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Obstetrics and Gynaecologist – BOTSWANA DEFENCE FORCE

Location: Gaborone | Deadline: October 08, 2021

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and competent candidates to join BDF Non-Uniformed Personnel on a three (3) year contract for the following positions:


Qualifications: MBBS or equivalent with MMed qualification plus Msc specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynecology or equivalent from a BHPC recognized training institution.
Experience: Minimum of two (2) years post Obstetrics and Gynecology qualification.
Certification: The Applicant must be registered with the Botswana Health Professions Council and licensed to practice.
Membership or affiliation to a recognized professional body is an added advantage.
Salary: F2 (P524 712 per annum) Scarce Skill Allowance: 40% of basic monthly salary
Doctors Overtime Allowance: 15% of basic monthly salary Private Practice Allowance: 10% of basic monthly salary
Entertainment Allowance: P10 273.80 per annum. Housing Allowance: 2% of basic salary
Leave: 30 working days per annum.

a. Optional Contributory Medical Aid Scheme (Government pays 50% while employee pays 50%)
b. Gratuity payable at the rate of 30% of total amount of salary earned for the duration of the contract.
Job Purpose: Coordinate the provision of obstetrics and gynecological services to patients in the Botswana Defence Force.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
a. Provide advice on the implementation of obstetrics and gynecological policies and procedures to ensure compliance to set standards.
b. Assess booked and emergency obstetrics and gynecological patients to determine appropriate treatment modality.
c. Determine and administer appropriate obstetrics and gynecological interventions to ensure optimal recovery of patients.
d. Provide post-obstetrics and gynecological management to both in-patients and out-patients to ensure positive patient outcome.
e. Collaborate with Level II health facilities and develop initiatives to enable patient centric, coordinated care.
f. Conduct operational research to enhance obstetrics and gynecological techniques that improve patient outcome.
g. Manage the implementation of quality improvement initiatives to ensure operational efficiency.
h. Manage the implementation of Performance Management System to ensure the achievement of Military Health Services goals.

Key Competencies:
a. Communicating Effectively
b. Strategic Agility
c. Managing Diversity
d. Attention to Details
e. Teamwork and Partnering
f. Self-Development
g. Timely Decision Making

NB: Applicants should quote the vacancy circular number and include the following information:
a. Detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating date of first appointment, current position and the date appointed thereto.
b. Certified true copies of academic, professional certificates.
c. Botswana Qualifications Authority Accreditation for Dean of Academic Affairs and copies of valid practicing licenses for surgeons.
d. At least two (2) work related references.
e. National Identity Card.

All applications from serving Public Officers should be routed their Heads of Departments and Permanent Secretaries.

Applications not so routed will not be considered.
Closing date: 8th October 2021

Applications should be addressed to:
The Commander
Botswana Defence Force
Private Bag X06
or hand delivered to:
Sir Seretse Khama Barracks
Civilian Personnel Registry
For further information, contact:
Recruitment Division at 3663352 I 3662694.
Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.


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