Thursday, 12 July 2012

AKUHN Paediatric Surgery, Outreach Services Mgr, Registrar, Biomedical Engineer & Technologist, Radiographer Jobs in Kenya

The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, invites applications from suitably qualified individuals for the following positions:

Full Time Faculty - Paediatric Surgery
  • This is a Full-Time faculty appointment reporting to the Chair, Department of Surgery. 
  • The incumbent will provide specialist services in Paediatric Surgery and will be involved in teaching of residents. 
  • Applicants for the position must posses a Masters of Medicine - (General Surgery) and a postgraduate degree and specialist recognition in Paediatric Surgery. 
  • S/he should have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience post registration as a Paediatric Surgeon and be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board. 
  • Candidates with expertise and experience in congenital surgery and emergency cases will be preferred.

Manager, Outreach Services
  • The Manager, Outreach Services will liaise with Hospital Departments such as Pharmacy, Laboratory, Radiology, Nursing, Finance, Marketing, ICT, Legal Office, etc in the establishment of Outreach Centres. 
  • S/he will manage the day to day operations of assigned outreach centres to ensure efficient and effective services in the centres. 
  • The Manager will monitor quality and promptly address issues related to patients, staffing, space, equipment and service in order to achieve the overall goals and objectives of the Institution. 
  • Applicants for the position should have a Degree in Management/Business Administration/Finance. 
  • S/he should have five or more years’ experience in a similar position in a healthcare institution. 
  • The successful candidate should be computer savvy with good leadership, organizational and communication skills.

Registrar – Department of Paediatrics
  • The Registrar will provide clinical care to patients; teach, supervise and provide leadership to junior doctors in the Paediatrics Unit. S/he will provide emergency support to ensure timely and optimal delivery of quality patient care. 
  • The areas of service covered on rotational basis will include children’s emergency unit, children’s ward, paediatric and neonatal high dependency units and neonatal ICU.
  • Applicants must have a Masters of Medicine Degree in Paediatrics and be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners’ and Dentists’ Board. 
  • Training in EPLS and an interest in haemato-oncology and/or gastro-enterology would be an added advantage. 
  • The candidate should demonstrate an interest in teaching and research. 
  • S/he should be a good team player with an interest in working in an academic institution.
Biomedical Engineer
  • The Biomedical Engineer will assist the Manager, Biomedical Engineering with all aspects of program management, including work history data analysis, staffing allocations, attending to unscheduled maintenance, developing preventive maintenance schedules and guidelines, budget control, equipment acquisition planning, installation and testing, outside vendor management, and the provision of Biomedical Engineering services to support patient diagnosing and treatment.
  • Applicants must have a Diploma in Biomedical Engineering and/or a Bachelors Degree with at least five years’ experience in a similar position. 
  • S/he should have knowledge on anatomy, electro mechanical, medical equipment functioning and Imaging equipment technical maintenance. 
  • The candidate must be registered and/or eligible for registration with the Association of Medical Engineers of Kenya and/or Engineering Board of Kenya.

Biomedical Technologist
  • The Biomedical Technologist will repair, calibrate, and maintain Medical Equipment, instrumentation, and support systems of moderate complexity used within the Aga Khan University Hospital healthcare delivery to support patient diagnosing and treatment. 
  • S/he will inspect, install, and perform inventory assessments and preventive maintenance of medical equipment. 
  • Applicants must have a Diploma in Biomedical Engineering Program with at least two years’ experience in a similar position.
  • The ideal candidate should have knowledge on anatomy, electro mechanical, medical equipment functioning and critical care equipment maintenance. 
  • The candidate must be registered and/or eligible for registration with the Association of Medical Engineers of Kenya and/or Engineering Board of Kenya.
Radiographer/Ultrasonographer 
  • The Radiographer /Ultrasonographer will be responsible for the provision of high quality radiographs /ultrasound imaging services.
    Applicants should have a Diploma in Medical Imaging Sciences and 2 years working experience in a busy established Radiology Department. 
  • S/he should have a Certificate or post graduate training in the field of Ultrasound Imaging and at least one year working experience. 
  • The ideal candidate should be computer literate with excellent interpersonal, organisational and customer service skills.
To Apply:

Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to, 
the Manager, Recruitment, 
Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. P. O. Box 30270-00100, NAIROBI or by email to hr.recruitment@aku.edu so as to reach not later than 25th July 2012. 
Applications by email are preferred. 
Visit our website www.aku.edu for more information.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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