Overview

Clinical Instructor (Department of Obs and Gynae)

Job Summary

The Instructor will undertake clinical functions under the supervision of the Department Chair or delegated individual within the department and outreach clinics. In this role, the Instructor admits, consults and undertakes diagnosis and treatment of patients admitted under University team.  He/she may prescribe or request certain tests or perform certain procedures without supervision at the discretion of admitting doctor

 

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 regular basis and initiate discussions with patient and care givers to enable better diagnostic and therapeutic medical care and services.
Educate patients on wellness, prevention and early detection, providing materials, resources and referrals to patients, family members/care givers.
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.
Take role of teaching and supervising residents, SHOs and other clinical staff.
Participate in the review and development of appropriate policies and procedures for patients’ health care to formulate best practice guidelines

 Requirements

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) or equivalent
Master of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Registration by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
Minimum Basic Life Support and preferably Advanced Life Support Obstetrics training
Demonstrates competency and dexterity with all equipment utilized in the hospital environment
Good communication skills
Demonstrates honesty, integrity, compassion and respect for diversity and applies ethical principles appropriately.

 

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About Aga Khan University Hospital

Aga Khan University Hospitals in Karachi, Pakistan and Nairobi, Kenya are private, not-for-profit institutions providing high quality health care. The Main Hospitals serve as the principal sites for clinical training for the University's Medical Colleges and Schools of Nursing and Midwifery in Pakistan and East Africa. Our Vision of Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi is to be the premier, tertiary, teaching and referral health care facility in sub-Saharan Africa. ​For over fifty years, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi (AKUH) has been taking care of families in East Africa. As a private, not-for-profit hospital, we strive to provide access to quality healthcare to all who need it. At AKUH, patients are our first priority. Our team of medical professionals, faculty and staff are here to provide you and your loved ones with the highest standards of healthcare. We are committed to working together to ensure that you and your family receive outstanding medical services, first-rate facilities and compassionate care. The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi has set the standard for comprehensive healthcare and modern medical education in East Africa. Our dedicated staff, advanced facilities and state-of-the-art technologies have earned the hospital great reputation as a leading medical institution and teaching hospital in the region, and beyond. Patients benefit from our unique team-based approach to car​e, which enables you to benefit from the diverse expertise of our entire team of medical professionals. As the teaching hospital for Aga Khan University’s Medical College and School of Nursing and Midwifery, we practice an evidence-based approach to medicine, driven by the cutting-edge research conducted by our experienced faculty members. Our approach to care is guided by our core principles of Quality, Access, Impact and Relevance.​