Are you a passionate Nephrologist eager to make a meaningful impact? Helen Joseph Hospital presents an extraordinary opportunity for Senior Registrar Nephrologists. 

We’ll explore the vital role of a Senior Registrar Nephrologist, the essential qualifications, and the numerous advantages of becoming part of the prestigious Helen Joseph Hospital team.

Role of a Senior Registrar Nephrologist

  • Reference Number: refs/018931
  • Directorate: Nephrology
  • Number of Posts: 1
  • Closing Date: 09 September 2023
  • Package: R 1 124 805.00 Per Annum Plus benefits
  • Enquiries: Dr Malcolm Davies/ Dr Zaheer Bayat Telephone: (011) 489 0666

At Helen Joseph Hospital, the role of a Senior Registrar Nephrologist is pivotal. You will engage in diverse clinical, academic, and research activities within the Division of Nephrology and the Department of Internal Medicine. Your daily responsibilities encompass a wide array of intellectually stimulating tasks.

Your duties will include:

  • Clinical Oversight: Managing both in-patient and out-patient cases in the Division of Nephrology.
  • Patient Care: Conducting admission rounds, inpatient follow-up rounds, and haemodialysis unit rounds.
  • Clinic Engagement: Attending general renal, peritoneal dialysis, and transplant clinics.
  • Procedural Expertise: Performing nephrology-related procedures, including closed biopsies and catheter insertions.
  • Educational Leadership: Providing bedside and clinical tutorials to registrars and undergraduate students.
  • Research Excellence: Publishing a research paper in Nephrology during your training period.
  • Community Outreach: Offering outreach services to Leratong Hospital on a rotational basis.
  • Affiliation: Rotating to other Nephrology training platforms affiliated with the University of the Witwatersrand.


To qualify for the Senior Registrar Nephrologist position, you must possess:

  • Medical Qualification: An appropriate medical qualification that allows registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a specialist in Diagnostic Radiology.
  • HPCSA Registration: Current registration with the HPCSA as a Diagnostic Radiologist.
  • Academic Excellence: An MMed or equivalent academic qualification (or higher).
  • Research Passion: Research experience is desirable.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication skills to collaborate effectively with colleagues and patients.

Helen Joseph Hospital

Helen Joseph Hospital is steadfast in its commitment to diversity, redress, and representation in healthcare. 

By joining their team, you become an integral part of an institution that values inclusivity and relentlessly pursues excellence in healthcare delivery.

The Application Process

To seize this remarkable opportunity, you need to complete a New Version of the Z83 Form, available from any Public Service Department or their website. Alongside the form, submit an updated CV. There’s no requirement to certify copies when applying.

Take the First Step to Excellence

Don’t miss your chance to thrive as a Senior Registrar Nephrologist at Helen Joseph Hospital. This position offers an enticing package, a platform to drive advancements in Nephrology, and a fulfilling career in clinical practice, research, and teaching. 

Submit your application before the closing date on 08-09-2023, and embark on an extraordinary Nephrology journey.