Clinical Practice Instructor in Microbiology
Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Biomedical Sciences
South Africa

Clinical Practice Instructor: Microbiology (3-year contract)

 

Job Title
Clinical Practice Instructor: Microbiology (3-year contract)


Faculty
Health & Wellness Sciences


Department
Cape Peninsula University of Technology -> Health & Wellness Sciences -> Biomedical Sciences


Campus/ Location
Bellville Campus - Bellville, Cape Town, WC ZA (Primary)


Job Type
Contract


Occupational Function
Support / Admin


Number of Positions
1


Annual Salary Package (incl. Medical Aid rate based on principal member only)
To be confirmed


Advert Closing Date
24/1/2020


Job Purpose
The Clinical practice instructor for Microbiology has the overall objective of teaching and mentoring both WIL and 4th year students in the field of microbiology. The ultimate aim of the position is to ensure that students are able to perform and understand all practical tests required to write the final summative assessment which will allow the student to register with the HPCSA and practice as a Medical Laboratory Scientist.

 

Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Applicants must have a minimum qualification of a B.Tech or equivalent in the field of Medical Technology/Biomedical Sciences.
Be registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Scientist in the discipline of Microbiology
At least 2 years’ clinical practice experience in medical laboratory diagnostic laboratories.
Proven history of involvement with training students in the field of medical technology either at a tertiary institution or within the laboratory environment.
Proven history of expertise in the field of Microbiology


Recommendations:

Preference will be given to candidates with an additional HPCSA registerable Clinical Pathology specialization.
Key Performance Areas / Principal Accountabilities
Mentoring and teaching students Microbiology in the Clinical practice laboratory
Develop appropriate practical training and assessment programmes in line with academic and professional expectations of the BHSc MLS programme
Liaise directly with industry partners
Participate in service learning and community engagement projects maintaining links with role players
Be involved and assist with quality assurance and regulatory body accreditation particularly as related to practical training
Be involved in any other teaching, learning and administrative skills as required by the department.
Competencies
Excellent command of the English language
Excellent technical/professional knowledge and skills
Interpersonal skills
Good organizational and time management skills
Coaching and mentoring skills
Teamwork and co-operation
Quality of work and reliability
Job knowledge and technical knowledge
Support for diversity
Customer service
Flexibility in a changing environment


General Information


Closing Date: 24 January 2020


For enquiries please contact: 021 - 959 6559

 

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The Cape Peninsula University of Technology is committed to Employment Equity and aims to attract and retain talented individuals to achieve our equity objectives and therefore, people from the designated groups, including those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants whose appointment contributes towards the achievement of demographic representation. We reserve the right not to make an appointment.


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