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  • Posted: Mar 27, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 9, 2024
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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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    Paediatric Instructor, Paediatrics


    The Aga Khan University department of Pediatrics is seeking a paediatric instructor who will undertake clinical and educational functions under the supervision of the Section Head under whom he/she would be deployed. In this role, the instructor admits, consults and undertakes diagnosis and treatment of patients admitted under University team or private admitting doctors. He/she may prescribe or request certain tests or perform certain procedures without supervision at the discretion of admitting doctor who is briefed on regular basis regarding plans for more complex diagnostic or management issues. Admitting doctor ultimately determines what an instructor would do or not do on his/her behalf based on the latter’s skill’s competence level.


    • Review and examine patients consistently by performing such duties as taking case histories, conducting physical examinations and ordering diagnostic laboratory and radiology studies.
    • Conduct daily ward rounds and monitor patients’ progress on a regular basis.
    • Initiate discussions with patient and care givers to enable better diagnostic and therapeutic medical care services.
    • Attend to critical patients in a timely manner.
    • When necessary, carry out privileged and potentially lifesaving emergency medical procedures.
    • Educate patients on wellness prevention and early detection of risk factors for disease (s).
    • Provide materials, resources and referrals to patients, family members/care givers.
    • Initiate timely discussions with relevant consultants/departments to arrive at the best treatment plan for specialized cases.
    • Take role of teaching and supervising residents, SHOs and other clinical staff.
    • Engage nursing and ward staff in ensuring that all treating equipment is functional and available for patient care/treatment.
    • Work closely with other members of the clinical care team to reduce errors and waste, improve skillfulness and resource utilization.
    • Teaching, assessment and mentorship of medical school students, interns and residents.
    • Participate in developing and reviewing the syllabus for assigned teaching modules.
    • Participating in Departmental Residency Training Committee (DRTC), examination and other faculty or departmental meetings as may be determined.
    • Collaborate with consultants and colleagues to enable integration of clinical research activities, shared knowledge, institutional quality improvement and patient wellness activities.
    • Participate in all teams’ efforts as departmental needs arise
    • Carry out any other duty as may be required by the supervisor.


    • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) or equivalent
    • MMed in Paediatrics
    • Registration by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
    • Emergency Paediatric Life Support (EPLS).
    • Completion of 3-4 years formal Post-Graduate Medical Education in a recognized university.
    • Demonstrates competency and dexterity with all equipment utilized in the hospital environment.
    • Good communication skills.
    • Responsible team player.

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