Aga Khan Hospital Jobs in Kenya

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 wishes to recruit an ideal candidate for the following position:-
Specialist JCIA Coordinator
Reporting to the Head of Performance Improvement Team, the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing both quality improvement, patient safety initiatives and safe Care.
Key Responsibilities
·         Interprets and implements quality assurance standards in the hospital to ensure quality care to patients, while monitoring and supporting quality improvement plans in collaboration with Head of PIT.
·         Reviews quality assurance standards, studies existing hospital policies and procedures, and interviews hospital personnel and patients to evaluate quality.
·         Writes and updates quality assurance policies and procedures, as required.
·         Reviews and evaluates patients’ open and closed medical records, applying quality assurance criteria.
·         Selects specific topics for review, such as problem procedures, drugs, high volume cases, high risk cases, or other factors.
·         Performs data aggregation, analysis, validation as per required standards. Compiles statistical data and writes narrative reports summarizing quality assurance findings.
·         Oversee and facilitate JCIA chapters’ preparation by reinforcing and auditing standards and safe practices on ground.
·         Reviews patient records, applying utilization review criteria, to determine need for admission and continued stay in hospital.
·         Performs clinical audits to ensure provision of safe patient care as per best practices.
·         Attends to morbidity and mortality reviews meetings and follow action plans to closed identified gaps in preventable cases
·         Initiates quality projects, process of Root Cause Analysis (RCA) for sentinel events, near miss incidences, Proactive risk analysis i.e. Failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA), makes a comprehensive action plan and makes follow-up on closure report.
·         Prepares Internal Audit Schedules, assisting with Internal Audits and Audit results
·         Reviews Non-conformances, Corrective Actions, Observations, and Patient Complaints for repetitive trends, recommendations for changes and/or processes.
·         Conducts internal quality audits (JCIA), prepare records and work on closure with relevant clinical heads
·         Serves as a liaison with hospital and programmatic committee on JCIA readiness, quality and accreditation standards as appropriate
Required qualifications, attributes and experience
·         Must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing either from a local or international institution
·         A Master of Science in Nursing either from a local or international institution will be an added advantage
·         S/he will have a minimum of ten (10) years working experience in a JCIA accredited hospital with both local, Regional and international exposure
·         S/he must demonstrate understanding of 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.
·         Demonstrated critical thinking skills in the problem solving process.
·         Ability to organize work load and identify priorities appropriately
·         Certified in BLS, ACLS and PALS

Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Manager
Job Summary
·         The Nurse Manager, MCH will also participate in the strategic planning for Obstetrics/Gynecology department
·         Develop, lead and coordinate a multidisciplinary team to deliver quality of care to all clients seeking services in MCH department and ensure effective utilization of resources in line with institutional goals and objectives.
·         The Nurse Manager, MCH will be responsible for delivery of nursing/midwifery quality care in all aspects of inpatient and outpatient MCH care.
Capital & operational budgets and efficient utilization of available resources in MCH unit.
·         S/he will need to promote and maintain high standards of professional Nursing/Midwifery Care to meet the needs of MCH Clinics clients and Obstetric Unit patients and their families.
·         S/he will participate actively in decision making related to patient care and will ensure patients’ safety, dignity and respect are maintained at all times
Required qualifications, attributes and experience
·         Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN)
·         ALSO and EmONC certification
·         At least five years of clinical working experience in midwifery
·         Registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya and having a valid practicing license.
·         High degree of administrative capability and good leadership skills
·         Proficiency in MS office packages

Unit Manager – Private Ward
Job Summary
·         Responsible for providing overall leadership and direction to Nursing services in the Private Ward
·         Ensure effective utilization of resources (both human capital and equipments) in line with institutional goals and objectives
·         Lead the department in quality improvement initiatives to ensure delivery of safe and quality patient care
·         Monitor and implement the patient satisfaction report
Required qualifications, attributes and experience
·         Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN)
·         At least 3 years of clinical working experience in private ward
·         Registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya and having a valid practicing license.
·         High degree of administrative capability and good leadership skills
Application procedure:
Candidates are invited to upload a CV and covering letter to or via AKDN Career Centre at
Please indicate the position you are interested in on the subject line
Deadline of submitting application is on 27th August, 2018
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
“Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa is an equal opportunity Employer”

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