Application procedures

Groote Schuur Hospital is one of Cape Town's premier tertiary academic hospitals and was officially opened in 1938. The hospital is internationally renowned as the training ground for some of South Africa's best doctors, surgeons and nurses. Its mission as an academic health centre, Groote Schuur Hospital will strive to provide outstanding tertiary and quaternary care for patients of the Western Cape and beyond. The hospital will promote excellence in teaching and research. Therefore, the vision of the Groote Schuur Hospital is to be the leading academic hospital in Africa with international standing.

Groote Schuur Hospital is in collaboration with the University of Cape Town, through the Faculty of Health Sciences. Its vision is to be a centre of excellence in health sciences that is locally relevant and globally competitive. Established 108 years ago, the Faculty hosts the oldest medical school in sub-Saharan Africa, and the top-rated faculty of health sciences on the African continent. The Department of Medicine at the University of Cape Town (UCT) and Groote Schuur Hospital (GSH) is a large clinical and academic department which plays a leading role in medical education and research, and provides clinical services to the population of the Western Cape and, in the case of our highly specialised services, to patients throughout Southern Africa.

Application Requirements

Medical Officer

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Z83 and ID
  • Signed MIE form
  • MBChB Degree certificate
  • HPCSA independent practice certificate
  • HPCSA Practitioner card

Medical Registrar

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Z83 and ID
  • Signed MIE form
  • MBChB Degree certificate
  • HPCSA independent practice certificate
  • HPCSA Practitioner card
  • Proof of successful completion of FCP part 1

Senior Registrar

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Z83 and ID
  • Signed MIE form
  • MBChB Degree certificate
  • HPCSA Specialist certificate
  • MMED degree certificate
  • CMSA Fellowship certificate
  • HPCSA Practitioner card

Specialist/Sub-Specialist

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Z83 and ID
  • Signed MIE form
  • MBChB Degree certificate
  • Specialist/Sub-Specialist certificate
  • MMED degree certificate
  • HPCSA annual registration letter
  • CMSA Fellowship certificate
  • Research track record

Contact Details and Physical address:

Application instructions

Mr Mzwandile Ntamo 021 406 6422

mzwandile.ntamo@uct.ac.za

University of Cape Town

Department of Medicine

Room 46,51 J Floor

Old Main Building

Groote Schuur Hospital

To apply for a position, the required documents must be certified and submitted as physical hard copies with original signatures (electronic copies and scanned print outs are not acceptable). Please submit your application in person or by courier to the physical address indicated on this page for attention, Mr Ntamo.

NB. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, emailed applications will be accepted.

For your convenience:
Download MIE form here

Download Z83 form here

 

TOP