From humble beginnings as a construction company more than three decades ago, our client become a preeminent name in the property market and related services. They are experts in a range of property markets in Western Cape Province. Their portfolio of quality property developments spans residential, commercial, leisure and retail and Healthcare. Locum doctor needed at Tokai, Cape Town. Tokai Estate is a spectacular 60 bed fully accredited new sub-acute facility providing high quality care to patients of all ages. The position is for part-time weekend and public holiday locum cover, to assist the sub-acute facility in conjunction with the current doctor based there. Weekend and Public Holiday dates required: 21, 22, 25, 26, 28 & 29 December 2019 and 01, 04, 05, 11 & 12 January 2020. Responsibilities: A daily morning ward round at the facility, providing in-patient medical care to -20 patients At times, admission of new patients into the facility Provide 24 hour telephonic assistance and urgent / emergency cover to the nursing staff in connection with patients, once off-site. Hours: Weekends: Saturday 08h00 to Monday 08h00 (48 hours) Public Holiday: 08h00 to 08h00 the following morning (24 hours) Morning ward rounds starting at 9h00 (unless called for an emergency earlier by staff) On call telephonic cover off-site after all patients are seen and queries dealt with. No routine call outs from home are required unless in an emergency. Role: The medical management of a variety of patients, post surgery or acute hospitalisation (eg. stroke, total hip replacement, spinal surgery, dementia). This includes treatment of general medical complaints and minor illnesses, monitoring pain and symptom control, at times providing palliative care, and screening for any patients who require referral back to their referring specialist/acute hospital. The treatment goal is to improve the medical and overall patient outcome during the physical rehabilitation period and to facilitate a safe and medically stable discharge, with the appropriate level of care. This involves working closely with and leading a multidisciplinary team (physio, occupational therapist, speech therapist, social worker, dietician) Requirements Requirements: MPS / insurance membership and active HPCSA registration. Experience in internal medicine, family medicine, geriatrics, palliative care beneficial. Willing to work within a multidisciplinary and nursing team environment.