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  • Posted: Jan 17, 2023
    Deadline: Jan 31, 2023
  • The Aga Khan Academy Nairobi is operated by Aga Khan Education Service Kenya (AKESK), a non-profit organization, with close to a hundred years’ experience operating schools in Kenya. Our first formal schools were opened in 1918, and AKESK currently operates 11 schools in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu and Eldoret, serving close to 5,000 students with a quali...
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    General Surgeon


    The successful candidate will be expected to provide quality surgical services to Hospital clients, participate actively in quality improvement activities including continuing medical education. He / she will be expected to be an active member of the multidisciplinary health care team and contribute to the continuing professional development programs in the Hospital.


    • Provide clinical inpatient, outpatient and on-call general surgical services.
    • Assess patients and formulate diagnoses to determine the need for surgery.
    • Review patients' medical history and plan the best procedure for treatment.
    • Evaluate patients for surgery as per standard international surgical practice guidelines.
    • Evaluate and advise patients on the risk involved with having surgery.
    • Perform surgical procedures to prevent or correct injury, disease, deformities, and patient function while adhering to regulatory and ethical protocols.
    • Ensure established standard surgical techniques are followed during surgery.
    • Prescribe preoperative and postoperative treatments and procedures.
    • Ensure standard infection control and patient safety measures and sterility in the operating room, and all equipment and instruments.
    • Adhere to WHO safe surgery check list to ensure safe surgical practices in the operating room.  
    • Direct and coordinate activities of Hospital staff for proper patient care.
    • Oversee all treatments prior to and post-surgery and identifying associated risks.
    • Maintain the highest regard for patient dignity and observing the precepts of the American Hospital Associations Bill of Rights for patients.
    • Plan and execute disease/illness prevention and health promotion programs.
    • Coordinate follow-up meetings with patients and monitor their health condition after surgery or treatment.
    • Organize and actively participate in seminar-based and clinical learning activities for ongoing professional development


    • MMed or equivalent in Surgery from a University recognized by CUE.
    • Registered, licensed, and retained by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
    • At least two-three years working experience after postgraduation.
    • Expertise in laparoscopic (Minimal Access) Surgery and breast oncological surgeries will be an added advantage.
    • Ability to work with diverse groups and commitment to advancing workplace diversity.
    • Collaborative partner who values teamwork and integration.
    • Demonstrate and inherent Integrity, honesty and evidence-based practices.

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