Full Time Faculty (Neurology) Jobs in Kenya – The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi 2013

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

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

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

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Chair of Medicine, the Full Time Faculty, Neurologist will be involved in development of a highly skilled and competent neurology team, in the delivery of quality services to patient with neurologic diseases and their families.
Through professional leadership, he/she will ensure quality in all aspects of care and services, and the efficient cost effective utilization of resource.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to staff and act as an exemplary role model through leading by example.
  • Treat patients in the Neurology Clinic, conduct ward rounds, and participate in internal medicine and neuro-sciences call rotas.
  • Participate in resident’s modular learning as an educator, in department teaching, research activities and administrative duties as assigned by the Chair
  • Take a lead in the development and implementation of clinical pathways, protocols and policies and guide in the management of neurology services.
  • Ensure quality indicators are in place to measure efficiency and effectiveness of care delivery and outcomes.
  • Through professional leadership, develop and promote the most clinically effective practices employing effective change management strategies to enhance quality of patient care.  Participate in establishing standard of care with unit staff and in monitoring delivery of care according to standards.
  • Communicate effectively with all members of the multi-disciplinary team and members of the public, providing relevant clinical information.
  • Develop and maintain evidence based standards of neurology practice.
  • Promote clinical research within the Neurology Department.
Applicants must have a recognized a Master of Medicine or equivalent with recognition as an internist.
S/he should have an internationally recognized in neurology with eligibility for license to practice in Kenya.
S/he should have a minimum of 5 years clinical experience at a reputable institution with demonstrated interest in academics and research activities.
Publications in peer review journals and previous university appointments will be an advantage.
The ideal 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, 
or by email to hr.recruitment@aku.edu.
Applications by email are preferred.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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