Monday, January 30, 2012

Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu Career Opportunities

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an institution of the Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya which is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network.

The hospital is part of a network of health facilities in East Africa which include: clinics, Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa, Aga Khan Hospital Dar es salaam and Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi.

It provides medical care to the population of western Kenya region and works with leading clinicians in the country in the management of complex cases.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2008 accreditation and is moving towards new standards of clinical quality improvement and patient safety.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is expanding its services to Kakamega County and is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

Resident Medical Officer (Senior House Officer)

Overall Responsibility

The successful candidates will be responsible for providing consultations and quality clinical judgment to patients in Ambulatory and Emergency Medicine at the Medical Centre in Kakamega.

  • MBBS from a recognized University
  • At least one- year working experience
  • Must be Registered/Licensed by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
  • Competency in emergency procedures e.g. ACLS, ATLS etc will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent PR and communication skills.
Dental Surgeon

Overall Responsibility

The success candidate will be expected to set up and competently manage dental services in the Medical Centre at Kakamege in accordance with our quality policy which emphasizes continuous improvement of service to meet and exceed customer expectation.

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from a recognized University
  • Registration by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
  • Current practicing License
  • At least two years experience after completing internship preferably in a hospital setting
  • Pleasant personality, team player.

Overall Responsibility

Provide quality nursing services including performing necessary procedures at the Medical Centre.

  • Registered Nurse (KRN/KRCHN) or above from an accredited School of Nursing.
  • At least one year experience in a Medical/Surgical setting in a busy medical institution.
  • Certificate in Theatre, Critical Care or Emergency Nursing will be an added advantage.
  • Valid Kenyan nursing practice license.
  • Excellent PR and communication skills.
We seek applications for Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu and the Medical Centre in Kakamega.

Pharmaceutical Technologist

Overall Responsibilities

To provide quality Pharmacy services.

He/she will be expected to be an active member of the health care team in the Medical Centre

  •  Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from MTC or any other recognized institution.
  • Must be enrolled and licensed by the Kenya Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
  • At least one year working experience in a busy pharmacy.
  • Knowledge of computer packages will be an added advantage.
Laboratory Technologist

Overall Responsibilities

The successful candidate will prepare documentation, maintain sample processing records and ensure timely dispatch of results.

He/she will maintain relevant equipment in terms of calibration and alignment and will be expected to comply with relevant policies and procedures including but not limited to those related to safety and infection control at the Medical Center in Kakamega.

  • Higher National Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences or above
  • Minimum three years working experience in a busy medical laboratory
  • Excellent knowledge of laboratory operations and procedures
  • Knowledge and experience in haematology, quality control and serology.
  • Ability to write and review SOP’s
  • Excellent computer skills and ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Knowledge and experience in ISO 15189 standard is desirable
  • Ability to work in other laboratory sections whenever he/she is required
  • Registration with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board with a current practice license is mandatory
Dental Assistant

Overall Responsibility

Reporting to the Dental Surgeon, the successful candidate will assist the dental surgeon in the provision of comprehensive dental services within the Medical Centre in line with the hospital’s mission.

  • Diploma in Dental Assisting.
  • At least two years experience preferably in a busy dental practice
  • Self motivation and ability to work without supervision.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Pleasant personality, team player.
  • Excellent communication skills.
Security Officer

1 Position - Kisumu

Overall Responsibility

Reporting to the In-charge Facility Management and Safety Committee, the security officer will be responsible for ensuring security and safety of Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu clients, personnel and Hospital resources.

The Security Officer will lead security mainstreaming to promote a positive security culture throughout the organization.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for developing and implementing security policies and procedures at the Hospital.

  • KCSE ‘C’ grade or above
  • Basic security training from a recognized security firm and/or institution with experience in CCTV operations
  • Excellent skills in fire management and first aid
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in both English and Kiswahili
  • Good interpersonal relations, leadership and organizational skills.
  • Expertise in effective use of VHF Radios and security phonetic alphabets
  • Proven track record in executing a security plan
  • At least five years working experience in a similar position
  • Excellent skills in MS Office
Applications including detailed curriculum vitae, names and contact of three referees should be forwarded by 10th February, 2011 to:

The Human Resources Manager
Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu
P.O. Box 530-40100

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