Department of Health – Emergency Care Officer (x21)


CLOSING DATE: 22 MAY 2020


NOTE: Applications must be posted on the Z83 Form accompanied by copies of Qualification(s) inclusive of Matric
certificate, Identity document (certified within the past six months by South African Police Service), Proof of registration,
proof of citizenship if not RSA citizen, a comprehensive CV, indicating three reference persons: Name and Contact
Numbers, A relationship with reference, Reference checks will be done on nominated candidate(s). Note: Failure to
submit these copies will result in the application not being considered. Please do not send any original certificates,
diplomas or testimonials. Applicants must note that further Personnel Suitability checks will be conducted on shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to the outcome of these checks include security clearance, security vetting,
qualification verification and criminal checking. Note that correspondence will only be conducted with the short-listed
candidates. If you have not been contacted by the department of Health within three (3) months of the closing date of
the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. We thank all applicants for their interest.
People with disabilities are encouraged to apply for these posts.


ADDITIONAL NOTE:
 Due to the COVID pandemic and level 4 regulations gazetted by the National Government, the Eastern Cape
of Department will allow applications for Emergency Medical Services personnel related posts to be directed
via postage, hand delivery to the relevant Centre or emailed to: recruitmentheadoffice@echealth.gov.za. On
the subject line, quote the reference number of the post.
 If an applicant sends their applications via email, please keep the original application safe as it will be required
on or before interview session.
 The filling of these posts will be in line with the Annual Recruitment Plan 2020/21. The Eastern Cape
Department of Health has the right not to fill these posts. Adverts are placed per district so to accommodate
other facilities within the district.
Applications directed to the addresses as indicated below or Hand Delivery as indicated below:

  1. Alfred Nzo District Office (EMS) – Post to: Human Resource Office, Alfred Nzo District Office, Private Bag X
    3515, Kokstad, 4700 or hand delivery to: HR Office, 81 Murray Street, Kokstad, 4700 Enquiries: Mr K Praim
    Tel no 039 797 6070.
  2. Amathole District Office (EMS) – Post to: Amathole District Office, Private Bag x 022, Southernwood, East
    London 5200 or Hand deliver to: Human Resource Office, Amathole Health District 19 St James Road, Medical
    Centre Building, Southernwood, East London, 5200. Enquiries: Ms N Nene Tel no: 043 707 6748.
  3. Chris Hani District Office (EMS) – Post to: Human Resource Office, Chris Hani District Office, PO Box 1661,
    Queenstown 5320 or hand deliver to: HR Office, Ward F, Queenstown 5320. Enquiries: Ms Nyoka Tel no 047
    807 1110/1101.
  4. Joe Gqabi District Office (EMS) – Post to: Human Resource Office, 32 Dan Pienaar Street, springs, Aliwal
    North, 9750 or Hand deliver to: HR Office, Joe Gqabi District Office. Enquiries: Mr J.S Ndzinde – Tel no: 051
    633 9629.
  5. Nelson Mandela Metro Office – Post to: HR Office, Nelson Mandela Health District, Private Bag X 28000,
    Greenacres Port Elizabeth 6057 or hand deliver to: Registry Office Nelson Mandela Health District Office (Old
    Walton Building) Conningham Street, Parson Hill, Port Elizabeth, 6057. Enquiries: Ms P Makuluma Tel No:
    041 391 8164.
  6. OR Tambo District Office (EMS) – Post to: Human Resource Office, OR Tambo Health District Office, Private
    Bag X 5005, Mthatha 5099 or Hand Delivery to: HR Office, 9th Floor Room 19 Botha Sigcawu Building
    Enquiries: Mr S Stuma Tel no: 047 502 9000.
  7. Sarah Baartman District Office (EMS) – Post to: Sarah Baartman District Office, Private Bag X27667,
    Greenacres, Port Elizabeth, 6057 or hand deliver to: Human Resource Office, No 16 Grace Street, Laboria
    House, Port Elizabeth, 6057. Enquiries: Ms T. Mpitimpiti Tel no: 041 408 8509
    POST: EMERGENCY CARE OFFICER GRADE 3 (3 POSTS)
    SALARY: R169 176 – R221 178 per annum (OSD)
    CENTRE: Alfred Nzo EMS – Umzivumbu Station REF NO. ECHEALTH/AEA/UMZISTA/01/04/2020
    REQUIREMENTS: Successful completion of an appropriate Intermediate Life Support (ILS) course that allows
    registration with the HPCSA as Ambulance Emergency Assistant (AEA). Registration with the HPCSA as AEA. No
    experience required after registration with the HPCSA as AEA. A valid Code 10 Driver’s Licence with a valid Public
    Driving Permit (PrDP) for passengers. Knowledge of intermediate life support Protocols. The staff needs to be prepared
    to work shifts and be re-located according to operational needs. Ability to work under pressure. Patient tolerance
    empathy and cross-cultural awareness.
    DUTIES: Render Emergency Medical Care and Transportation of the sick and injured according to HPCSA protocols.
    Handle Basic administration, patient records, vehicles checklists, log sheets and other necessary administrative duties.
    Maintain and clean all equipment, vehicles and base station. Undertake inter-facility transfers of patients. Any other
    duties assigned by the supervisor.
    Enquiries: Mr K Praim Tel no: 039 797 6070
    POST: EMERGENCY CARE OFFICER GRADE 3 (4 POSTS)
    SALARY: R169 176 – R221 178 per annum (OSD)
    CENTRE: Amathole EMS – Amahlati Station REF NO. ECHEALTH/AEA/AMAHSTA/01/04/2020 x3, Raymond Mhlaba
    Station REF NO. ECHEALTH/AEA/RAYMSTA/01/04/2020 x1,
    REQUIREMENTS: Successful completion of an appropriate Intermediate Life Support (ILS) course that allows
    registration with the HPCSA as Ambulance Emergency Assistant (AEA). Registration with the HPCSA as AEA. No
    experience required after registration with the HPCSA as AEA. A valid Code 10 Driver’s Licence with a valid Public
    Driving Permit (PrDP) for passengers. Knowledge of intermediate life support Protocols. The staff needs to be prepared
    to work shifts and be re-located according to operational needs. Ability to work under pressure. Patient tolerance
    empathy and cross-cultural awareness.
    DUTIES: Render Emergency Medical Care and Transportation of the sick and injured according to HPCSA protocols.
    Handle Basic administration, patient records, vehicles checklists, log sheets and other necessary administrative duties.
    Maintain and clean all equipment, vehicles and base station. Undertake inter-facility transfers of patients. Any other
    duties assigned by the supervisor.
    Enquiries: Ms N Nene Tel no: 043 707 6748
    POST: EMERGENCY CARE OFFICER GRADE 3 (2 POSTS)
    SALARY: R169 176 – R221 178 per annum (OSD)
    CENTRE: Chris Hani EMS – Ngcobo Station REF NO. ECHEALTH/AEA/NGCOSTA/01/04/2020
    REQUIREMENTS: Successful completion of an appropriate Intermediate Life Support (ILS) course that allows
    registration with the HPCSA as Ambulance Emergency Assistant (AEA). Registration with the HPCSA as AEA. No
    experience required after registration with the HPCSA as AEA. A valid Code 10 Driver’s Licence with a valid Public
    Driving Permit (PrDP) for passengers. Knowledge of intermediate life support Protocols. The staff needs to be prepared
    to work shifts and be re-located according to operational needs. Ability to work under pressure. Patient tolerance
    empathy and cross-cultural awareness.
    DUTIES: Render Emergency Medical Care and Transportation of the sick and injured according to HPCSA protocols.
    Handle Basic administration, patient records, vehicles checklists, log sheets and other necessary administrative duties.
    Maintain and clean all equipment, vehicles and base station. Undertake inter-facility transfers of patients. Any other
    duties assigned by the supervisor.
    Enquiries: Ms Nyoka Tel no: 047 807 1110/1101
    POST: EMERGENCY CARE OFFICER GRADE 3 (2 POSTS)
    SALARY: R169 176 – R221 178 per annum (OSD)
    CENTRE: Joe Gqabi EMS – Maletswai Station REF NO. ECHEALTH/AEA/MALESTA/01/04/2020, Senqu Station REF
    NO. ECHEALTH/AEA/SENQSTA/01/04/2020
    REQUIREMENTS: Successful completion of an appropriate Intermediate Life Support (ILS) course that allows
    registration with the HPCSA as Ambulance Emergency Assistant (AEA). Registration with the HPCSA as AEA. No
    experience required after registration with the HPCSA as AEA. A valid Code 10 Driver’s Licence with a valid Public
    Driving Permit (PrDP) for passengers. Knowledge of intermediate life support Protocols. The staff needs to be prepared
    to work shifts and be re-located according to operational needs. Ability to work under pressure. Patient tolerance
    empathy and cross-cultural awareness.
    DUTIES: Render Emergency Medical Care and Transportation of the sick and injured according to HPCSA protocols.
    Handle Basic administration, patient records, vehicles checklists, log sheets and other necessary administrative duties.
    Maintain and clean all equipment, vehicles and base station. Undertake inter-facility transfers of patients. Any other
    duties assigned by the supervisor.
    Enquiries: Mr J.S Ndzinde Tel no: 051 633 9629
    POST: EMERGENCY CARE OFFICER GRADE 3 (3 POSTS)
    SALARY: R169 176 – R221 178 per annum (OSD)
    CENTRE: Nelson Mandela Metro EMS – Uitenhage Station REF NO. ECHEALTH/AEA/UITESTA/01/04/2020 x1, Port
    Elizabeth Station REF NO. ECHEALTH/AEA/PESTA/01/04/2020 x2
    REQUIREMENTS: Successful completion of an appropriate Intermediate Life Support (ILS) course that allows
    registration with the HPCSA as Ambulance Emergency Assistant (AEA). Registration with the HPCSA as AEA. No
    experience required after registration with the HPCSA as AEA. A valid Code 10 Driver’s Licence with a valid Public
    Driving Permit (PrDP) for passengers. Knowledge of intermediate life support Protocols. The staff needs to be prepared
    to work shifts and be re-located according to operational needs. Ability to work under pressure. Patient tolerance
    empathy and cross-cultural awareness.
    DUTIES: Render Emergency Medical Care and Transportation of the sick and injured according to HPCSA protocols.
    Handle Basic administration, patient records, vehicles checklists, log sheets and other necessary administrative duties.
    Maintain and clean all equipment, vehicles and base station. Undertake inter-facility transfers of patients. Any other
    duties assigned by the supervisor.
    Enquiries: Ms P Makuluma Tel no: 041 391 8164
    POST: EMERGENCY CARE OFFICER GRADE 3 (4 POSTS)
    SALARY: R169 176 – R221 178 per annum (OSD)
    CENTRE: OR Tambo EMS – Qaukeni Station REF NO. ECHEALTH/AEA/QAUKSTA/01/04/2020
    REQUIREMENTS: Successful completion of an appropriate Intermediate Life Support (ILS) course that allows
    registration with the HPCSA as Ambulance Emergency Assistant (AEA). Registration with the HPCSA as AEA. No
    experience required after registration with the HPCSA as AEA. A valid Code 10 Driver’s Licence with a valid Public
    Driving Permit (PrDP) for passengers. Knowledge of intermediate life support Protocols. The staff needs to be prepared
    to work shifts and be re-located according to operational needs. Ability to work under pressure. Patient tolerance
    empathy and cross-cultural awareness.
    DUTIES: Render Emergency Medical Care and Transportation of the sick and injured according to HPCSA protocols.
    Handle Basic administration, patient records, vehicles checklists, log sheets and other necessary administrative duties.
    Maintain and clean all equipment, vehicles and base station. Undertake inter-facility transfers of patients. Any other
    duties assigned by the supervisor.
    Enquiries: Mr S Stuma Tel no: 047 502 9000
    POST: EMERGENCY CARE OFFICER GRADE 3 (3 POSTS)
    SALARY: R169 176 – R221 178 per annum (OSD)
    CENTRE: Sarah Baartman EMS – Camdeboo Station REF NO. ECHEALTH/AEA/CAMDSTA/01/04/2020

REQUIREMENTS: Successful completion of an appropriate Intermediate Life Support (ILS) course that allows
registration with the HPCSA as Ambulance Emergency Assistant (AEA). Registration with the HPCSA as AEA. No
experience required after registration with the HPCSA as AEA. A valid Code 10 Driver’s Licence with a valid Public
Driving Permit (PrDP) for passengers. Knowledge of intermediate life support Protocols. The staff needs to be prepared
to work shifts and be re-located according to operational needs. Ability to work under pressure. Patient tolerance
empathy and cross-cultural awareness.
DUTIES: Render Emergency Medical Care and Transportation of the sick and injured according to HPCSA protocols.
Handle Basic administration, patient records, vehicles checklists, log sheets and other necessary administrative duties.
Maintain and clean all equipment, vehicles and base station. Undertake inter-facility transfers of patients. Any other
duties assigned by the supervisor.
Enquiries: Ms T. Mpitimpiti Tel no: 041 408 8509