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Full Time Faculty, Consultant Dermatologist, Department of Internal Medicine

Entity: Aga Khan University

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

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Introduction

Aga Khan University is a private, not for profit, international University established in 1983, with 11 teaching sites in eight countries. Since 2001, AKU has offered academic programmes in nursing, medicine and education for East Africa. Aga Khan University invites applications to the position of Consultant Dermatologist, in the Department of Medicine.

Responsibilities

Successful applicant will join a growing and dynamic department committed to advancing best practice in their discipline, expanding services that meet quality and patient service needs within an internationally accredited university hospital with outstanding diagnostic services.  Successful applicants will develop their academic career in teaching and research.  In education there is a focus on resident training and fellowship programmes training and planned introduction of undergraduate training.

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Requirements

Applicants must have a Masters of Medicine and a fellowship in Dermatology.  S/he must be registered or eligible for registration with Kenya Medical Practitioners’ & Dentists Board as a specialist.  S/he should have teaching and research experience and a minimum of 5 years clinical experience.   Candidate should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team.

To Apply

Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to the Manager, Recruitment, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. P. O. Box 30270-00100, NAIROBI or by email to hr.recruitment@aku.edu. Applications by email are preferred.
Please indicate the title of the position on your application.

Applications should be submitted latest by December 31, 2021

Gastroenterologist, Department of Paediatrics

Entity: Aga Khan University

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Introduction

Chartered in 1983, Aga Khan University (AKU, www.aku.edu) is a private, autonomous and self-governing international university, with 13 teaching sites in 6 countries located in three continents. As an integral part of the Aga Khan Development Network (www.akdn.org), AKU provides higher education in multiple health science and social science disciplines, carries out research pertinent primarily to low- and middle-income countries and operates 7 hospitals (soon 8) and over 325 outreach clinics at international standards. It has almost 2,500 students and 14,000 staff. The University is both a model of academic excellence and an agent of social change. As a leading international institution dedicated to excellence and change, AKU operates on the core principles of quality, relevance, impact and access.
The Medical College offers 4-year Master of Medicine degrees in anaesthesia, family medicine, medicine, obstetrics & gynaecology, paediatrics, pathology, radiology, and surgery.
Currently the University offers fellowship programmes in: – Cardiology, Infectious Diseases, Neonatology and Paediatric Neurology. 

Responsibilities

The Gastroenterologist will undertake clinical and educational functions under the supervision of the Section Head under whom he/she would be deployed. In this role, the Gastroenterologist admits, consults and undertakes diagnosis and treatment of patients admitted under the University team or private admitting doctors. He/she may prescribe or request certain tests or perform certain procedures without supervision but should consult and involve other relevant specialties for more complex diagnostic or management issues. As the admitting doctor the Gastroenterologist ultimately determines what direct management is provided to patients admitted under Him / Her and provides appropriate supervision for all cadres of doctors and nurses involved in care.

  • Assess and manage patients.
  • Attend to emergency cases.
  • Educate patients on wellness, prevention and early detection of risk factors for disease(s) and provide resources and referrals to patients, family members/care givers.
  • Liaise with consultants and various departments to provide multidisciplinary input into care as required.
  • Avail required support services in the process of treating patients; particularly when referred by other specialists to the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi
  • Initiate the review and development of appropriate policies and procedures for patients’ health care to formulate best practice guidelines.
  • Participate in the meticulous use of resources to enable patient safety and quality care.
  • Participate in departmental research and academic activities, institutional quality improvement and patient safety activities.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by section head and department chair.
  • Participate in departmental call duties 
  • Co-author in at least one submitted manuscript in a peer review journal per year
  • Provide appropriate professional leadership commensurate with level of responsibility and training.

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) or equivalent
  • Master of medicine in Paediatrics
  • Certified and verifiable training in Gastroenterology from a recognized University
  • Eligible for registration by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
  • Good communication skills

To Apply

Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to the Manager, Recruitment, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. P. O. Box 30270-00100, NAIROBI or by email to hr.recruitment@aku.edu. Applications by email are preferred.
Please indicate the title of the position on your application.

Applications should be submitted latest by December 31, 2021

Full Time Faculty, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Department of Internal Medicine

Entity: Aga Khan University

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Introduction

Chartered in 1983, Aga Khan University (AKU, www.aku.edu) is a private, autonomous and self-governing international university, with 13 teaching sites in 6 countries over three continents. An integral part of the Aga Khan Development Network (www.akdn.org), AKU provides higher education in multiple health science and social science disciplines, carries out research pertinent primarily to low- and middle-income countries and operates 7 hospitals (soon 8) and over 325 outreach clinics, all at international standards. It has almost 2,500 students and 14,000 staff.  The University is both a model of academic excellence and an agent of social change. As an international institution, AKU operates on the core principles of quality, relevance, impact and access. The Medical College offers Master of Medicine (M Med) degrees in Anaesthesia, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gyneacology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Radiology, and Surgery. Currently the University offers fellowship programmes in the following specialties: Cardiology, Infectious Diseases, Neonatology and Paediatric Neurology.
The Aga Khan University, Department of Internal Medicine invites applications for the position of Full Time Faculty & Consultant Gastroenterologist

Responsibilities

Successful applicants will join a growing and dynamic department committed to advancing best practice in their discipline, expanding services that meet quality and patient service needs within an internationally accredited university hospital with outstanding diagnostic services. Successful applicants will develop their academic career in teaching and research. In education there is a focus on resident training and fellowship programmes training and planned introduction of undergraduate training. 

Requirements

  • Applicants must have a Masters of Medicine and a fellowship in Gastroenterology
  • S/he must be registered or eligible for registration with Kenya Medical Practitioners’ & Dentists Board as a specialist. 
  • S/he should have 1-year experience working as a Gastroenterology
  • S/he should have teaching and research experience 
  • A minimum of 5 years’ clinical experience. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team.

To Apply

Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to the Manager, Recruitment, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. P. O. Box 30270-00100, NAIROBI or by email to hr.recruitment@aku.edu. Applications by email are preferred.
Please indicate the title of the position on your application.

Applications should be submitted latest by December 31, 2021

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