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Job Opportunities in Aga Khan Hospital, 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 centres across East Africa. AKHS is one of the most comprehensive private not-for-profit health care systems in the developing world.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa has attained acknowledgement of its quality service by achieving ISO 9001:2008 certification, ISO 15189:2012 accreditation for Medical Laboratory Services and is moving towards Joint Commission International Accreditation.  

The Hospital has also expanded its services to include Oncology Services complete with a Daycare Chemotherapy Centre, Midwifery Antenatal Care and Delivery, One Stop Breast Clinic, Lymphedema Therapy services in our Rehabilitation department and Pediatric Surgical Services. 

We have physical presence in Mtwapa, Nyali, Mombasa CBD center and Changamwe area. 

The hospital wishes to recruit ideal candidates for the following positions:-
 
Resident Consultant - Radiologist
 
Job Summary: The position reports directly to the head of department, Diagnostic Radiology department. 

It provides radiological services to both inpatient and outpatient; acts as an active member of the multidisciplinary healthcare team and contributes to continuous professional development program.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Supervise and report all examinations in general radiology, mammography, ultrasound and C.T.
  • Participate in institutional multi-disciplinary continuous medical education activities and professional development programs
  • Supervise radiographers and radiographer students with the objective of achieving high standards of quality in imaging practice
  • Adherence to radiation protection board guidelines concerning radiation safety
Minimum Requirements
  • M.Med in Radiology or equivalent post graduate qualification from a reputable institution
  • Special recognition in Diagnostic Radiology
  • Must be registered and licensed with the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
  • At least two years’ experience in General Radiology, Ultrasound and CT
  • Experience in performing imaging guided procedures (biopsies and drainages) would be an added advantage
Resident Consultant - Clinical Pathologist
 
Job Summary: The position reports directly to the head of department, Pathology / Laboratory medicine department. 

It provides clinical pathology services to both inpatient and outpatient; acts as an active member of the multidisciplinary healthcare team and contributes to continuous professional development program.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Provide, as necessary, clinical interpretations of tests done with the hospital’s laboratories
  • Provide supervision of the day to day testing activities conducted at the hospital’s laboratories including its outreach centers.
  • Coordinate with the Head of Department to select, establish, and quality control all testing procedures within the hospital’s laboratories
  • Coordinate with the Laboratory Manager to assure adequate levels of technical staffing and professional competence of laboratory personnel.
  • Establish adequate technical back up for laboratory personnel
  • Contribute to and facilitate educational programs for other professionals, and allied health personnel and students as required
  • Participate in strategic planning, medical operational review, and budget planning as required
  • Adhere to and ensure compliance with current applicable local, state laws and regulations and the accrediting standards of any certification or accrediting body that accredits or certifies any facility at which THE HOSPITAL provides services.
Minimum Requirements
  • Applicants should have a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB.ChB) or equivalent degree from a recognized University with a Postgraduate qualification (Master of Medicine) in Clinical Pathology.
  • Applicants must be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board as a Pathology Specialist.
  • Should have a minimum of two years post qualification experience in the specialty in a reputable institution.
  • Good working experience with ISO 15189 quality standard.
  • • ideal candidate should have effective communication and team building skills
Senior House Officers

4 Positions
 
Job Summary
  • Responsible for patient care in the outpatient and inpatient setting of the Aga-Khan hospital; main hospital and outreach centres
  • The successful candidates will be responsible for the effective management and care of patients with the aim of ensuring optimal delivery of quality patient care.
  • Actively participate in quality initiative programmes
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB or MBBS)
  • Registered and licensed with the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
  • Minimum of one year working experience post internship
  • Certification in ACLS and ATLS will be an added advantage
Head of Facilities and Support Services
 
Job Summary: The Head of Facilities and Support Services will be responsible for overseeing and ensuring the provision of best practices in the hospitality departments of housekeeping, catering, maintenance, security, communication and transport.

Key Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement the operational and budgeting plans for the hospitality services
  • Responsible for the maintenance department, ensuring the implementation of preventive maintenance programs and supervision of external contracts
  • Ensure high standards of cleanliness for the facility and utilities in compliance with infection control policies of the hospital
  • Ensure provision of high quality standard and cost effective food and beverage production and services
  • Ensure compliance with statutory requirements of the facilities, services, and environment including NEMA
  • Secretary to the Occupational Health and Safety Committee
  • Co-ordinate and manage the transport and communication needs of various departments in the hospital.
  • Establish and implement policies and procedures for the safety and security services including management of outsourced services.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in Hospitality management from a recognized university
  • Minimum of 8 years working experience in hospitality management, of which at least 4 years should be in a senior leadership role
  • Working experience with applicable codes, laws and regulations e.g. NEMA, OSHA etc.
  • Ability to manage a multidisciplinary team
Applications with all relevant documents should be emailed to recruitment.msa@akhskenya.org

Deadline of submitting applications is on 4th March 2016.

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