Orthopedic Surgeon – Aga Khan Health Service

By | April 26, 2019

ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON – (1 POSITION) at Aga Khan Health Service, Tanzania
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:
ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON – (1 POSITION
JOB SUMMARY
The Orthopedic Surgeon will lead clinical and academic program in
orthopedic surgery and ensure delivery of quality services in an
efficient and effective manner. He/she will set the vison and actionable
plan for the expansion of Orthopedic Surgery and comprehensive delivery
of training of residents and clinical care within the department,
enhance the quality of the 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.
RESPONSIBILITIES
The responsibilities of the surgeon include professional, clinical,
organizational, administrative and educational matters relevant to the
sub-specialty services offered by the department. These include:
Establish a vision for the orthopedic and establish a strong joint
replacement services.
Establish joint replacement services (knee, hip and others).
Conduct arthroplasty services including total knee replacement.
Undertake provision of comprehensive trauma and elective services to hospital and other clinics.
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 orthopedic problems and operations to the highest level of competency.
Support in co-mentorship with department faculty members to develop clinical and teaching skills.
Assist in the development and further expansion of the trauma and
orthopedic services develop his/her subspecialty interests in
co-operation with the existing consultants so as to improve the range and quality of services provided.
Achieved case mix and volume targets for orthopedic and trauma
sub-specialty.
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Master’s Degree in Orthopedic and Trauma/ 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.
At least 3 years working experience.
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 5 MAY, 2019.

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