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  • Posted: Jul 28, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 7, 2022
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  • Aga Khan University Hospitals in Karachi, Pakistan and Nairobi, Kenya are private, not-for-profit institutions providing high quality health care. The Main Hospitals serve as the principal sites for clinical training for the University's Medical Colleges and Schools of Nursing and Midwifery in Pakistan and East Africa. Our Vision of Aga Khan University Ho...
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    Medical Officer, Wajir Community Medical Centre

    Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the above position based in Wajir County Kenya. The position holder will be responsible for providing quality and safe healthcare services to patients while adhering to relevant evidence based practices as well as the hospitals’ policies and procedures in order to meet treatment goals.

    Responsibilities

    • Review and examine patients consistently by performing such duties as taking case histories, conducting physical examinations, and ordering diagnostic laboratory and radiology studies in compliance with evidence based practice and established protocols.
    • Monitor acute and chronically ill patients’ progress on a regular basis.
    • Initiate discussions with patients and care givers to enable better diagnostic and therapeutic medical care and services.
    • When necessary, carry out privileged and potentially life-saving emergency surgical and medical procedures.
    • Provide evidence based screening and wellness examinations, risk assessment, early detection and education on prevention of illness.
    • Initiate timely discussions with relevant consultants/departments to arrive at the best treatment plan for specialized cases.
    • Establish links with clinic management and the main hospital to ensure smooth and efficient referral of patients. 
    • Work closely with members of the clinical and non-clinical teams to provide patient centric, coordinated care, reduce errors and waste and create efficiency in resource utilization.
    • Actively participate in clinic quality initiatives in collaboration with the clinic management and Quality and Patient Safety team.

    Requirements

    • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) or equivalent
    • Successful completion of at least 2-years post-graduate Internship.
    • Registration by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
    • Advance Cardiac Life Support and Advance Trauma Life Support (ACLS & ATLS)
    • Fluency in Somali language will be considered advantageous

    Method of Application

    ‚ÄčApplications 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-Talent Acquisition, 
    Aga Khan University Hospital 

    by email to: [email protected] Applications should be submitted latest by August 7, 2022

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