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    General Practitioner Trainee to General Practitioner

     Reference No. Circular No. HR/MFH 09/2020


    Public Service Employees  

    Indefinite  

    Healthcare, Medical and Caring
    Published Date: 07/02/2020 12:00
    Closing Date: 27/03/2020 12:00
    Ministry: Ministry for Health
    Department: Primary Health Care

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In line with the Sectoral Agreement signed between the Government of Malta and the Medical Association of Malta (MAM) on the 25th May 2017, the Ministry for Health invites Public Officers in the grade of General Practitioner Trainee 2 (Salary Scale 7), who are in possession of a Certificate of Medical Specialist in Family Medicine by the Specialist Accreditation Committee of Malta, thereby becoming eligible for registration as a specialist in Family Medicine with the Medical Council of Malta to express their interest to sit for an interview with a view to being promoted to the grade of General Practitioner.

Salary is that pertaining to General Practitioner

Duties

Duties are those pertaining to General Practitioner .

Eligibility

Candidates submitting their interest to be interviewed need to:
(i) be listed in the Specialist Register of Family Medicine kept by the Medical Council of Malta; OR
(ii) be approved for inclusion in the Specialist Register of Family Medicine kept by the Medical Council of Malta; OR

(iii) (a) be in possession of a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) issued by the Specialist Accreditation Committee of Malta for Family Medicine, which shows that the applicant has completed such specialist training as may be prescribed for the relevant specialty;

OR
(b) be in possession of a specialist qualification equivalent to the CCT for Family Medicine, which is issued by the competent authority in another EU Member State, as listed in Part 1b of the Second Schedule of the Health Care Professions Act of Malta; OR

(c) be in possession of any other specialist qualification provided this must be accompanied by a formal recognition statement by the Specialist Accreditation Committee of Malta, stating that the qualifications/experience are sufficient for the doctor to be registered with the Medical Council of Malta as a specialist in Family Medicine.

Successful candidates eligible under paragraph 2.1. (iii) (b) and 2.1 (iii) (c) above must be listed in the Specialist Register for Family Medicine kept by the Medical Council of Malta before appointment.

Candidates applying in terms of paragraph 2.1(iii) (b) and paragraph 2.1(iii) (c) above must obtain a recognition statement from the Specialist Accreditation Committee of Malta confirming that their qualification may be considered as an equivalent to the certificate of completion of training (CCT) issued by the Specialist Accreditation Committee of Malta.

Candidates applying in terms of paragraph 2.1(iii) (b) or paragraph 2.1(iii) (c) and who are required to present a statement by the Specialist Accreditation Committee as specified therein, should include a copy of that statement with their application and present the original at the interview. Candidates not in possession of the required statement may still apply, provided they submit a copy of the statement as soon as it is available, and in any case not later than the closing date of the call for applications. Applications who fail to present the required statement within the one month period for reasons beyond their control may request an extension of this time limit, up to a further one month, from the Head of Department receiving the applications, indicating clearly the reasons for the delay. Requests for an extension beyond this period are to be submitted for the consideration of the Public Service Commission.
Address :
Director General (People Management)
Ministry for Health,
Palazzo Castellania, 15, Merchants Street,
Valletta, VLT 1171. 
Telephone :
+356 22992604
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  • Note

  • All Calls for Applications close at 19:00 on the respective closing dates unless otherwise stated.
  • In case of conflict in interpretation of any part/s of a call for applications, the final interpretation should be that of the published Maltese version of the call for applications