MGI Consulting
The purpose of MGI Consulting Recruitment Services is to recruit high quality permanent and/or contract staff on your behalf to your satisfaction.

In order to satisfy your needs we have set for ourselves a set of objectives aimed at ensuring your requirements are met in an efficient and professional manner.

We believe that if you are to benefit from utilizing our services it is important that you profit by it, and this can only be achieved in our business if the candidate we put forward meets your exacting requirements and remains in your employ.

Having started in 1996, MGI has a tradition of continuity and integrity. We value our clients and have consistently built up a client base and a reputation for good service reaching nationally and internationally....

Medical Doctor
Posted date [2019-Aug-12] (ID: 74147)

Doctor: Medical Consultant

Competitive Market Related Package

Northern Johannesburg



Permanent office-based, with little to no hands-on patient contact. Instead, on a daily basis they telephonically coordinate a large range of medical cases, monitor patient and treatment outcomes, and oversee international medical evacuations for  members when they are traveling, working or living overseas.


This is an excellent opportunity to move out of a hands-on clinical role, whilst still utilising your medical knowledge, experience and skills by offering medical assessment over the phone with a strong customer service focus.


Required Work Experience

• Min 5 years post graduate experience as per Group Standard

• Min 2 years private sector working experience in Emergency/Trauma Department and or General/Family Practice


Required Qualifications

• MBChB                                                                            

• HPCSA Registration

• Post graduate qualification and/or experience in Occupational Health, Emergency Medicine, Travel/Tropical Medicine, Family Medicine

• Short course Advanced Life Support and Aviation medicine training advantageous


Skills / Knowledge

• Able to work under pressure and deliver results to deadlines

• Be independent and firm, at same time a team player

• Good interpersonal skills to work in the team - with service-focus mentality

• Knowledge / experience within the commercial maritime industry (preferred)

• Well-travelled with Africa knowledge and a global geographical awareness


Required Languages

• Excellent written and spoken English

• European languages would be an advantage



• Responsibility for medical due diligence and case direction with respect to all medical assistance cases.

Responsibility for all ongoing medical related tasks required on all medical assistance cases.

• Assess each case with respect to its medical elements and provide direction in order to facilitate medical due diligence and render the appropriate assistance.

• Provision of assistance with referrals and retrospective claims assessments as required.

• Responsibility for ensuring that there is an appropriate medical handover of cases at the beginning/end of each shift.

• Provide clear case direction at the transmission handover process in the assistance centre each day.

• Direct the medical frequency /intensity of medical contacts with treating Doctors, Clients, patients and their family members as appropriate.

• Direct the planning and progress of medical hospitalisation cases.

• Oversee the planning and progress of operational issues relating to medical case management.



• Receive and assess all medically related calls received from clients. Collect logistical, medical and collateral histories pertaining to the medical event/incident.

• Provide telephone medical assessment of patients in all parts of the world, assess and monitor the appropriateness of the treatment where they are located.

• Give advice to callers, relatives, employers, employees, insurance companies and other clients.







Job Title Medical Doctor
Post Details
Posted By MGI Consulting
Job Function
Start Date
Salary Market Related with loads of additional benefits
Location Midrand
Phone No
Email mgicons(at)
Region Location -> Gauteng
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time Jobs
Classification Job Classification -> Pharmaceutical / Medical Jobs

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