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Aga Khan Hospital Jobs in Kenya

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, ISO 15189:2007 accreditation for laboratory services and is moving towards Joint Commission International Accreditation.


The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has also expanded its services to Kisii, Kakamega, Busia, Kisumu and Bungoma Counties.

It is now expanding its services in Kericho and Homa – Bay Counties, Kitale town and is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

Senior House Officer (Resident Medical Officer)
 
1 Position Kericho, 1 Position Homa - Bay, 1 Position Kitale

Overall Responsibility

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

Requirements
  • MBBS from a recognized University
  • At least one- year working experience
  • Must be Registered /Licensed by the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
  • Competency in emergency procedures e.g. ACLS, ATLS etc will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent PR and communication skills.
Medical Internship -2013

Applications are invited from medical graduates who have successfully completed their M.B.Ch, B (or equivalent) undergraduate degree and have been recommended to do their rotational internship. 

Successful candidates are expected to commence their internship from July 2013, for a period of one year.

Interested Candidates should submit the following documents as part of their application:
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Temporary License from MP&DB
  • Academic Transcript and Credential letter from Medical School
  • Personal statement that includes future interests in Medicine
  • Two letters of reference
Incomplete documentation will automatically disqualify a candidate from the interview process. Only shortlisted applicants will be invited for interviews.

Nurse
 
1 Position Kericho, 1 Position Homa - Bay, 1 Position Kitale

Overall Responsibility

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

Requirements
  • Registered Nurse (KRCHN) or above from an accredited School of Nursing.
  • At least one year experience in a Medical/Surgical setting in a busy medical institution.
  • Valid Kenyan nursing practice license.
  • Excellent PR and communication skills.
Pharmacy Manager
 
Overall Responsibility

Reporting to the Chief Pharmacist, the successful candidate will manage and control the functions in the Pharmacy to ensure smooth and efficient running of the department.

Requirements
  • Diploma in Pharmacy or above.
  • At least three years working experience, two of which should be in a supervisory capacity in a busy hospital pharmacy.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Experience in Inventory Management will be an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and working knowledge of quality management programs.
  • Excellent PR and communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of a Hospital Management Information System.
Pharmacist
 
Overall Responsibility

To provide leadership in the management, use and control of pharmaceuticals in the hospital and to work with all stakeholders (doctors, nurses) in ensuring efficient, ethical and safe application of pharmaco-therapy in patient management.

Requirements
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy from a recognized institution.
  • Registration Certificate and Practice License from Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
  • At least one year working experience in a busy hospital setup.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite will be an added advantage.
Pharmaceutical Technologist
 
1 Position Kericho, 1 Position Homa - Bay, 1 Position Kitale

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.

Requirements
  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from KMTC or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Must be registered and licensed by the Kenya Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
  • At least one year working experience in a busy pharmacy.
  • At least one year experience in inventory control and management.
  • Knowledge of computer packages will be an added advantage.
Laboratory Technologist
 
1 Position Kericho, 1 Position Homa - Bay, 1 Position Kitale

Overall Responsibilities

The successful candidate will prepare documentation, maintain sample processing records and ensure timely performance of laboratory investigations and 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.

Requirements
  • Higher National Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences or above
  • Minimum five years working experience in a busy medical laboratory
  • Excellent knowledge of laboratory operations and procedures
  • Knowledge and experience in haematology, serology and quality control.
  • 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
Phlebotomist
 
1 Position Kericho, 1 Position Homa - Bay, 1 Position Kitale

Overall Responsibility

Reporting to the Laboratory Manager the successful candidate will be responsible for the collection of blood samples and receiving specimens from patients, packing and shipping pathological specimen to relevant laboratories where necessary.

Requirements
  • Certificate in Phlebotomy or its equivalent.
  • Good written and verbal skills in both English and Kiswahili.
  • Good interpersonal relations and organizational skills.
  • At least one year working experience in a similar position.
  • Excellent skills in MS Office.
Front Office Cashier
 
1 Position Kericho, 1 Position Homa - Bay, 1 Position Kitale

Overall Responsibility

The successful candidate will be responsible for financial transaction as per policies as well as working closely with Medical and Nursing staff to ensure smooth patient flow and cut down on waiting time while ensuring continuous provision of effective service to enhance customer satisfaction.

Requirements
  • CPA IV or equivalent
  • Excellent Skills in Ms Office suite
  • Certificate in front office operations or its equivalent will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to relate to patients, through familiarity with medical terminology and triaging procedure.
  • Ability and willingness to treat all patients with the utmost kindness and consideration in the most trying situations.
  • One year working experience.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English and Kiswahili
  • Must have organizational skills
Cleaner
 
1 Position Kericho, 1 Position Homa - Bay, 1 Position Kitale

Overall Responsibility

The successful candidate will be responsible for the general cleaning of the facility and any other duties that may be assigned to ensure a hygienic environment within the medical centres.

Requirements
  • At least a Certificate in Housekeeping
  • Good communication skills in both English and Kiswahili
  • At least one year working experience in a similar position.
Applications including detailed curriculum vitae, names and contact of three referees should be forwarded by 13th June, 2013 to:

The Human Resource Department
Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu
P.O. Box 530-40100
Kisumu


E-mail: ksm.recruitment@akhskenya.org

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