The RAF is dedicated to youth skills development by offering graduates the opportunity to gain valuable work experience. The Road Accident Fund Medical Management Internships target unemployed graduates between the ages of 18 and 23 who have completed a relevant National Diploma or B Degree.

The program will run for 18 months, with interns placed in the Medical Management Department in Johannesburg.

Road Accident Fund Medical Management Internships Overview

  • Position Title: Intern – Medical Management (3 Positions)
  • Division: 3300
  • Reference No: 4060
  • Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA
  • Employment Type: Internship
  • Disability (EE targeted role): No
  • T.A.S.K Grade: IN
  • Job Posting Salary: R96 000.00
  • Job Posting End Date: 26 Jun 2024

The Road Accident Fund (RAF) is committed to providing appropriate cover to all road users within South Africa. It aims to rehabilitate and compensate individuals injured in motor vehicle accidents promptly and compassionately while actively promoting road safety. The Road Accident Fund Medical Management Internships are a significant part of this mission.

Key Responsibilities

As an intern in the Road Accident Fund Medical Management Internships, your work-based exposure may include:

  • Conducting medical assessments and compiling injury assessment reports.
  • Escalating complex cases for multi-disciplinary review and adjudication.
  • Maintaining documentation and regularly updating the exception handling process.
  • Conducting assessments and bill reviews on submitted claims, focusing on the appropriate level of care, length of stay, and quality of care.
  • Responding to and managing correspondence.
  • Reporting on emerging risks.
  • Providing ad hoc reports on process improvement initiatives.
  • Receiving complaints and liaising with relevant stakeholders.
  • Following up and providing feedback to stakeholders on the status of queries.
  • Responding to queries within predefined turnaround times.

Qualifications and Experience

To be eligible for the Road Accident Fund Medical Management Internships, you must have:

  • A certified Grade 12/NQF 4 level certificate.
  • A certified copy of a National Diploma/B Degree/Advanced Diploma in Health Science or a medical-related qualification.
  • A certified copy of your ID.
  • A certified copy of your academic transcript (applications without transcripts will be eliminated).
  • A CV and a motivational letter.

Competencies Required

The ideal candidate for the Road Accident Fund Medical Management Internships should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • A strong desire and potential to learn.
  • Self-motivation.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Team player mentality.
  • Emotional intelligence.
  • Knowledge of the PFMA.
  • Knowledge of Motor Vehicle Accident Legislation.

Road Accident Fund Values

Interns are expected to uphold the values of the RAF, which include:

  • Integrity
  • Compassion
  • Accountability
  • Respect
  • Excellence
  • Empathy

How to Apply

Submit your application with the required documents as instructed. Ensure all your documents are certified and up to date.

Application Instructions

Prospective applicants for the Road Accident Fund Medical Management Internships must:

  1. Submit a short CV and a motivational letter (maximum 3 pages). Applications without an academic transcript will not be considered.
  2. Apply for a maximum of 3 positions only.
  3. Be unemployed, never employed in the field of the post, and never participated in an internship program in the relevant field previously.

Additional Notes

  • Failure to disclose previous internship participation will lead to disqualification.
  • Prospective employees will undergo security vetting.
  • Only the first 100 applications will be considered.
  • The RAF subscribes to the principles of employment equity, and preference will be given to People with Disabilities.
  • Applicants not contacted within six weeks from the closing date can consider their application unsuccessful.
  • Foreign qualifications must be evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).

The Road Accident Fund Medical Management Internships offer an excellent opportunity for young graduates to gain practical experience in the health science field. By participating in this program, interns will not only develop their professional skills but also contribute to the vital mission of the Road Accident Fund: providing essential support and rehabilitation to those affected by road accidents.

This internship is a stepping stone towards a promising career in medical management, offering valuable exposure to real-world challenges and responsibilities in a supportive and dynamic environment.