Full Time Faculty (General Surgery) Job in Kenya – The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi 2013

The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi
Fulltime Faculty – Department of Surgery

Applications are invited from appropriately qualified candidates for the position of Full Time Faculty – General Surgery in the Department of Surgery.

You are encouraged to inform all who qualify to send their applications.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Chair of Surgery, the Full Time Faculty will provide clinical services to patients and clinical supervision in the operating room during peri-operative care of patients.
As part of the Faculty, s/he will give formal teaching and carry out research in defined areas, as well as areas of professional interest and knowledge.
S/he will be involved in committee activities in areas of teaching, research, clinical or administration

Key responsibilities:

Clinical:
  • Develop and implement work plans for service growth in both quality and quantity in general surgery in the area of COLO-RECTAL SURGERY.
  • Attend and supervise house staff during outpatient clinics;
  • Participate in call duties, ward rounds and operating room;
  • Oversee attendance and supervision of house staff as per the clinical governance guidelines of the Department of Surgery;
  • Provide clinical leadership and supervision of junior staff.
Academic:
  • Teach, assess, and mentor medical school students, interns, and residents;
  • Develop and review syllabus for assigned teaching modules;
  • Clinical teaching of all staff cadres in applicable inpatient and outpatient services;
  • Provides leadership for assigned PGME program roles;
  • CME and CBL teachings and attendance;
  • Research involvement in areas of University priority and areas consistent with professional interest and knowledge;
  • Participation in DRTC, examination and other faculty or departmental meetings as may be determined.
Requirements:
  • Applicants must have a Masters of Medicine in Surgery and a fellowship in Colorectal Surgery, and be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners’ and Dentists’ board with board recognition in Surgery.
  • S/he should have teaching and research experience or activities to reflect a strong interest.
  • Applicants with expertise and experience in elective work for both benign/ oncological colorectal cases and emergency cases will be preferred.
  • S/he must have a minimum of two (2) years post fellowship in the subspecialty of colorectal surgery (for colorectal surgeon) and laparoscopic skills.
  • S/he should demonstrate a scholarly and reflective approach to clinical practice and the ability to engage in teaching and training others.
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 mail to hr.recruitment@aku.edu.
Applications by email are preferred.

For further details, please visit www.aku.edu.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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