Physician, Obstetrician / Gynaecologist, Opthalmologist, Dental Surgeons, Radiographers / Sonographers, Nurse in Charge: ICU, Medical Records Manager at Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu

On Monday, July 28th, 2014

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 which includes Hospitals and Outreach health facilities across East Africa.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an ISO 9001:2008 accredited institution. 
The Hospital’s laboratory has also achieved, ISO 15189:2007 accreditation The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has also expanded its services to Kisii, Kakamega, Kitale, Bungoma, Kericho, Busia and Homa
Bay Counties. 
The Hospital is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

Physician

Overall Responsibilities: To provide quality services to both outpatients and inpatients. He/she will be expected to be an active member of the health care team in the hospital and to contribute to the continuing professional development programmes of the hospital.
 

Requirements
  • M.Med. in Internal Medicine or equivalent postgraduate qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Must be Registered/Licensed by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
  • At least three years post graduate working experience.
  • Excellent PR and communication skills.
Obstetrician / Gynaecologist
Overall Responsibilities: To provide quality Obstetrics and Gynaecology services to both outpatients and inpatients. He/she will be expected to be an active member of the health care team in the hospital and to contribute to the continuing professional development programmes of the hospital.
 
Requirements
  • M.Med. in Obstetrics and Gynaecology or equivalent postgraduate qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Must be Registered/Licensed by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
  • At least three years post graduate working experience.
  • Knowledge and interest in Laparoscopy will be an added advantage.
  • The candidate will be required to demonstrate the drive, desire and ability to enhance the scope of MCH Services to increase access and satisfaction beyond our customer expectation.
  • Excellent communication skills.
Opthalmologist
Overall Responsibility: The successful candidate will be expected to competently manage ophthalmology 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 Opthalmology or equivalent post graduate qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Must be Registered/Licensed by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
  • At least three years post graduate working experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
Dental Surgeons – Kakamega & Bungoma Outreach Centres
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.
Radiographers / Sonographers  – Kakamega & Bungoma Outreach Centres
 
Overall Responsibility: The successful candidate will provide quality diagnostic services using the most appropriate radiographic techniques and equipment.

Requirements
  • Diploma in Medical Imaging Sciences or above.
  • Higher Diploma in Medical Imaging Sciences (ultrasound).
  • Must be registered and licensed by the Radiation Protection Board of Kenya.
  • Minimum three years working experience in a busy medical institution.
  • Excellent knowledge of techniques in general and specialized Radio diagnostics, Computed tomography (CT) and Fluoroscopy
  • Excellent computer skills in Hospital Information System (HIS), Radiology Information System (RIS) and ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent PR and communication skills.
  • Knowledge in CR (Computerized Radiography), Mammography and Ultrasonography is a highly desirable competence.
Nurse in Charge: ICU
Overall Responsibility: The successful candidate will be responsible for promoting and maintaining high standards of professional nursing care by planning, organizing, and controlling nursing care services in the Intensive Care unit while ensuring consistent provision of efficient and ethical care to achieve quality nursing care.

Key Responsibilities
  • Supervise staff members in the unit. This will include preparing monthly duty Rota and daily duty allocation to the staff members.
  • Ensure that all policies, procedures, equipment and supplies are in place.
  • Perform daily unit round to include all patient areas, patients’ processes and equipment in order to provide a safe patient care  environment through the delivery of high quality Nursing Care.
  • Identify staff training needs as well as organize for Continous Nursing Education.
  • Organise and hold regular ward meetings.
  • Keep inventory and maintain stock levels of all equipment and supplies.
Requirements
  • KRN/KRCHN
  • Higher Diploma in Critical care Nursing
  • Bsc Nursing will be an added advantage.
  • BLS / ACLS certificate and other unit specific certification requirements.
  • At least three years working experience in nursing practice.
  • One year working experience of ward administration in an Intensive care facility.
  • Valid Kenyan nursing practice licence.
  • Working knowledge of a Hospital Management Information System.
  • Excellent PR and Communication skills.
Medical Records Manager
Overall Responsibility: Ensure adequate control, coordination and organization of all activities of medical records in the hospital and that all the policies and procedures concerning medical records keeping are developed.

Key Responsibilities
  • Supervise staff members in the unit.
  • Ensure that all policies, procedures, equipment and supplies are in place.
  • Ensure that patient records are kept secure according to the hospital policy.
  • Coordinate preparation and submission of medical data and statistics.
  • Participate in inter-departmental meetings and provide required information
  • Implement data storage methods and retrieval systems for patient records
Requirements
  • Diploma in Medical Records or equivalent
  • At least three years working experience in a busy health care facility one of which should be in supervision
  • Excellent computer skills and ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Familiarity with medical coding and medical terminology is essential

Applications including detailed curriculum vitae, names and contacts of three referees, current and expected salary details should be  forwarded by 11th August 2014 to:

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