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Aga Khan Hospital Medical Jobs inKenya

The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, invites applications from suitably qualified individuals for the following positions:

Full Time Faculty - General Surgery

Reporting to the Chair of Surgery, the Full Time Faculty will provide clinical services to patients and clinical supervision in the operating room during peri-operative care of patients. 
As part of the Faculty, s/he will give formal teaching and carry out research in defined areas, as well as areas of professional interest and knowledge. S/he will be involved in committee activities in areas of teaching, research, clinical or administration.

Applicants must have a Masters of Medicine in Surgery and a fellowship in Colorectal Surgery, and be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners’ and Dentists’ board with board recognition in Surgery. S/he should have teaching and research experience or activities to reflect a strong interest. 
Applicants with  expertise and experience in elective work for both benign/oncological colorectal cases and emergency cases will be preferred. S/he must have a minimum of two (2) years post fellowship in the subspecialty of colorectal surgery (for colorectal surgeon) and laparoscopic skills.

S/he should demonstrate a scholarly and reflective approach to clinical practice and the ability to engage in teaching and training others.

Full Time Faculty - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Reporting to the Chair of Surgery, the Full Time Faculty will provide clinical services to patients and clinical supervision in the operating room during peri-operative care of patients. 
As part of the Faculty, s/he will give formal teaching and carry out research in defined areas as well as areas of professional interest and knowledge. 
S/he will be involved in committee activities in areas of teaching, research, clinical or administration.
 
Applicants must have a Masters of Medicine in Surgery and a fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners’ and Dentists’ board with board recognition in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Applicants must have expertise and experience in elective work for Trauma/burns, orthopaedic, breast, cosmetic and any other malformations that require reconstruction. 
S/he must have a minimum of two (2) year’s post fellowship in the subspecialty of Plastic and Reconstructive surgery skills. 
The ideal candidate should have teaching and research experience or activities to reflect a strong interest. S/he should demonstrate a scholarly and reflective approach to clinical practice and the ability to engage in
teaching and training others.

Dental Surgeon (Mobile Unit)

Working in a fully fledged Mobile Unit, the Dental Surgeon will review patients and monitor patients’ progress on a regular basis mainly at our busy outreach centres. 
S/he will be expected to work with a team of staff to ensure optimal delivery of quality patient care.

Applicants must be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners’ and Dentists’ Board and have a minimum of Bachelor of Dental Surgery qualification with at least 3 years relevant practice
including one year internship from a reputable institution (including composites, root canal therapy, crowns and bridges).

Sonographer – Echocardiogram

The Sonographer will be responsible for provision of quality Echocardiograms and Transesophangeal Echocardiograms (TEE) and Hotler monitors in the hospital.

Applicants should have a Diploma in Sonography or Cardiological Technology in Echocardiogram from a recognized institution.

S/he should have a BLS certification with ACLS being an added advantage. 
The ideal candidate should have a minimum of two (2) years work experience in a similar position. 
S/he should have an excellent understanding in ultrasound physics, cross sectional anatomy, physiology and pathology.

Medical Laboratory Technologist – Outreach Services

The Medical Laboratory Technologist will be responsible for provision of effective, efficient, quality laboratory services.

Applicants for the position must have a Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology from a recognized institution. 
S/he must have three (3) years relevant working experience and must be registered by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technologists and Technician Board. 
The successful candidate should be flexible
and willing to work in any of the outreach centres countrywide.

Pharmaceutical Technologist – Outreach Services

The Pharmaceutical Technologist will ensure accurate compounding, dispensing, patient education and handling of pharmaceutical supplies for all orders. 
S/he will provide effective pharmaceutical services to meet customer needs.

Applicants for the position must have a Diploma in Pharmacy and a Practicing License from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Kenya. 
S/he should be registered with the Kenya Pharmaceutical Association and have a minimum of six (6) years hospital experience working in pharmaceutical services. 
Clinical pharmacy experience and evidence of continuous education will be an added advantage. 
The successful candidate should be flexible and willing to work in any of the outreach centres countrywide.

Clinical Nurse - Outreach Services

The Clinical Nurse will promote and maintain high standards of professional nursing care to meet the needs of patients and their families in all aspects of care. 
The nurse will ensure that s/he maintains safe practice and a safe environment. S/he will treat patients with dignity and ensure confidentiality at all times.

Applicants should have a Diploma (KRN/KRCHN) from an accredited School of Nursing: S/he should have ATLS/ACLS/BLS/EPLS or other unit based specific requirements and a valid nursing license. 
The ideal candidate should have a minimum of three (3) years continuous clinical nursing experience in an acute care set up and membership in NNAK and the relevant chapter/association. 
A Bachelor of Science in Nursing or commitment for the same is desired. 
The successful candidate should be flexible and willing to work in any of the outreach centres countrywide.

Patient Services Coordinator - Outreach Services

The Patient Service Coordinator will primarily be responsible for front office operations and financial transactions, including handling cheques and corporate agreements/correspondences.

Applicants should have a minimum Diploma in Front Office Operations and/or Customer Service. 
Knowledge of Accounting/Financial Management and proficiency in MS Office packages will be an added advantage. 
The ideal candidate should have excellent customer service skills.

Team Leader - General Stores
The Team Leader, General Stores will be responsible to manage and oversee operations of the team with key focus on competitive pricing, optimum stock holding (i.e. stock availability), non-stock purchase turnaround time and ensuring the team is working as guided by policy and procedure.

Applicants should hold a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant field with Post graduate qualification in business related field.

S/he should have a minimum of three (3) years experience at supervisory level in a purchasing and warehouse function.

Certification in Purchase and Supply Chain Management (CIPS) will be an added advantage.

Accountant - Finance

The Accountant will be responsible to maintain the AKU books of accounts, prepare annual financial statements, monitor grants, and assist in student receivable reports and audit schedules.

Applicants should have a Bachelor of Commerce and/or CPA (K) or equivalent. S/he should have a minimum of three (3) years experience in a busy Accounting Department and working knowledge of Iscala accounting system and People-soft receivables as an added advantage.

Supervisor, Dispatch - Debtors

The Supervisor will be responsible to ensure the prompt dispatch of Out Patient and In Patient invoices from the hospital and outreach centers. 
S/he will prepare duty rotas/leave schedules and review dispatch processes to ensure smooth running of the section.

Applicants should have a Bachelor of Commerce and/or CPA II or equivalent. S/he should have a minimum of three (3) years experience in a busy Accounting/Credit Management Department.

Human Resources Officer - Recruitment

The Human Resource Officer will assist in the recruitment function of the University in conjunction with the respective Heads of Departments.

Human Resources Officer – Training and Development 

The Human Resource Officer will provide support for all HR development activities related to the areas of Training and Development, Performance Management and Quality.

Applicants for both HR positions must have a Degree in Social Sciences and a Diploma in Human Resources. S/he should have a minimum of two (2) years relevant experience in a busy HR department and proficiency in all MS Office packages.

To Apply:

Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to the Manager, Recruitment, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. P. O. Box 30270-00100, NAIROBI or by email to  
hr.recruitment@aku.edu
so as to reach not later than 3rd August 2012. Applications by email are preferred quoting the position as the subject. Visit our website www.aku.edu for more information.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.