles. PFMA. Quality Assurance. Labour relations: Disciplinary and Conflict Management Procedures. Skills: Communication (written and verbal). Ability to work under pressure in a challenging environment. Interpersonal and Listening skills. Computer Literacy. Research skills. The following will be an added advantage: Experience in Vestibular assessment and Rehabilitation, Electrophysiology assessment Aural Rehabilitation.

Job Details:

Company: Gauteng Provincial Government

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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