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  • Posted: May 20, 2024
    Deadline: Jun 3, 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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    Instructor, Department of Radiology

    Job Summary

    AKU- Department of Radiology is seeking to recruit an Instructor to acquire and interprete various types of medical images including Radiographs, CT, MRI and Ultrasound images to diagnose medical conditions.

    Responsibilities

    • Assess and explain to the patient the procedures to be carried out upon initial encounter.
    • Communicate accurate diagnosis to the physician and/or patients upon examining the internal functions of the organ systems and recommend the suitable radiology procedure.
    • Ensure adherence to the medical procedures and policies.
    • Proactively monitor compliance to all applicable radiation safety rules and regulations.
    • Coordinate the administrative day to day running of the of the department to ensure proper provision of quality radiology services.
    • Ensure availability of adequate materials for smooth running of the department.
    • Teach and supervise all the procedures performed by the radiology residents.

    Requirements

    • MMed Radiology or equivalent.
    • Certification and registration from the relevant Medical Practitioners and Dentists regulating body.
    • Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS).
    • Adequate experience during residency program based on the curriculum.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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    Clinical Nurse, Children’s Ward

    Responsibilities:

    • Complete assessment and re-assessment of Pediatric patients to identify their care needs
    • Develop written care plans based on Pediatric patients changing needs, monitor and evaluate effectiveness of interventions
    • Actively contributes feedback during patient rounds with physicians and ensures that patients’ investigations, reports and updates on clinical information are available.
    • Administers medication safely, monitors patients, response to medication and provides medication use education to patients and families.
    • Document all assessment data, investigation results, care given, discussions with the multidisciplinary team, and family/patient interactions in an accurate, comprehensive and timely manner.
    • Perform pain assessment and initiate analgesia as per protocol.
    • Accurately administer all medication as per the treatment order sheet and in line with MMU guidelines
    • Identify patient and family education needs and implement appropriate teaching 
    • 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 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 incubators, IV pumps, oxygen source, 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, audits, spot checks and skill checks
    • Ensures code pink is practiced at all times.
    • 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 and facilitate unit based nursing education, quality improvement (QI) projects, audits, spot checks and skill checks.
    • Provides basic nursing care without supervision.

    Requirements:

    • KRCHN/KRM/BScN from a recognized school of Nursing or University
    • Current Licensure with the Nursing council of Kenya
    • Certificate in Basic Life Support (BLS)
    • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in an acute care hospital.
    • Demonstrate evidence based knowledge of current practices in Paediatrics nursing

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