General Surgeon Job in Kenya

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General Surgeon Job in Kenya

Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu

Career Opportunity: General Surgeon – Kisii Medical Centre

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, which includes Hospitals and Outreach Health Facilities across East Africa.

The Aga Khan Hospital is in an exciting growth phase and has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2015 certification, ISO 15189:2012 accreditation for laboratory services, SafeCare level 5 accreditation and is at advanced stage of attaining Joint Commission International Accreditation.


The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has outreach Health Services at Kisii, Kakamega, Kitale, Bungoma, Kericho, Kibuye-Kisumu, West End- Kisumu, Busia, Homabay, Kapsabet, Migori, Bomet and Narok.

The hospital is seeking to attract interested and qualified applicants to fill the below position.

General Surgeon – Kisii Medical Centre

Vacancy No: AKHK/MD/GS/11/22

Overall Responsibility: The successful candidate will be expected to provide quality surgical services to hospital clients, participate actively in quality improvement activities including continuing medical education.

He / she will be expected to be an active member of the multidisciplinary health care team and contribute to the continuing professional development programs in the Hospital.

Key Responsibilities

·  Examining patients and making diagnoses to determine the need for surgery.

·  Reviewing patients’ medical history and planning the best procedure for treatment.

·  Evaluating patients for surgery.

·  Evaluating and advising patients on the risk involved with having surgery.

·  Performing surgical procedures to prevent or correct injury, disease, deformities, and patient function while adhering to regulatory and ethical protocols.

·  Following established surgical techniques during surgery.

·  Prescribing preoperative and postoperative treatments and procedures.

·  Ensuring sterility in the operating room, and all equipment and instruments.

·  Directing and coordinating activities of hospital staff for proper patient care.

·  Overseeing all treatments prior to and post-surgery and identifying associated risks.

·  Maintaining the highest regard for patient dignity and observing the precepts of the American Hospital Associations Bill of Rights for patients.

·  Planning and executing disease/illness prevention and health promotion programs.

·  Coordinating follow-up meetings with patients and monitoring their health condition after surgery or treatment.

Requirements

·  MMed or equivalent in Surgery from a university recognized by CUE

·  Registered, licensed and retained by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.

·  At least two years working experience as a graduate.

·  Knowledge and interest in Endoscopy will be an added advantage.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates are requested to email their application letter and detailed curriculum vitae with position title and vacancy number on the subject line, including names and contacts of three references, current and expected remuneration to ksm.recruitment@akhskenya.org on or before 2nd December 2022.

The email subject line MUST include position title and Vacancy number being applied for e.g.
AKHK/MD/GS/11/22

OR apply via this link www.the.akdn/careers/2040371

Canvassing of any nature will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please note that Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, medical examination or any fee)

“Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu is an equal opportunity employer”