Consultant Gastroenterologist – The Aga Khan Health Service,

By | April 26, 2019

The Aga Khan Health Service, Tanzania (AKHST) an institution of The Aga
Khan Development Network, is completing a major phase II expansion of
the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam in 2018. This expansion aims at
improving the Hospital’s quality of facilities and infrastructure to
become an ultramodern 170 bed facility in order to increase its capacity
as a provider of high-quality medical care leading to tertiary care,
referral and teaching hospital.
We are seeking for enthusiastic and qualified experienced personnel for
the following positions:
CONSULTANT GASTROENTEROLOGIST – (1 POSITION)
JOB SUMMARY
The consultant will provide clinical and academic leadership in internal
medicine and gastrointestinal unit through development and
implementation of an integrated clinical service and academic plan which
aligned with the vision of the institution to develop tertiary care.
He/she will set the vision and actionable plan for the expansion of
internal medicine and gastrointestinal services and comprehensive
delivery of training of residents and clinical care within the
department, participate in postgraduate medical education program,
improve quality of care through role modeling, support the
sustainability of the training programs and develop evidence-based
clinical care guidelines and culture of continuous quality improvement.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Perform comprehensive ERCP procedures
Preform interventional procedures including direst per-oral
cholangiospcopy, balloon sphincterotome, endoscopic , cyst gastrostomy
and cystoduodesnostomy, naso- biliary drain placement for extracorporeal
shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL), common bile duct, cystic duct and
intrahepatic duct stones, gall bladder stenting at ERCP, choledoschopy,
percutaneous endoscopy gastrostomy (PEG), pediatric Gl endoscopy
procedures and others.
Achieve case mix and volume targets for Gl sup-speciality.
Coordinate clinical and education program for the department and
develop a system to track and report learning metrics of individual
residents.
Train, mentor and supervise postgraduate students to be able to
independently manage internal medicine and gastrointestinal problems and
operations to the highest level of competency.
Support in co-mentorship with department faculty members to develop
clinical and teaching skills.
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Master’s Degree in Medicine/board certified or fellow of their
respective colleges in the field of surgery.
Super specialty training of fellowship will be an added advantage
MD/ MBBS ( Bachelor of Medicine and/or Bachelor of Surgery )
Certificate of Full Registration from Medical Council of Tanganyika
Valid Retention Certificate from Medical Council of Tanganyika
Demonstrated record of excellent clinical skills, a talent for
teaching and interest in medical education
Demonstrated record of high quality medical research and collaborative
research teams
Strategic and innovative thinking skills and the
ability to foster interdisciplinary collaboration » Strong interpersonal
skills, including the ability to communicate effectively and to work
flexibly with multiple reporting relationships.
5 years working experience in internal medicine and gastroenterologist
services.
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.
 

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