HR Manager, Finance Manager, Finance Clerks, Internal Auditor, Family Medicine Practitioner, Dental Surgeon, Resident Medical Officers, Theatre Manager, Infection Control Coordinator and Pharmacist at Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu

On Monday, October 28th, 2013
The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an institution of the Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya which is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network.

The hospital is part of a network of health facilities in East Africa which include: Clinics, Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa, Aga Khan Hospital Dar es salaam and Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi. 
It provides medical care to the population of western Kenya region and works with leading clinicians in the country in the management of complex cases.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2008 accreditation, and is moving towards Joint Commission International Accreditation. 

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has also expanded its services to Kisii, Kakamega, Busia, Kisumu and Bungoma Counties. 
It is now expanding its services in Kericho, Homa – Bay and Kitale Counties and is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

Human Resource Manager

Overall Responsibility:
  • The successful candidate will be responsible to provide effective and efficient Human Resource Management and Human Resource Development function within the corporate framework of HR strategic plan of AKHS, Kenya.
  • Develop, review and implement appropriate policies and procedures which provide effective HR practices.
  • Assist in the development and negotiations of the collective bargaining agreement for unionisable staff.
  • Implement Staff Compensation and Benefits Scheme in accordance with the policies of The Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya.
  • Co-ordinates staff performance evaluation and appraisals exercise.• Implement staff welfare / social programmes in line with the staff welfare policy.
  • Provide support in identification of training needs and develop institutional wide training plan.
  • Responsible for evaluation of training programmes and follow up on action plans.
  • Assist managers with regards to Human Resource Planning in line with the hospitals operational plan / budget and strategic development.
  • Ensures that the hospital’s recruitment and selection is in conformity with Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya policy and procedures.
  • Ensure all new employees are adequately inducted into the organization and department.
Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in Human Resource Management, Social Sciences or related field.
  • Masters degree in Human Resources Management will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of five years working experience in a similar capacity.
  • Registered member of the Institute of Human Resource Management.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and be conversant with Human Resource Management System (HRMIS).
  • Good interpersonal skills i.e. communication and negotiation skills 
Finance Manager
Overall Responsibility:
The Finance Manager is responsible for the production of timely monthly management accounts enabling the hospital management team to make sound commercial decisions based on financial information.
 
Duties include:
  • Preparation of the monthly management accounts
  • Producing weekly, monthly and quarterly management reports to senior management
  • Produce the budget and quarterly forecasts for approval by the Director Finance and Administration
  • Provide variances from budget, identify added – value reporting opportunities for trend analysis and commentary to assist forecasting and budgeting requirements
  • Preparing and reviewing Income Statements and Statement of Financial Position
  • Responsible for dealing with Treasury management and day to day cash management
  • Assist with the audit preparation work to allow for timely completion of the annual financial statements and corporation tax returns
  • Maintaining records and reconciliation controls of approved budgets
  • Preparing timely income and expenditure forecasts
  • Other duties as delegated from time to time by the Director Finance and Administration or any other person designated in his absence
Requirements
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting/Finance. MBA will be an added advantage.
  • Full professional accounting qualification (CPA-K)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Minimum of five years working experience preferably in a busy Health care facility.
Finance Clerk
3 Positions

Overall Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for executing systems, procedures and controls in the entire accounting function covering the accounting policies, procedures and control, manner of record
maintenance and reporting requirements.

Requirements
  • Possess a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting.
  • At least a CPA (II) Sec 4.
  • Minimum 2 years work experience.
  • Good Interpersonal skills i.e. communication and negotiation skills.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
Internal Auditor

Overall Responsibility:
The successful candidate will be responsible for the timely execution of risk-based internal audits in accordance with the annual audit plan, as well as assisting with other matters and projects.

Key Result Areas
  • Conduct risk assessment of assigned department or functional area in established/required timeline
  • Establish risk-based audit programs
  • Determine scope of review in conjunction with the Board Audit Committee and immediate supervisor
  • Review the suitability of internal control design
  • Conduct audit testing of specified area and identify reportable issues and dimension of risk
  • Determine compliance with policies and procedures
  • Verbally communicate findings to senior leadership and draft comprehensive and complete report of audit area
Requirements
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Option) or equivalent from a recognized University plus CPA (K).
  • CISA qualification will be an added advantage.
  • ICPAK membership
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving ability
Family Medicine Practitioner
Overall Responsibility
The successful candidate will be expected to competently manage family medicine services in the Hospital in accordance with our quality policy which emphasizes continuous improvement of service to meet and exceed customer expectations.

Requirements
  • M.Med in Family Medicine or equivalent post graduate qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Must be Registered/Licensed by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
  • At least three years working experience.
  • Excellent PR and communication skills.
Dental Surgeon
Overall Responsibility
The successful candidate will be expected to competently manage Dental services in the Hospital in accordance with our quality policy which emphasizes continuous improvement of service to meet and exceed customer expectations.

Requirements
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from a recognized University.
  • Must be registered / licensed by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
  • At least two years experience after completing internship preferably in a hospital setting.
  • Pleasant personality, team player.
Senior House Officer (Resident Medical Officer) 
3 Positions
Overall Responsibility
The successful candidates will be responsible for providing consultations and quality clinical judgment to patients in Ambulatory and Emergency Medicine.

Requirements
  • MBBS from a recognized University
  • At least one- year working experience
  • Must be Registered/Licensed by the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
  • Competency in emergency procedures e.g. ACLS, ATLS etc will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent PR and communication skills.
Theatre Manager
Overall Responsibility:
The successful candidate will be charged with the responsibility of managing and controlling the functions in Theatre and CSSD unit to ensure smooth and efficient running of the department.
 
Requirements
  • Diploma in KRCHN or above, Bsc Nursing preferred.
  • Diploma in Theatre Nursing.
  • BLS / ACLS /ATLS certificate and other unit specific certification requirements.
  • At least three years working experience in a busy theatre facility in leadership position.
  • Valid Kenyan nursing practice licence.
  • Working knowledge of a Hospital Management Information System will be an added advantage.
  • Involved in Quality Assurance process.
  • Excellent PR and Communication skills.
Infection Control Coordinator
Overall Responsibility:
The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating Infection Control activities in the hospital and its outreach centres through spearheading the development / review of the policies and procedures
to prevent healthcare acquired infections within the hospital and ensure compliance to these policies through training and audits. 
He / She will be a key member of the Quality improvement and Patient safety program in the hospital.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Conduct surveillance to prevent healthcare associated infections in the hospital.
  • Organise Prevention and Control of Infection education activities in the hospital.
  • Coordinate and organise programmes for the Infection Control Committee.
Requirements
  • Diploma in KRCHN or above, Bsc Nursing preferred and valid nursing practice licence.
  • BLS / ACLS certificate and other unit specific certification requirements.
  • Certification in / or experience in Infection Control and Prevention.
  • At least three years working experience in a busy Hospital.
  • Working knowledge of a Hospital Management Information System will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent PR and Communication skills.
Pharmacist
Overall Responsibility:
To provide leadership in the management, use and control of pharmaceuticals in the hospital and to work with all stakeholders (doctors, nurses) in ensuring efficient, ethical and safe application of
pharmaco-therapy in patient management.

Requirements
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy from a recognized institution.
  • Registration Certificate and Practice License from Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
  • At least one year working experience in a busy hospital setup.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite will be an added advantage.
Applications including detailed curriculum vitae, names and contact of three referees should be forwarded by 7th November, 2013 to:

The Human Resource Department
Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu
P.O. Box 530-40100
Kisumu
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