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  • Posted: Jun 14, 2021
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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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    Clinical Nurse, PZP

    Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the above position based in Nairobi Kenya. The position holder will report to the Nurse Manager, PZP Department.

    Responsibilities:

    • Complete head to toe assessment and re-assessment of patients to identify their care needs
    • Develop written care plans based on patients’ needs, monitor and evaluate effectiveness of interventions
    • Carry out hemodynamic monitoring to include vital signs, neurological and fluid status; labs and radiological evaluations
    • Document all assessment data, investigation results, care given, discussions with the multidisciplinary team, family/patient interactions in an accurate, comprehensive and timely manner
    • Administer medication safely, monitor patient responses to medication and promptly report adverse reactions.
    • Assess and monitor patients who are receiving chemotherapy with the assistance of a chemotherapy nurse.
    • Dispose of clinical and non-clinical waste safely in accordance with Aga Khan University Hospital Guidelines on waste management
    • Assist patients with activities of daily living such as feeding, bathing and dressing
    • Prepare for and assist physicians to perform various procedures such as Lumbar Puncture and insertion of invasive lines
    • Carry out pre and post-operative care for the surgical patient
    • Proficiency in wound care
    • Maintain adequate airway management to include oxygen therapy, nebulization and suctioning
    • Prepare patients for various investigations including lab and radiological imaging.
    • Collect specimens such as sputum, stool, urine and ensure correct labeling of specimen bottles
    • Perform pain assessment and initiate analgesia as per protocol
    • Promptly report both clinical and non-clinical unusual findings/incidences to the nurse manager, team leader or physician
    • Identify patient and family education needs and implement appropriate teaching 
    • Be able to commence enteral feeds as prescribed, assess absorption and elimination, and give feedback as appropriate
    • Be able to recognize a patient in a pre- arrest or arrest states, and to initiate Basic Life Support
    • Provide safe environment for patients through adherence to infection control practices and other safety policies.
    • Participate in quality initiatives including clinical care program certification (CCPC)
    • Be accountable for judicious and efficient use of resources i.e. accurate and timely billing of ward stock drugs and consumables
    • Care for equipment through cleaning, storage, per shift check of the inventory and timely reporting and follow up of nonfunctional equipment to the nurse manager
    • Follow discharge procedure of assigned patients according to hospital protocol, and ensure follow up appointments are made
    • Assist in orientation of new nurses and mentoring of junior nursing staff and students
    • Provide leadership for the team and manage the unit in a given shift
    • Participate in unit based nursing education, quality improvement (QI) projects, audits, spot checks and skill checks
    • Be able to care for the psychiatry patient as per policy on Psychiatry Care.
    • Can be assigned to assist in any other Medical- Surgical Unit

    Requirements:

    • RN from a recognized school of nursing or University
    • Current licensure with the Nursing Council of Kenya
    • Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS)
    • Demonstrate evidence based knowledge of current practices in Medical-Surgical nursing

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    Clinical Nurse, CATH LAB

    Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the above position based in Nairobi Kenya. The position holder will report to the Nurse Manager, CTICU department.

    Responsibilities:

    • Performs health assessment of patients brought to Cath lab to identify their care needs
    • Ensures patients are adequately prepared for procedures and that documentation is up to date
    • Prepares the necessary procedure trays and equipment before procedure while maintain sterility.
    • Maintain highest standards of infection control, as per hospital policies and procedure.
    • Assists the physician to perform procedures, and administers the necessary medications
    • Monitors patients during and after procedures and reports to the physician any abnormal findings e.g. arrhythmias, excessive bleeding from insertion sites, pain etc
    • Participates in life-saving actions such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation and defibrillation
    • Educates patients and families about Cardiac diseases and their therapies
    • Maintains accurate documentation of the procedure, Hemodynamic monitoring, monitor patient vital signs and Medications given in the Cath lab
    • Ensures discharge instructions from Cath lab are clear and documented and hands over the patients to the floors, where applicable.
    • Provides safe environment for patients through adherence to infection control practices, timely safety checks of IV pumps, oxygen source, and other Cath lab equipment
    • Takes accountability for efficient use of recourses and practice judicious stock control at all times i.e. accurate and timely billing of used CSSD items and Unit drugs
    • Responsible for safe use of Cath lab equipment through proper cleaning, storage, per shift checks of the inventory and timely reporting of non-functional equipment to the nurse manager 
    • Participates in cardiac research projects, unit nursing education and teaching of nurses in other units about the Cath lab and its operations.
    • Participates in Hospital wide quality improvement (QI) projects, audits, Clinical care program certification (CCPC), spot checks and skill checks.
    •   Assists in Coronary Care Unit or Heart clinic in time of low census
    •   Participates in orientation of new nurses

    Requirements:

    • Higher Diploma in Critical Care Nursing from a recognized school of nursing or University
    • Current licensure with the Nursing Council of Kenya
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    • Demonstrate evidence based knowledge of current practices in Critical Care nursing

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    Clinical Nurse, NICU

    Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the above position based in Nairobi Kenya. The position holder will report to the Nurse Manager.

    Responsibilities:

    • Complete assessment and re-assessment of patients to identify their care needs
    • Develop written care plans based on patients changing needs, monitor and evaluate effectiveness of interventions
    • Initiate cardiac monitoring both room and central, be able to interpret monitor trends and communicate critical changes to the physician and Nurse manager
    • Carry out other hemodynamic monitoring to include CVP, UVCs, lab, radiological and ABG evaluations
    • Document all assessment data, investigation results, care given, discussions with the multidisciplinary team, family/patient interactions in an accurate, comprehensive and timely manner
    • Prepare for and assist the physician in emergency procedures necessary for prompt control of patient’s condition
    • Initiate mechanical ventilation (invasive and non-invasive) based on physician orders,
    • Assess patient’s readiness for weaning and implement the weaning and extubation protocols
    • Maintain adequate airway management to include oxygen therapy, nebulization and suctioning
    • Be able to perform peritoneal dialysis and care for a patient on the same as instructed.
    • Be able to commence enteral, oral and gastric feeds as prescribed, assess absorption and elimination and give feedback as appropriate
    • Be able to recognize a patient in a pre- arrest or arrest states, and to activate Emergency Response
    • Provide safe environment for patients through adherence to infection control practices and other safety policies, and perform timely safety checks on incubators, IV pumps, oxygen source, ventilators and cardiac monitors
    • Care for equipment through proper cleaning, storage, per shift check of the inventory and timely
    • Participate in unit based nursing education, quality improvement (QI) projects, audits, spot checks and skill checks

    Requirements:

    • RN from a recognized school of nursing or University
    • Current licensure with the Nursing Council of Kenya
    • Certificate in Basic Life Support (BLS)
    • European Paediatrics Life Support (EPLS)
    • Demonstrate evidence based knowledge of current practices in Paediatrics Nursing

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    Clinical Nurse, HDU

    Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the above position based in Nairobi Kenya. The position holder will report to the Nurse Manager, HDU Department.

    Responsibilities:

    • Complete assessment and re-assessment of patients to identify their care needs
    • Develop written care plans based on patients changing needs, monitor and evaluate effectiveness of interventions
    • Initiate cardiac monitoring both room and central, be able to interpret monitor trends and communicate critical changes to the physician and Nurse manager
    • Carry out other hemodynamic monitoring to include CVP, ICP, neurological and fluid status; lab, radiological and ABG evaluations
    • Document all assessment data, investigation results, care given, discussions with the multidisciplinary team, family/patient interactions in an accurate, comprehensive and timely manner
    • Prepare for and assist the physician in emergency procedures necessary for prompt control of patient’s condition e.g. intubation, insertion of invasive lines and drains
    • Initiates mechanical ventilation (invasive and non-invasive) based on physician orders
    • Assess patient’s readiness for weaning and implement the weaning and extubation protocols
    • Maintain adequate airway management to include oxygen therapy, nebulization and suctioning
    • Perform pain assessment and initiate analgesia as per protocol
    • Be able to perform hemodialysis as instructed, care for patient undergoing hemodialysis and disconnect patient from the Hemodialysis upon completion of the therapy
    • Accurately administer all medication as per the treatment order sheet. Particular attention is drawn to inotropic support: dilution, calculation and infusion
    • Identify patient and family education needs and implement appropriate teaching 
    • Be able to commence enteral feeds as prescribed, assess absorption and elimination and give feedback as appropriate
    • Be able to recognize a patient in a pre- arrest or arrest states, and to activate Emergency Response Team and actively participate in the resuscitation of the patient
    • Provide safe environment for patients through adherence to infection control practices and other safety policies, and perform timely safety checks on beds, IV pumps, oxygen source, ventilators and cardiac monitors. 
    • Be accountable for judicious and efficient use of resources i.e. accurate and timely billing of ward stock drugs and consumables
    • Care for equipment through proper cleaning, storage, per shift check of the inventory and timely reporting and follow up of nonfunctional equipment to the nurse manager
    • Participate in unit based nursing education, quality improvement (QI) projects, clinical care program certification (CCPC), audits, spot checks and skill checks
    • Participate in orientation of new staff and provide mentorship to junior nurses and students
    • Participate in unit based nursing education, quality improvement (QI) projects, audits, spot checks and skill checks
    •   Assist in other related Critical Care Units in time of low census
    •   Any other assignment that is deemed appropriate for this level.

    Requirements:

    • Higher Diploma in Critical Care Nursing from a recognized school of nursing or University
    • Current licensure with the Nursing Council of Kenya
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    • Demonstrate evidence based knowledge of current practices in Critical Care nursing

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    Operating Theatre & Recovery Nurse

    Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the above position based in Nairobi Kenya. The position holder will report to the Occupational Safety and Health Manager.

    Responsibilities:

    • Ensure complete pre-op assessment including the surgical checklist, nursing documentation and physician’s assessment
    • Receive the patient prior to surgery, gets report from the accompanying nurse and performs pre-op checklist.
    • Circulate and assist as needed for minor surgeries under supervision
    • Ensure effective recovery of stable patients post any form of anaesthesia.
    • Assists with intubation and extubation of patient in the Post Anaesthesia Care Unit (PACU) and if required in the Operating Room (OR)
    • Communicate with anaesthetist and primary teams regarding patient issues and shifting plans.
    •  Promptly report both clinical and non-clinical unusual findings to the nurse manager or designee
    • Identify patient and family learning needs and initiate appropriate teaching
    • Perform pain assessment and initiate analgesia as required
    • Ensure that nursing documentation is timely, comprehensive and complete
    • Ensure all specimens are properly labelled and delivered to the lab in a timely manner
    • Provide safe environment for patients through adherence to infection control practices and other safety policies
    • Be able to recognize a patient in a pre-arrest or arrest states and initiate Basic Life Support
    • Dispose of clinical and non-clinical waste safely in accordance with Aga Khan University Hospital guidelines on waste management
    • Administer medication safely, monitor patient responses to medication and promptly report adverse reactions
    • Care of equipment through cleaning, storage, per shift check of the inventory and timely reporting and follow up on non-functional equipment to the nurse manger designee.
    • Participate in unit based nursing education, quality improvement (QI) projects, audits, spot checks and skill checks

     Requirements:

    • RN from a recognized school of nursing or university
    • Current licensure with the Nursing Council of Kenya
    • Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS)
    • Demonstrate evidence based knowledge of current practices in theater nursing.

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    Research Assistant- Nurse, Department of Haematology and Oncology

    Job Summary

    The position is required to provide competent and compassionate care for oncology patients, including ensuring safe  and   competent   management   of  chemotherapy   administration   and  other   supportive therapies for cancer patients.  In addition the Research Assistant – Nurse will be a Member of a multi-disciplinary research team of the CRU, and will be responsible for clinical and research support for all research trials, including study and patient management.

    Responsibilities

    • Plan, organize, and engage in the day to day clinical and related research study activities under the direction of, and in consultation with the lead doctors and managers
    • Review research protocols, plan daily tasks and study flow in conjunction with the other study team members (pharmacy, lab, regulatory, etc.)
    • Assist in directing the daily flow of patients and study related tasks
    • Facilitate and provide care of research patients within the CRU’s scope of its central support services
    • Perform routine technical procedures such as patients’ vital signs, I/V cannulation, ECG, drug administration, etc. as per policies and procedures of AKUH,N and approved research protocols
    • Provide laboratory support services including phlebotomy and collection/handling of required specimens (e.g., stool, urine, nasal swabs) using standard techniques
    • Process specimens (centrifuging, processing, shipping, preparation procedures, etc.)
    • Practice ICH-GCP, good documentation practices, as well as ensure compliance of ICH-GCP
    • Ensure compliance of established safety standards and maintain safe environment for patients, families, and clinical staff in accordance with regulatory and institutional health standards
    • Oversee the management, stocking and maintenance of clinical space, including management of clinical supply inventories, ordering and appropriate stocking of clinical areas (e.g., ensure servicing and maintenance of medical/clinical equipment and maintain service logs)
    • Document and maintain accurate records (such as, patients’ assessment, subject specific specimens collected, document/specimen custody, document/specimen storage records, supply inventories, temperature logs, calibration records, etc.) as part of source documentation, regulatory, and research and institutional requirements
    • Ensure appropriate handling, disposal of biological and hazardous specimens/materials
    • Inform the medical and clinical leads of any adverse event, incidence and occurrence related to patient, visitor, or staff during their time at the CRU, including a written report of the incident/event and the action(s)
    • Disburse investigational drug and provide patient teaching regarding administration, as necessary
    • Management of clinic patients, outside of the CRU, as necessary and in accordance with AKUH,N policies and procedures
    • Prepare for and facilitate monitoring visits and audits in the CRU
    • Assist in grant preparation, costing, and study budgeting

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (preferred); will consider Diploma in Nursing, only if candidate has significant past research experience
    • Must have a valid and active Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK) license
    • CITI / Research training preferred
    • Minimum of 3 years of work experience as a nurse in a hospital or related setting in inpatient and/or outpatient services with demonstrated knowledge and competencies in nursing clinical practices applied to direct patient care. Experience in oncology nursing is preferred.
    • Excellent knowledge in nursing practice, critical thinking, and problem solving skills.
    • Sound working knowledge of Good Clinical Practices (GCPs), clinical trial processes, nursing patient care, biomaterials handling, health safety practices
    • Prior experience in operating basic medical equipment (e.g., Infusion pump, ECG machine, etc.).
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication – written and verbal
    • Excellent organizational capabilities and ability to handle diverse set of tasks for multiple studies (and clinics) simultaneously
    • Maturity & ability to work independently
    • Versatility to work in a variety of related roles such as clinical/nursing care, patient services support, lab/bio-specimen processing, data management
    • Proficiency in use of computers and basic office software (Outlook, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Candidate with prior research experience will be given preference

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    Executive Assistant, Hospital Administration

    Job Summary

    Reporting to the CEO, the Executive Assistant will provide executive support to the CEO, visiting executive team members, visiting dignitaries; in planning, organizing and managing the affairs of the CEO’s office and its critical strategic and operational functions. Other duties include managing all correspondence including drafting responses to clients, government agencies, and other important communications; project managing SLT/SMT meetings and outcomes, while maintaining complete confidentiality on all matters pertaining to the hospital and university.

    Responsibilities

    • Preparing agenda for meetings chaired by the CEO and the minutes of senior leadership/management meetings.
    • Weekly scheduling and following up on agenda items due for circulation and tracking progress against action items (project managing SLT/SMT meetings and outcomes).
    • Where meetings are held by remote connection, arranging for the most suitable form, in time testing and set-up, ensuring the appropriate IT team is on site for support through the meetings.
    • Coordinating all meeting activities of the CEO office with close interaction with the senior team.
    • Preparing documents ahead for review and approval for the CEO’s various presentations and meetings,
    • Calls management, reviewing correspondence, prioritizing for CEO’s attention and responding to emails/letters.
    • Research and follow up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the CEO, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature; determining appropriate course of action, referral or response.
    • Drafting, preparing, editing and disseminating communications from the CEO’s office.
    • On behalf of, and as directed by the CEO, following up on communication between AKUH and government ministries & agencies, AKDN entities and partner organizations on various issues ranging from high profile facility visits, events, workshops, conferences, etc.
    • Custodian and overall management of the AKUH public contact; ensuring the mailbox is continuously checked, directing emails to relevant personnel for immediate action, and follow-up to ensure responses to clients are timely and satisfactory and reported issues are closed.
    • Receiving and acknowledging letters/verbal communications from clients.
    • Preparing and drafting recommendation letters to staff.
    • Providing drafting and editorial support to the client relations team for complaint letters.
    • Thorough review of drafts against investigation reports to ensure all concerns raised have been investigated and reported.
    • Rewriting and preparing the complaint letters for approval and signature by the CEO and dispatching to clients including repeating the process if further queries are raised by clients until all issues are closed.
    • Booking tickets, in line with the procurement policy, and ensuring the most suitable flights with regard to layover time, routing, flexibility, fare rules and cost are booked.
    • Timely processing of travel as well as multiple/single entry visas for the team in and out of the country.
    • Protocol arrangements, sourcing appropriate accommodation – in relation to event venues, host offices/facilities locations, airports, etc.
    • Arranging and coordinating airport transfers and ground transport locally and in the countries visited while regularly tracking and staying abreast of latest immigration and visa rules, travel advisories, flight schedules/terminal changes, etc. and advising the CEO/Executives accordingly.  When necessary, taking action to change, reroute or cancel tickets and ensuring cancelled tickets are refunded or reused as per fare rules.
    • Overall administration and coordination of the affairs of the CEO’s office including the customer service function as well as supervision of support staff.
    • Facilitating and responsible for administrative aspects of planned workshops, conferences and retreats headed by the CEO.
    • Ensuring the visiting executive team members are provided with appropriate working space and superior administrative support through their stay.
    • On a regular basis facilitating and ensuring access to AKUH services by VIPs affiliated to AKU/AKUH and AKDN in general, keeping track of the treatment process and follow-up on payments post care/discharge.
    • Ensuring dignitaries in the hospital are followed up and billing done in a diplomatic manner in liaison with AKDN.
    • Managing various requests for hospital tours with Public Relations department with appropriate follow-up.
    • Ensuring that all machinery and audio-visual equipment in the office and boardroom are functional, requesting and following up with relevant departments for repair and or/replacement.
    • Keeping track of the inventory and recording for future reference, any movements, replacements, write-offs.
    • Liaising with relevant departments as required to accomplish tasks against set targets and deadlines.
    • Any other duties as assigned.

     Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Office Administration, Management, Communication or equivalent.
    • Computer literacy is mandatory with experience of applicable software programs.
    • Minimum of 5 (five) years’ work experience in a senior secretarial role.
    • Remarkable organizational and management ability.
    • Demonstrated initiative, ability to set priorities and work effectively with minimum or no supervision.
    • Act as a role model for other secretaries in the institution, promote personal and professional development.
    • Ability to work under pressure and flexible/long hours if and when required.
    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
    • Positive attitude towards work and other members of the team.
    • Unquestionable integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality.
    • Professional attitude and strong work ethic with attention to timeliness.

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    Biostatistician, Population Health

    Currently the University offers fellowship programmes in the following specialties: Cardiology, Infectious Diseases, Neonatology and Paediatric Neurology.

    Job Summary

    The Department of Population Health (DPH) Senior Statistician will support research projects/studies conducted by Faculty, students and Residents in the Faculty of Health Sciences, using various research designs including cohort, cross-sectional, randomized controlled, quasi-experimental, and diagnostic accuracy studies. S/he will teach Biostatistics courses (basic and advanced levels) in the under-graduate and post-graduate programmes in the Medical College, and will lead writing research proposals and grant applications for submission to external bodies. S/he will also provide advice on statistical methodology, and oversee quality control during data collection for ongoing projects, analysis of data and preparing articles for publication.

    Responsibilities

    • Assist in calculating sample size and analysis plans for research.
    • Assist faculty, students and staff in planning and developing the statistical aspects of their research manuscripts, including data analysis and interpretation of data collected.
    • Guide students on thesis research writing.
    • Supervise Masters (including MSc in Population Health Science and MMEd) and PhD students.
    • Design, plan, implement, assess and report the Biostatistics and Advanced Biostatistics courses according to the MSc Population Health Sciences curriculum.
    • Develop biostatistics courses for the MMed programme.
    • Design biostatistics course content for the PhD in Health Science programme.
    • Develop internal AKU capacity in biostatistics via short courses and seminars.
    • Assist faculty and staff in research grant applications, especially on the statistical and research design aspects.
    • Lead the writing of research proposals and grant applications for submission to donors.
    • Design and develop research studies in the department.
    • Prepare and analyse data and develop figures/tables for interim and final reports and manuscripts.
    • Write papers and submit to international peer-reviewed journals for publication.
    • Participate in team meetings and activities, objective setting and performance management.
    • Participate in improving processes, tools, systems and organization.
    • Participate in academic presentations regularly.
    • Contribute to the development and functioning of the faculty of health sciences as needed.

     Requirements

    • Doctorate in Philosophy (PhD in Biostatistics, Statistics and/or Epidemiology or similar);
    • Minimum 10 (ten) years of experience as statistician in health research;
    • Have teaching experience/activities and reflect a strong interest in teaching.
    • Highly advanced analysis skills using multiple statistical software, including STATA, R and SPSS.
    • Understanding of data management principles for clinical trials and health research
    • Applied knowledge of advanced statistical models, such as generalized linear models, survival analyses and mixed models in health research.
    • Good grasp of geospatial statistical and data science tools and methods will be a distinct advantage.
    • Advanced knowledge and experience of scientific reporting and manuscript preparation.
    • Demonstrated team leadership skills in diverse settings.
    • Self-driven and able to work independently.
    • Good communication skills.
    • Seeks and accepts advice and adheres to deadlines.
    • Punctual and respects commitments made.
    • Responsible team player.

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    Medical Officer, Princess Zahra Pavilion (Nairobi)

    Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the above position based in Nairobi Kenya. The position holder will be responsible for providing quality emergency care to all patients and continuously evaluating and improving the quality of emergency care provided by AKUH to meet patient treatment goals. The incumbent will report to the Departmental Chair.

    Responsibilities:

    • Review and examine patients consistently by performing such duties as taking case histories, conducting physical examinations, and ordering diagnostic laboratory and radiology studies.
    • Attend to critical patients in a timely manner.
    • When necessary, carry out privileged and potentially life-saving emergency procedures.
    • Monitor patients’ progress on a regular basis.
    • Initiate discussions with patient and care givers to enable better diagnostic and therapeutic medical care and services.
    • Timely initiation of care pathways that are in accordance to the set international guidelines of management of patients with Acute Coronary syndrome (ACS) and Acute stroke.
    • Educate patients on wellness, prevention and early detection.
    • Provide materials, resources and referrals to patients, family members/care givers.
    • Educate patients on informed consent, choice of attending physician and right to seek second opinion
    • Initiate timely discussions with relevant consultants/departments to arrive at the best treatment plan for specialized cases.
    • Participate in establishing various planning parameters for addressing referral cases received at AKUH.
    • Engage nursing staff in ensuring that all treating equipment is functional and available for patient care/treatment.
    • Participate in discussions with relevant members of the clinical care team to enable better integration of patient care activities.
    • Work closely with members of the clinical care team to reduce errors and waste, improve skillfulness and resource utilization
    • Initiate discussions with consultants and colleagues to enable integration of clinical research activities, shared knowledge, institutional quality improvement and patient wellness activities.
    • Participate in all team efforts as departmental needs arise.

     Requirements:

    • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) 
    • Registration by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board
    • Accredited certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support.
    • 1-year post internship experience preferably in a busy emergency department.

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    Facilities Coordinator, Outreach Administration Office

    Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the above position based in Nairobi, Kenya. The incumbent will be responsible for overseeing the planning, and implementation of all old and new fit out of Outreach Facilities, Facilities maintenance and construction related activities. The position holder will report to the Outreach Operations Manager.

    Responsibilities:

    • Participate in the assessment of new Medical Center sites and work with consultants in preparation for construction activities.
    • Take lead in the planning and implementation of new projects by coordinating with the projects office in creating new Medical Center designs and layouts, assisting in development of full scale project plans and participate in the tendering process of new medical centers.
    • Responsible for monitoring the progress of ongoing projects and ensuring timely completion of projects
    • Ensure existing outreach clinics are well maintained, functional and meet changing demands of the market.
    • Coordinate and supervise maintenance staff.
    • Coordinate the servicing and repair of all Non-medical equipment and systems e.g Generators.
    • Conduct market research on materials and labour trends, new services and appliances and update the outreach management for planning purposes.

    Requirements:

    1. Degree in Engineering (Civil or Electrical).
    2. Diploma in Project Management
    3. A minimum of 3 years’ experience in building construction/ architecture/ civil engineering or equivalent
    4. Understanding Fully the construction process including construction plan and specifications, relevant building code requirements and government permits
    5. Certification in Technical Computer skills including AutoCAD, ArchiCAD & MS-Projects
    6. Understanding of safety regulations of work environment

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Aga Khan University Hospital on aku.taleo.net to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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