Medical doctor working in large and complex healthcare organisations, practicing since 2014. Practiced in South Africa and in the NHS (UK). Completing a Postgrad Diploma in Medicine’s Development. Interested in gaining experience in the Pharma industry and other non- clinical fields of medicine

Experience

  • Clinical fellow in A&E

    at NHS- Epsom and St Helier Hospital Trust

    February 2019 - December 2019

    Surrey

    A medical doctor in the A&E managing a wide scope of patients including unstable medical conditions, acute and chronic pathology and trauma. Prominent geriatric patient demographic with focus on diagnosing and managing illnesses of advanced age such as dementia, domestic mobility and functionality and multiple co-morbidities. Also treating all other age groups from paediatrics to adults

  • Doctor working in general practice and A&E

    at Independent locum

    June 2018 - January 2019

    Gauteng

    Locum doctor working at multiple locations including private GP practices; public and private hospital Emergency Units (A&E Units). Managed all spectra of patients: stable patients presenting with chronic illnesses as well as non-emergent complaints; and travel vaccinations. Managed medical, surgical and trauma emergencies such as acute coronary syndrome, respiratory distress, motor vehicle accidents and fractures. Coordinate with healthcare staff to ensure the highest standards of quality and service. Enhance the quality of care provided to workers, compensation fund patients, and complete all relevant documentation.

  • Community Service Medical Officer

    at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital

    June 2017 - May 2018

    Gauteng

    Served in various surgery units, including the breast and endocrine unit, paediatric surgery, trauma surgery, and hepatobiliary and GIT surgery unit. Delivered timely, reliable, and prompt medical care. Acted as the main surgeon during a diverse range of surgeries, including minor procedures such as lipoma excisions and excisional biopsies as well as more complex procedures such as appendectomies, debridement, and abscess I&D’s. Supported senior surgeons in multiple specialist surgeries including laparoscopic and open Whipple’s procedure, bowel resections, thyroidectomy’s with neck dissections, mastectomies, and laparotomies for gunshot abdomens and surgically acute abdomens.

  • Community Service Medical Officer

    at Bertha Gxowa Hospital

    January 2017 - February 2017

    Gauteng

    Facilitated outpatient department handling many non-emergent acute conditions as well as chronic patients with hypertension, and diabetes. Successfully completed after hour calls at various community healthcare centres (clinics) throughout the Ekurhuleni district, such as stabilizing and transferring patients to district hospitals. Oversaw simple emergency cases such as asthma attacks and dislocated shoulders. Planned and executed strategies to improve business processes and increase the efficiency in workflow.

  • Internship

    at One Military Hospital

    January 2015 - December 2016

    Gauteng

    Improved a variety of specialities and completed duties, such as providing patient care, completing tasks as assigned by physicians, performing medical procedures, and maintaining patient documentation. Primarily done internship at One Military Hospital with some rotations completed at Kalafong and Steve Biko academic hospitals. As per HPCSA standardisation: internal medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Paediatrics, General Surgery, Anaesthesia, and Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • Supervised Junior Doctor

    at CuroHealth

    April 2014 - December 2014

    Gauteng

    Performed wide-ranging duties, including travelling to clients premises to conduct examinations and complete questionnaires while assessing client’s health and control of chronic illnesses. Submitting all assessment and examination reports to the life insurance companies (e.g Discovery, Old Mutual, Sanlam). Conducted physical examinations and tests including ECG’s and completed medical questionnaires for clients initiating and upgrading life cover policies.

Education

  • PGDip (Pharmaceutical Medicine)

    at University of Stellenbosch

    2016 - at Present (4 years) Province of the Western Cape

  • Advanced Trauma Life Support

    at RCSENG

    2019 - 2019 (1 year) Surrey

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support

    at Academy of Advanced Life Support

    2018 - 2018 (1 year) Gauteng

  • Basic Life Support

    at Academy of Advanced Life Support

    2018 - 2018 (1 year) Gauteng

  • Basic Surgical Skills

    at University of Pretoria

    2016 - 2016 (1 year) Gauteng

  • MBChB

    at University of Pretoria

    2008 - 2013 (5 years) Gauteng

  • Matric

    at Pretoria High School for Girls

    2002 - 2006 (4 years) Gauteng

Languages

  • English Native

  • Afrikaans Conversation

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