Aga Khan University Faculty Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Jobs in Kenya

Aga Khan University Faculty Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Jobs in Kenya


Introduction

  • Chartered in 1983, Aga Khan University (AKU, www.aku.edu) is a private, autonomous and self-governing international university, with 13 teaching sites in 6 countries over three continents. An integral part of the Aga Khan Development Network (www.akdn.org), AKU provides higher education in multiple health science and social science disciplines, carries out research pertinent primarily to low- and middle-income countries and operates 7 hospitals (soon 8) and over 325 outreach clinics, all at international standards.

  • It has almost 2,500 students and 14,000 staff. The University is both a model of academic excellence and an agent of social change. As a leading international institution dedicated to excellence and change, AKU operates on the core principles of quality, relevance, impact and access.

    Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Chair, Department of Surgery, the incumbent will develop a team that is highly skilled and competent in the delivery of quality neurosurgery services to patients and their families. S/he will develop and implement work plans for services and growth in both quality and quantity in areas of specialization through professional leadership as well as teach and carry out research in defined areas and in areas of professional interest and knowledge.

  • Implement and monitor the educational programme and ensure programme outcomes are attained

  • Participate in selection of residents, assist in their rotations and ensure formative assessments of the residents/interns are duly filled and timely feedback is provided

  • Facilitate residents’ educational development and assist in setting of examinations

  • Participate in scholarly activities including educational and clinical research

  • Promote and facilitate residents’ research, facilitate publication of their research work and supervise residents’ research as required

  • Liaise with internal and external agencies regarding resources needed for research

  • Generate audits from clinical practice to align with expected clinical outcomes

  • Provide pre-determined clinical service, both outpatient and inpatient, and attend to emergency cases as and when required

  • Establish clinical services aligned to areas of interest and specialization

  • Develop a clinical team which include residents/interns as members with assigned responsibilities

    Requirements

  • Applicants must have a completion certificate of specialty training in Plastic Surgery with a qualification of Masters of Medicine or FRCS or Equivalent specialty qualification.

  • Applicant should also have done subspecialty training/fellowship in Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgery.

  • S/he must have 5 years post specialty training experience in the field.

  • Teaching and research experience is desirable.

  • S/he be registered or eligible for registration with Kenya Medical Practitioners’ & Dentists Board as a specialist.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Aga Khan University Faculty Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Jobs in Kenya


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