The Department of Health invites passionate and qualified medical professionals to embark on an exciting journey as a Medical Registrar in Urology at Helen Joseph Hospital. 

This esteemed institution is dedicated to promoting diversity, redress, and representation in terms of race, disability, and gender. 

If you are eager to contribute to the field of medicine, this is your chance to make a difference. Join us and elevate your career as a Medical Registrar in Urology.

Medical Registrar in Urology Job Details

  • Position: Medical Registrar – UROLOGY 
  • Reference Number: refs/018926 
  • Directorate: Urology 
  • Number of Posts:
  • Package: R 906 540.00 Per Annum Plus benefits 
  • Location: Helen Joseph Hospital 
  • Closing Date: 08-09-2023 
  • Enquiries: Dr. C. Mathye Tell: 011 489 0277

Requirements for the Medical Registrar in Urology Job Post

To qualify for this exceptional opportunity, candidates should meet the following requirements:

  1. Possess an appropriate qualification allowing registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Medical Practitioner.
  2. Provide proof of current registration with the HPCSA.
  3. Have successfully passed the FCS Intermediate exam and maintain good standing with the HPCSA.
  4. Passed FCS(SA) Intermediate exam by CMSA.

Experience is not required after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner, making this an excellent starting point for medical professionals at the beginning of their careers.


As a Medical Registrar in Urology, you will play a vital role in patient care and medical practice. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting comprehensive clinical history taking, examination, and patient assessment.
  • Requesting and analyzing special investigations to inform treatment decisions.
  • Prescribing medications and administering therapies to enhance patient health.
  • Collaborating effectively with colleagues to ensure seamless patient care.
  • Maintaining accurate clinical records to support patient management.
  • Performing various medical procedures, including operations and urologic surgeries.
  • Participating in mandatory overtime, on-call duties, and rotations across all the Wits Teaching Hospitals, including Helen Joseph, Charlotte Maxeke Hospital, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, and Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital.
  • Serving as a role model and clinical mentor to junior medical staff.
  • Engaging in academic activities within the Department of Urology.
  • Teaching and supervising medical students during on-call hours.

This role requires a patient-first mentality, excellent communication skills, good professional judgment, and unwavering integrity and professional dependability.


Helen Joseph Hospital is deeply committed to pursuing diversity, redress, and promoting representation in terms of race, disability, and gender. The Institutional Employment Equity Plan guides the selection process.

Applicants are requested to submit their applications using the New Version of Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or at The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated CV. Copies of documents need not be certified when applying for this post. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents following communication from the HR department.

Successful candidates will undergo OHS (Occupational Health and Safety) medical surveillance as required by HBA regulations within the OHS Act 85 of 1993. Reference checks and qualifications verification will also be conducted.

Applications must be submitted at Helen Joseph Hospital, No. 1 Perth Road Auckland Park, Johannesburg (an application box is available at the hospital entrance; please ask Security Officers on duty for assistance). Alternatively, applications can be posted to Helen Joseph Hospital Private Bag X 47, Auckland Park, 2006, Attention: Human Resources Department.

Please note that the Public Service does not charge any fees for applying for posts. If you are asked for a fee, please report it to the authorities.

Criteria Questions

To expedite the initial screening process, candidates are kindly requested to respond to the following questions:

  1. Do you possess an appropriate qualification that allows registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner?
  2. Can you provide proof of current HPCSA registration?
  3. Have you successfully passed the FCS Intermediate exams?

Application Acknowledgment

Given the expected high volume of applications, please note that individual acknowledgments may not be possible. If you do not receive a response within 3 months, kindly understand that your application was not successful. We appreciate your continued interest in contributing to the healthcare community.