Nursing & Clinical Director, Laboratory Administrative Director, Maternal / Neonatal / Child Health Programme Administrator and Diagnostic Imaging Services Manager – Aga Khan University Hospital Jobs

On Friday, December 28th, 2012
The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, (AKUH,N) a premier tertiary teaching hospital, is fast growing with a network of over 30 multi-site medical centers in East Africa and a state-of-the-art Heart and Cancer Centre in Nairobi.
 
AKUH,N is seeking applications for the following positions:
Director, Nursing & Clinical Programmes
Reporting to the Chief Nursing and Clinical Programmes Officer, the Director, Nursing & Clinical Programmes will oversee the Nursing Services Division and the Surgery; Maternal, Neonatal & Child Health; Ambulatory and Medicine programmes.
S/he will lead the formulation and implementation of policies and the preparation of annual capital, operational and staffing budgets of the Division.
S/he will ensure the effective use of resources for all areas of responsibility and monitor the quality of services provided against performance indicators thereby enhancing the provision of quality care to the patients.
Working closely with the Director, Nursing Practice, the incumbent will assist in identifying areas of improvement in nursing practice, initiate systematic studies and implement effective solutions.
Applicants must have an MSc in Nursing, with 8-10 years of relevant management experience in a Hospital and/or international health organization. A Doctorate degree (PhD) will be an added advantage.
S/he should be an effective decision maker who promotes a patient centered approach and has the ability to positively interact with and influence healthcare practitioners.
Candidates must be registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya.
 
Administrative Director, Laboratory
The Administrative Director, Laboratory will be responsible for the development and application of quality management methods against performance indicators, within the Laboratory, including practice guidelines and audits.
The incumbent will work with relevant stakeholders to develop new services.
S/he will lead the formulation and implementation of policies and the preparation of annual capital, operational and staffing budgets of the Laboratory.
S/he will ensure the productive and cost effective utilization of human, material and capital  resources in the provision of various services.
Applicants must possess an MSc in Medical Laboratory Technology with 8-10 years of management experience, including a minimum of 5 years as a Senior Technologist in a busy Laboratory.
Candidates must be registered with the Kenya Medical Laboratory and Technicians Board.
 
Programme Administrator, Maternal, Neonatal & Child Health
Reporting to the Director, Nursing Services & Clinical Programmes, the Programme Administrator, Maternal, Neonatal & Child Health Programme, will develop, lead and coordinate a highly skilled multidisciplinary team to deliver quality care to all clients seeking services in the Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Programme.
The incumbent will formulate goals and objectives in collaboration with the Programme Chair to direct programme activities and meet the hospital’s strategic plan.
S/he will ensure revenue generation through development of new services, expansion of existing ones and cost containment initiatives.
Working with the Director, Nursing and Clinical Programmes, the incumbent will prepare annual capital, operational and staffing budgets.
Applicants must have a Bachelors Degree in Medicine, Nursing or any related field.
S/he should have professional qualification and experience in Maternal, Neonatal & Child Health with a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role.
S/he should have strong managerial, analytical and administrative skills.
 
Manager, Diagnostic Imaging Services
The Manager, Diagnostic Imaging Services, will be responsible for the operations of the Diagnostic Imaging Services Department, including human resources management, equipment selection & utilization, implementation of a quality assurance program, monitoring of vendor performance and the development of exceptional customer service strategies.
Applicants must have a Degree in Business Management or related field with 5 years’ experience in leadership preferably in a healthcare environment.
A Degree/Diploma in radiology/imaging technology will be an asset.
Applicants for all the above positions should be computer literate with excellent communication and customer service skills.
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 [email protected]
so as to reach not later than 18 January 2013.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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