Friday, February 14, 2020

15 New Jobs Vacancies at Aga Khan Health Service Tanzania (AKHST)

  Nophsky       Friday, February 14, 2020
 
Overview:
The Aga Khan Health Service, Tanzania (AKHST) an institution of The Aga Khan Development Network, has completed a major expansion of the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam. This expansion aims at enhancing the Hospital’s facilities, technology and capacity which will allow it to become the leading provider of high-quality medical care focusing on tertiary medicine, reversing the flow of medical tourism and enhancing its capacity to deliver high quality health sciences education.
The Hospital’s recent expansion focused on expanding key clinical services including the development of comprehensive cardiology, oncology and neurosciences programmes as well as the expansion of orthopedics and trauma, diagnostic imaging, pathology, critical care, and women and child health.

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The Hospital is ISO 9001 certified and Joint Commission International Accredited which is a testimony to the provision of the highest level of quality and patient safety that compares with the best hospitals in the world. The Hospital is also a teaching site for The Aga Khan University, which offers postgraduate medical education programs leading to Master’s of Medicine in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and Surgery. The Aga Khan Hospital is also an accredited internship site and accepts 60 interns annually.
As part of its integrated health systems approach, the Hospital has also established 23 outreach health facilities that are located across 11 regions of Tanzania strengthening the continuum of care from primary to tertiary medicine. As part of this approach, in the first phase, a 22 bed Hospital is being established in Mwanza which along with 4 outreach health facilities will form the Aga Khan Health Services Mwanza cluster.
CHECK NAFASI ZILIZOPO HAPA CHINI: We are therefore seeking enthusiastic and qualified experienced personnel for the following positions for The Aga Khan Hospital Mwanza:
SECURITY & SUPPORT SERVICE SUPERVISOR – (1 POSITION)
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Organize office logistics to ensure smooth run of office errands.
  • Ensures all accidents are reported to the Traffic police and Insurance Agents and follow-up Inspection reports and Insurance Claims.
  • Oversea sees the recruitment of key staff (Drivers and Mechanics) and ensures appropriate disciplinary action is taken on staff involved in misconduct.
  • Ensure entire hospital cleanliness in general and up most smartness of Housekeeping recruits
  • Ensure monthly Housekeeping meetings take place accordingly so as to up-date our vision.
  • Ensure all meetings convener/chairperson expecting to have meetings communicates their requirements with instruments expected to be used (eg. if any of these equipment needed).
  • Organize and oversee all hospital workshops involving invitee’s outer participants.
  • Organize departmental wise staff uniform.
  • Ensure proper catering services provided; as per menu and on time to all departmental meetings if any booking.
  • Any other tasks assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
  • Minimum Diploma in Business Administration or related field.
  • Knowledge in Administration role (Supervision, Coordinating and managing)
  • At least two years experience in organizing and coordinating activities in a reputable organization.
  • Excellent people management, interpersonal, leadership and delegation skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent project management, presentation and organizational skills.

MARKETING OFFICER – (1 POSITION)
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To assist in developing marketing plan and strategies to meet organizational objectives.
  • To develop customer research, healthcare market analysis and implements marketing plan changes as needed.
  • Contribute in implementing blends of marketing communications tools to achieve dedicated activities.
  • Create key component for annual marketing plan with details activities to incorporated in the fiscal year which will focus on meeting organizational objectives.
  • To assists in brand management for all aspects of print, electronic, digital and distribution.]ldentifying market opportunities for current and future services development through detailed marketing research supported by consistency existing and potential clients visits.
  • Identifying and negotiate with reliable and affordable suppliers for various outsourced related marketing needs.
  • Develop new panel clients on monthly provided targets for mainstream channels such as cash, HMOs and Corporates engagement. Plans for physician’s workshops, seminars and CMEs on Monthly and Quarterly basis.
  • Strengthen AKHSJ partnership with other providers and manage media relations.
  • Any other tasks assigned by the supervisor.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor Degree in Marketing or related.
  • At least 3 years of working experience.
  • Excellent people management, interpersonal, leadership and delegation skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent project management, Graphic Design, presentation and organizational skills.

MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise maintenance workers, work levels and review work performance assessment and other human resource issues, coordinate work assignments and workflow within the department.
  • Maintain attendance register of maintenance workers, allocate day to day work to technicians and arrange work shifts for maintenance technicians
  • Plans, schedules, supervise, and inspect the work of subordinate staff engaged in the maintenance, repair, etc.
  • Patrol and monitor work areas and examine tools and equipment in order to detect unsafe conditions or violations of procedures or safety rules.
  • Prepare and order equipment and suppliers (goods/spares required for each Job) to support facilities maintenance activities and supervise the execution of each job.
  • Conduct periodic inspections of each facility to determine overall condition and needed repairs, quantity of equipment and skill of personnel.
  • Ensures daily readings and Log Keeping of all mechanical/electrical equipment e.g. chillers, generators, boilers, pumps: this is used for analyzing the efficiency of running the equipment.
  • Any other roles assigned by the Supervisor.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Diploma in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering recognized University/ College.
  • A minimum of four (4) years of facilities maintenance experience including at least two years of supervisory experience.
  • Ability to work with diverse groups and commitment to advancing workplace diversity.
  • Collaborative partner who values teamwork and integration.
  • Excellent communication, listening, and negotiation skills, inclusive of other’s views.

REGISTERED NURSE (URGENT CARE) – (1 POSITION)
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Measures adult and pediatric patient’s vital signs, such as blood pressure, breathing and heart rate, and initiates corrective action whenever the patient displays adverse symptomatology.
  • Conducts thorough head to toe assessment and reassessment of each assigned Pediatric and Adult patients at the time of admission, at shift change, after critical procedure/ surgery and upon change in critical condition as per timelines defined in the policy.
  • Perform nesuscitative skills in specific assigned roles in management of the patients with various medical and surgical emergencies in both adult and paediatric patients.
  • Identify and manage patients with arrhythmias.
  • Provides education, information and support to the patients and patient’s family.
  • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms. Any other roles assigned by the Supervisor.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum Diploma in Nursing from recognized Collage or School of Nursing
  • Maintains a Valid Nursing Licensure from Tanzania Nurses and Midwives Council (TNMC)
  • Certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Safe Medication Administration, Infection control module, Basic Life Support (BLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in nursing practice in Emergency Department.
  • Work efficiently under pressure, have technical proficiency, be able to work well with a team or take charge if required
  • Be familiar and experienced with JCIA and ISO in terms of application and utilization
PHARMACIST – (1 POSITION)
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Verify billing, filling and dispensing of drugs to in and out patients are done in the right, orderly and timely manner.
  • Answer drug information queries from doctors, junior staffs and patients.
  • Identify, intervene and correct medication errors.
  • Train and educate juniors on current good pharmacy practices and hospital policies
  • Takes inventory of prescription and over-the-counter medications and other pharmaceutical products and records results and check of expiry dates on medicines.
  • Responds to patients’ questions about medications as well as communicating with prescribers about patients and medications
  • Independently profile and process Oncology CPOE
  • Admixture sterile products under aseptic techniques
  • Prepare store indents and to ensure drugs availability & storage in the pharmacy
  • Any other roles assigned by the Supervisor.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy from recognized University
  • Training on Sterile & Chemotherapy admixture will be an added advantage
  • Maintain licensure in good standing as a Registered Pharmacist in the United Republic of Tanzania
  • Certificate of Full Registration with the Pharmacy Council of Tanzania.
  • Minimum 1 year of relevant experience working in hospital setting
  • Knowledge and Understanding of drugs regulation
  • Experience in preparation of medications for administration to patients: analyzing drug therapies regarding patient condition, disease state and concomitant therapies and making appropriate drug related recommendations to medical, nursing and other staff members.
  • Be familiar and experienced with JCIA and ISO in terms of application and utilization.

RADIOGRAPHER – (1 POSITION)
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare exam room and equipment to conduct Ultrasound or Mammographic examinations in accordance with infections disease, sterilization, and patient safety protocols, policies, and procedures
  • Perform a variety of complex specialized tasks utilizing ultrasonic high frequency sound waves to detect abnormalities including masses, abscesses, and stones. Assist physicians with biopsy procedures, guiding biopsy instrument using Sonographic techniques.
  • Perform ultrasound procedures, color doppler vascular examinations, abdominal studies and color-flow ultrasound, Ob-Gyn procedures as required.
  • Prepare exam room and equipment to conduct X-ray examinations in accordance with infections disease, sterilization, and patient safety protocols, policies, and procedures.
  • Reviewing imaging request; checking for special instructions and confirming anticipated service with patients before examination.
  • Monitors the patient’s physical condition and ensure their comfort during the procedure; report patient change of status or emergency situations to clinical staff, supervisor and/or Radiologist
  • Any other tasks assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Diploma in Radiography from a recognized University /Collage.
  • Must be registered with the Medical Radiology & Imaging Professionals Council.
  • At least one year of working experience.
  • Be familiar and experienced in JCIA and ISO in terms of application and utilization.

MEDICAL RECORDS SUPERVISOR – (1 POSITION)
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To ensure prompt delivery of files by monitoring and processing of walk- in request of medical record files from patient care areas through the system
  • Monitor mounting/Dropping of loose sheets in respective medical record files as per department’s procedure.
  • Monitoring daily shelving of medical records to ensure easy retrieval for patient care
  • Monitoring affixing of barcode stickers on all files sent to patient care areas to reduce/eliminate patient identification errors.
  • Measure quality against the specific quality indicator, to assess / monitor compliance with the same.
  • Any other roles as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • A minimum of a Diploma in Health Records Management/ Records Management from recognized College.
  • Minimum 3 years of working experience and 1 of which should be in Supervisory roles
  • Proficient at use of computer programs / software.
  • Thorough knowledge of storage, transportation and maintenance of medical record files.
  • Knowledge of the principles of medical records science.
  • Be familiar and experienced with JCIA and ISO in terms of application and utilization.

MEDICAL OFFICER (INPATIENT) – 1 POSITION
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for assessing and documenting initial history and physical examination, analyse clinical information to enlist provisional diagnosis and discuss with primary consultant to carry out management plan.
  • Plan for admission, transfer, discharge and transfer of patients.
  • Participate in daily ward round
  • Liaise with nursing staff regularly to check on patient progress
  • Management of patient, adverse events or complications
  • Perform diagnostic procedures such as lumbar puncture, blood cultures etc.
  • Assist in performing therapeutically intervention such as urinary cauterization, placement of central lines etc.
  • Any other roles assigned by the Supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor Degree in Medicine or related from a recognized institution.
  • Full Registration from Medical Council of Tanzania.
  • Valid Retention Certificate from Medical Council of Tanzania.
  • Must have completed 1 year of internship.
  • Minimum of (1) one year working experience post internship.
  • Certification Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Basic Life Support (BLS), Primary Trauma Care (PTC) will be an added advantage.
  • Experience with JCIA and ISO in terms of application and utilization will be an added advantage.
MEDICAL OFFICER (URGENT CARE) – (1 POSITION)
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide medical cover, routine and emergency during hours of duty and to act, as may be reasonably required, on instructions given by the consultants and specialists regarding patients’ management in the Accident and Emergency Unit.
  • The RMO will perform the initial assessment, take history, perform physical examination, come up with a differential and initiate management of patients coming to A&E in consultation with A&E Consultant on duty.
  • The RMO will take care of patients during resuscitation and ongoing management of critically ill patients with life-threatening single and multiple organ system failure
  • Liaise with nursing staff regularly to check on patient progress, or more frequently if their condition necessitates
  • Take part in ward audits and research to continuous improve and strive for excellence, for staff and patients
  • Any other roles assigned by the Supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor Degree in Medicine or related from a recognized institution.
  • Full Registration from Medical Council of Tanzania.
  • Valid Retention Certificate from Medical Council of Tanzania.
  • Must have completed 1 year of internship.
  • Minimum of (1) one year working experience post internship.
  • Certification Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Basic Life Support (BLS), Primary Trauma Care (PTC) will be an added advantage.
  • Experience with JCIA and ISO in terms of application and utilization will be an added advantage.

ANAESTHETIC TECHNICIAN – 1 POSITION
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Providing operative anesthesia with pre and post-operative care
  • Managing critical care and resuscitation services.
  • Managing disaster (Multiple causality) situations.
  • Organizing and managing an anesthetic department in the hospital
  • Checking & setting up the anesthetic machine
  • Preparing intravenous drugs and therapy administration equipment
  • Preparing a range of devices to maintain the patient’s airway (e.g. laryngeal masks, endotracheal tube)
  • Communicating with the patient when they arrive into the operating theatre, verifying the pre-operative checklist for allergies, informed consent and past medical history.
  • Applying anesthetic monitoring to help assess the patients’ condition whilst under anesthesia including electrocardiography (ECG), blood pressure and oxygen saturation devices.
  • Any other roles assigned by the Supervisor.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Diploma in Anesthesia Course from recognized institution
  • Diploma in Nursing from recognized institution
  • Minimal 2 years experience in a recognized institution.
  • Has good theoretical knowledge related to clinical ailments and related nursing care
  • Valid License with Tanzania Nurses and Midwives Nursing Council (TNMC)
  • Certification in ACLS (Advance Cardiac Life Support) will be an added advantage.

LABORATORY TECHNICIAN
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performing daily bench activities such as temperature charting, benching decontamination, sample archiving, documents archiving, and maintenance of waste disposal in the respective area.
  • Appropriate review of patient results prior to their Authentication.
  • Recording and reporting all critical results to the concerned clinician or Nurse in-charge following procedures for Reporting Critical Values and documentation.
  • Communicate all Quality matters to the Section Head and QAO and Safety matters to the Safety Officer.
  • Monitor all urgent and critical tests requests Turn Around Time e.g. ICU, HDU and A&E.
  • Supervision of Lab Assistants during their shift making sure to fill in gaps if workload increases in other sections – demonstrate team player role.
  • Monitor stock levels within their areas of operation and alert the Section Head or Lab Manager in case of anticipated stock out of reagents.
  • Performing periodic External Quality Assurance Testing and participate in review of their results.
  • Any other roles assigned by the Supervisor.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Minimum Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences from Recognized University.
  • Must be registered with the Laboratory Board
  • Minimum 1 years of relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of JCIA and ISO 15189 Quality Standard.
  • Be familiar and experienced with the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), in terms of application and utilization.

CSSD TECHNICIAN
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Responsible for control of all parts of the sterilization process including decontamination, prep, pack, sterilize.
  • Documentation of sterilization: and
  • Sterile storage including remediation of equipment failures and hazards.
  • Monitor biological and chemical wash solution to ensure quality and consistency for decontamination of instruments and medical equipment.
  • Sort mismatched sets of instruments, trays, and medical equipment and makes them available to sterile processing customers in a timely manner.
  • Restock, labels, and maintains inventory, submits requisitions, collects and distributes instruments, trays, and facility medical equipment.
  • Performs environmental maintenance duties and assists in maintaining inventory levels in sterile processing, the operating room and in equipment storage areas.
  • Verifies that equipment functions properly, requisitions for equipment maintenance, repair or replacement, and removes defective equipment. Any other roles assigned by the Supervisor.
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Minimum Certificate in Nursing Assistant from recognized institution.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in nursing practice, 1 of which should be in the Operating Theatre or CSSD.
  • Be familiar with Infection control module
  • Be familiar and experienced with JCIA and ISO in terms of application and utilization.

BIOMEDICAL TECHNICIAN – (1 POSITION)
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Installs new biomedical equipment by establishing, adjusting, calibrating, and testing performance.
  • Maintains biomedical equipment by completing preventive maintenance schedules: conducting tests: following manufacturer’s instructions: troubleshooting and repairing malfunctions: calling for special service; evaluating service contracts: maintaining equipment inventories.
  • Evaluates proposed biomedical equipment by conducting tests and evaluations.
  • Maintains biomedical equipment supplies inventory by checking stock; anticipating needs: placing and expediting orders: verifying receipt.
  • Prepares biomedical reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends.
  • Maintains patient confidence by keeping information confidential.
  • Any other roles assigned by the Supervisor.
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • A minimum of a Diploma in Biomedical from recognized University / College
  • Minimum 1 year of working experience in maintenance of Biomedical Equipment
  • Having good knowledge on Human Anatomy, Physiology, Biophysics, Electronics, electrical, mechanical and IT.
  • Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Writing – Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience Complex Problem Solving – Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Be familiar and experienced with JCIA and ISO in terms of application and utilization
How to Apply
PLEASE NOTE: ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED FOR INTERVIEWS.
APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY TO: hr@akhst.org
WITH THE SUBJECT LINE OF THE POSITION OR HAND DELIVERED TO: HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT, P. O. BOX 2289, OCEAN ROAD, DAR ES SALAAM.
CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS IS END OF BUSINESS DAY ON 24TH FEBRUARY, 2020
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