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Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi is a private not-for-profit teaching hospital that provides tertiary and secondary level healthcare services. It is accredited by the Joint Commission International from USA.

The University Hospital has been providing high quality care for the people of East Africa and beyond for over 50 years.
PET CT Technologist
Ref 07/005

The main purpose of the PET CT Technologist will be to collaborate with Nuclear Medicine and other PET CT Section professionals to perform high quality PET CT and CT procedures based upon approved protocols and guidelines and best international practices.

Key Responsibilities

·         Correctly interpret PET CT request forms and ensure that this has been approved and protocoled by the Nuclear medicine physician/radiologist.
·         Consult with Nuclear Medicine physician and radiologist in case of doubt in any protocol selection.
·         Screen patients for procedure suitability beforehand, explain the PET CT procedure to the patient beforehand.

Requirements

·         Bachelors/Diploma in Nuclear Medicine Technology or Diploma in Medical Imaging Science with relevant training and experience in the field of Nuclear
Medicine.
·         Candidate should have an up to date certification with the Radiation Protection Board of Kenya and a valid Basic Life Support certificate.


Biomedical Technologist
The Biomedical Technologist under moderate supervision, will repair, calibrate, and maintain Medical Equipment, instrumentation, and support systems of moderate complexity used within the AKUH healthcare delivery to support AKUH patient diagnosing and treatment

Responsibilities

·         Implement appropriate repairs, install, maintain, calibrate, and inspect critical care medical equipment and instrumentation, including life support devices.
·         Perform Preventive Maintenance Services (PPM) and electrical safety testing of clinical equipment, devices, and systems, diagnose and correct system and equipment malfunctions.
·         Promptly and properly respond to medical equipment Break-Down Maintenance (BDM) work requests/service calls, complete PPM requests in a timely manner.

Requirements

·         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 primarily critical care equipment maintenance.

·         Previous Factory training on ventilators, anesthesia machine, multiparameter monitor, endoscopes, Heartlung machine, baloon pump, plasma sterilizers
and Laparoscopy towers is highly advantages and desirable.

Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Ref 07/007
The Nuclear Medicine Technologist will be to collaborate with Nuclear Medicine and cyclotron Section professionals to perform high quality Nuclear Medicine procedures based upon approved protocols and guidelines and best international practices.

Key Responsibilities

·         Correctly interpret Nuclear Medicine request forms and ensure that this has been approved by the Nuclear Medicine physician/radiologist.
·         Ensure that all Nuclear Medicine examinations performed are recorded and images acquired sent to PACS, perform elution and prepare various
radiopharmaceuticals in the hot lab for Nuclear Medicine procedures.
·         Perform BMD scans on the DXA scanner, perform requisite QC of all radiation equipment in the department.

Requirements 

·         Bachelors/Diploma in Nuclear Medicine Technology or Diploma in Medical Imaging Science with relevant training and experience in the field of Nuclear Medicine.
·         Candidate should have an up to date certification with the Radiation Protection Board of Kenya and a valid Basic Life Support certificate.

Job Vacancies: Instructors – Department of Anaesthesia
Aga Khan University is a private, not for profit, international University established in 1983, with 11 teaching sites ¡n eight countries. Since 2001, AKU has offered academic programmes ¡n nursing, medicine and education for East Africa.
Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the position of Instructor in the Department of Anaesthesia.
Position Summary: The Instructors will provide clinical Anaesthesia coverage in the hospital and provided supervision for residents assigned to them. S/he will provide quality support to ensure timely and optimal delivery of efficient patient care.

Requirement

·         Masters of Medicine Degree in Anaesthesia ¡n a reputable institution
·         Certification and registration from the relevant Medical Practitioners and Dentists regulating body
·         Current BLS, ETAT-plus or EPLS certificate
·         S/he should be a good team player with interest in working in an academic institution
·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
How to Apply
Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, clearly indicating current & expected pay should be sent to,
the Manager, Recruitment,
Aga Khan University Hospital,
E-Mail: 
hr.recruitment@aku.edu
so as to reach not later than 2nd August, 2018

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