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Instructor, Critical Care

Nairobi, Kenya
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Industry: Hospital & Health Care
Description: Aga Khan University Hospitals in Karachi, Pakistan and Nairobi, Kenya are private, not-for-profit institutions providing high quality health care. The Main Hospitals serve as the principal sites for clinical training for the University's Medical Colleges and Schools of Nursing and Midwifery in Pakistan and East Africa. Our Vision of Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi is to be the premier, tertiary, teaching and referral health care facility in sub-Saharan Africa. ​For over fifty years, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi (AKUH) has been taking care of families in East Africa. As a private, not-for-profit hospital, we strive to provide access to quality healthcare to all who need it. At AKUH, patients are our first priority. Our team of medical professionals, faculty and staff are here to provide you and your loved ones with the highest standards of healthcare. We are committed to working together to ensure that you and your family receive outstanding medical services, first-rate facilities and compassionate care. The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi has set the standard for comprehensive healthcare and modern medical education in East Africa. Our dedicated staff, advanced facilities and state-of-the-art technologies have earned the hospital great reputation as a leading medical institution and teaching hospital in the region, and beyond. Patients benefit from our unique team-based approach to car​e, which enables you to benefit from the diverse expertise of our entire team of medical professionals. As the teaching hospital for Aga Khan University’s Medical College and School of Nursing and Midwifery, we practice an evidence-based approach to medicine, driven by the cutting-edge research conducted by our experienced faculty members. Our approach to care is guided by our core principles of Quality, Access, Impact and Relevance.​
Job Description

Job Summary

  • AKU- Department of Medicine is seeking Critical Care Instructors. Reporting to the on-call Critical Care Consultant for clinical duties and the Medical Director Critical Care for academic and administrative duties, the Instructors will undertake the assessment and management of critically ill patients in the Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Unit and the High dependency Unit in the Hospital.
  • They will also be involved in clinical instruction to Senior House Officers, Interns, Medical Students and Resident Doctors within Critical Care Medicine.

Responsibilities

The Critical Care Instructor will:

  • Assess and manage patients
  • Assist in the initial assessment and triage, in person, by phone or by other available electronic means, of potential critical care patients outside the critical care units.
  • Participate in the review and development of appropriate policies and procedures for patients’ health care to formulate best practice guidelines.
  • Participate in departmental research and academic activities, institutional quality improvement and patient safety activities.

Requirements

  • Must have Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery(M.B.Ch.B) or equivalent
  • Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine or Anesthesia, Emergency Medicine or successful completion of residency in Internal Medicine or Anesthesia or Emergency Medicine
  • Registration by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
  • Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (BLS & ACLS)
  • Demonstrates competency and dexterity with all equipment utilized in the hospital environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Basic computer skills and electronic medical record knowledge is an added advantage.
Education: Degree, Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time
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Name: Hiring Kenya

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