Clinical Practice Instructor in Microbiology

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

South Africa

Clinical Practice Instructor: Microbiology (3-year contract) - (4270)

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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