Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Aga Khan University Hospital,Senior House Officers Jobs in Tanzania



The doctors will review patients and monitor patients’ progress on a regular basis. They will be expected to work with a team of staff to ensure optimal delivery of quality patient care.
Key Responsibilities
• Review and examine patients consistently by performing such duties as taking case histories, conducting physical examinations, and ordering diagnostic laboratory and radiology studies.
• Monitor patients’ progress on a re

gular basis.
• Participate in clinics on a regular basis.
• Initiate discussions with patient and care givers to enable better diagnostic and therapeutic medical care and services.
• Assist in the examination and observation of emergency cases by performing such duties as taking case histories, conducting physical examinations, and ordering diagnostic laboratory and radiology studies.
• Attend to critical patients in a timely manner.
• When necessary, carry out privileged and potentially life-saving emergency surgical and medical procedures
• Educate patients on wellness, prevention and early detection.
• Inform patients, family members/care givers on where to find materials and resources to use/reference in aid of recovery.
• Educate patients on informed consent, choice of attending physician and right to seek second opinion.
• Initiate timely discussions with relevant consultants/departments to arrive at the best treatment plan for specialized cases.
• Participate in establishing various planning parameters for addressing referral cases received at AKUH.
• Engage nurses/ward staff in ensuring that all equipment is functional and available for patient care/treatment
• Participate in discussions with relevant members of the clinical care team to enable better integration of patient care activities.
• Work closely with members of the clinical care team to reduce errors and waste, improve skillfulness and resource utilization.
• Initiate discussions with consultants and colleagues to enable integration of clinical research activities, shared knowledge, institutional quality improvement and patient wellness activities.
• Participate in all team efforts as departmental needs arise.
Skills, Qualifications and Experience
• Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB.Ch.B)
• Registered by the Tanzania Medical Practitioners Board/ MCT
• Certificate in Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
• 1 – 2 years post internship and working experience

How to Apply
Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be send to, the Manager, Human Resources, Arusha Clinic, P.O.Box 125 Dar es Salaam. or by email to: hr.tihe@aku.edu so as to reach not later than 6th February 2016.

Applications by email are preferred.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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