Jobs and Vacancies in Aga Khan Hospital

Exciting Career Opportunities
The Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa is an institution of Aga Khan Health Services, Kenya which is an Agency of Aga Khan Development Network.  The hospital is part of an integrated health system that includes Hospitals and outreach health centers across East Africa. AKHS is one of the most comprehensive private not-for-profit health care systems in the developing world.
The hospital seeks to recruit an ideal candidate for the following position:-

Head of Nursing Services
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing overall leadership and direction to Nursing Services.
As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, s/he will lead and facilitate the provision of excellent patient centered nursing care services in collaboration with key clinical and identified support services to enhance and uphold the institution vision and mission.
Job Summary
·         Providing leadership in implementing Nursing and Professional Practice standards for nurses
·         Participating in the development of the overall strategic plan for the institution and linking the same to the strategic plan for nursing division
·         Creating and implementing appropriate professional practice structures for nursing staff with appropriate monitoring indicators to provide oversight of nursing clinical quality in collaboration with the Medical Director
·         Implementing the strategic plan by setting realistic service goals and standardising approaches and processes in the department , including admission and discharge practices, bed utilization and documentation
·         Fostering multidisciplinary collaboration to ensure optimal patient care
·         Developing nursing budget and ensuring budget control
·         Communicate and interpret policies and procedures to nursing staff and monitor staff best practice and implementation
·         Evaluate the work performance of all nursing personnel, assist in the determination of training and development needs of the department and implement discipline according to operational policies
·         Actively participate in quality initiative programmes including JCIA and ISO
Required qualifications, attributes and experience
·         Must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing either from a local or international institution recognized by the Nursing Council of Kenya
·         A Master of Science in Nursing either from a local or international institution recognized by the Nursing Council of Kenya will be an added advantage
·         Must have a KRN/KRM/KRCHN Diploma recognized by the Nursing Council of Kenya
·         Must have a valid registration and licensure with the Nursing Council of Kenya
·         S/he will have a minimum of eight (8) years working experience; five (5) of which should be current and in a busy Hospital setup with hands on experience in matters relating to Nursing
·         S/he must demonstrate understanding of nursing education and quality initiatives not limited to JCIA and ISO
·         S/he should have strong leadership, people management, negotiating and influencing skills with the ability to build relationships and encourage consensus, partnering and networking at all levels.
·         In addition s/he should be a strategic thinker with a proven capability of quickly assessing complex situations and generate astute and practical solutions.


Resident General Physician
Job Summary: Reporting to the Head of the department, the Resident Physician will be responsible for effective management and care of patients with the aim of ensuring optimal delivery of quality patient care and actively participate in quality improvement and provision of medical education services.
Required qualifications, attributes and experience
·         Possession of a Degree of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) plus Master of Medicine (M.Med) in Internal Medicine
·         Over two years post qualification experience
·         An added specialty will be an added advantage
·         Certification in ACLS and ATLS will be an added advantage
·         Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically, and to work flexibly and independently with multiple reporting relationships.
·         Well versed in the required discipline, the individual should also be a team player and computer literate


Clinical Psychologist
Role: Reporting to the Medical Director, the role shall be responsible for conducting psychological assessments and delivering interventions for patients and staff.
These shall include standardized assessments of psychological health and history, providing referrals and support as required and as guided by the hospital polices and regulations.
Job Summary
·         Take active leadership role in the development and implementation of the Neuro Science programme.
·         Develop intervention programs and activities that improve psychological care.
·         Promote efficiency and high standards of psychological care to Patients and staff
·         Carry out psychological and psychosocial assessments at the main hospital site and any other Outreach Centres as may be directed.
·         Co-ordinate and implement all project-related psychosocial services.
·         Provide referrals for psychiatric and other medical care as appropriate.
·         Participate in the professional training of staff to ensure highest standards of healthcare.
·         Ensure Quality Assurance and Control both in data collection and Good Clinical Practices.
·         Supervision of staff and handling internal clinic processes.
·         Any other duties as may be assigned.
Required qualifications, attributes and experience
·         Must have a recognized Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Psychology either from a local or international institution.
·         Master’s degree in clinical psychology from a local or international institution will be an added advantage
·         Be a member of a professional body
·         Have done significant work in clinical psychology covering key aspects of the profession
·         Excellent verbal communication skills in Kiswahili and English.
·         Demonstrated excellence in psychosocial care.
·         Demonstrated abilities in leadership, problem-solving, and project coordination.
·         A strategic thinker with a proven capability of quickly assessing complex situations and generate intelligent and practical solutions.
·         S/he will have a minimum of eight (8) years working experience; five (5) of which should be current and in a busy setup with hands on experience in Clinical Psychology.


Family Physician
Job Summary
·         Reporting to the Medical Director, the Family Physician will be responsible for effective management and care of patients with the aim of ensuring optimal delivery of quality patient care and actively participate in quality improvement and provision of medical education services.
·         Provide comprehensive medical services for members of family, regardless of age, sex on continuing basis
·         Elicits and records information about patients medical history
·         Orders or executes various tests, analyses and diagnostic images to provide information on patients condition
·         Analyses reports and diagnoses condition of patient
·         Promotes health by analyzing patients concerning hygiene, and methods for prevention of disease
·         Provides prenatal care to pregnant women, delivers babies and postnatal care to mothers and infants
·         Performs surgical procedures commensurate with surgical competencies
·         Refers patients to medical specialists for consultant services whenever necessary for patient’s wellbeing
Responsibilities:
·         Works continually to assure deliverance of quality clinical care in a safe, efficient, effective, competent and effective manner
·         Prepare records and reports as required in support of services rendered in accordance with established procedures
·         Attend and participate in patient care reports, patient care conferences, team conferences, professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities
Required qualifications, attributes and experience
·         Possession of a Degree of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) plus Master of Medicine (M.Med) in Family Physician.
·         Two years’ experience post-residency training
·         Current KPMDB certification for family Medicine and MBChB
·         An added specialty will be an added advantage
·         Certification in ACLS and ATLS will be an added advantage
·         Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically, and to work flexibly and independently with multiple reporting relationships.
·         Well versed in the required discipline, the individual should also be a team player and computer literate
Application procedure:
Candidates are invited to upload a CV and covering letter to recruitment.msa@akhskenya.org or via AKDN Career Centre at www.akdn.org/careers
Deadline of submitting application is on 2nd March 2018
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
“Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa is an equal opportunity Employer”

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