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 (AKH-Dar). 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 is ISO 9001certified and Joint Commission International Accredited which is a testimony to the provision of the highest level of quality and patient service 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 5 outreach health facilities will form the Aga Khan Health Services Mwanza cluster.
We are therefore seeking enthusiastic and qualified experienced personnel for the following positions for The Aga Khan Medical Center Mwanza:
GENERAL SURGEON – (1 POSITION)
Reporting to the Manager, Mwanza Medical Center and clinically accountable to the Head of Surgery Department AKH Dar, the Surgeon will lead clinical program development in surgery and ensure the delivery of surgery services in an effect and effective, manner. He will set the vision and actionable plan for the expansion of surgery and comprehensive delivery of clinical care, improve the quality of patient care, support the sustainability of the rotating surgeon programs, and develop evidence-based clinical care guidelines and a culture of continuous quality improvement. He will ensure the departmental quality plan and targets are achieved.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum Master Degree in Surgery from the recognized University.
Must have Full Registration from Medical Council of Tanzania (MCT)
Must have valid Retention Certificate from Medical Council of Tanzania (MCT)
A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a Hospital level after certification.
PLEASE NOTE: ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED FOR INTERVIEWS.
APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY TO: [email protected] 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 15th OCTOBER, 2019