Saturday, 23 November 2013

Family Medicine Instructor Job at Aga Khan University

Job Title: Instructor, Family Medicine

Employer: Aga Khan University

Duty Station:  Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 06th December 2013

Based in Dar es Salaam, East Africa but working across East Africa, the Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, international, not-for-profit University.

Reports to the Chair, Family Medicine, or a person designated by him/her
The Instructor will undertake clinical, educational, and administrative and research functions under the supervision of the department or delegated individual within the department. In this role, the Instructor will fulfill following responsibilities:
  • Conduct clinics on the defined slots.
  • 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 an ongoing basis
  • 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,
  • Provide 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 discussions with relevant members of the clinical care team to enable better integration of patient care activities.
  • Work closely with other members of the clinical care team to reduce errors and waste, improve skillfulness and resource utilization
  • Teaching, assessment, and mentorship of medical school students, interns, and residents Participate in developing and reviewing the syllabus for assigned teaching modules Clinical teaching of all staff cadres working in outpatient services
  • CME and CASE Based Learning (CBL) teachings and attendance
  • Involved in research involvement - University priority and personal interest areas
  • Participating in Departmental Residency Training Committee (DRTC), examination and other faculty or departmental meetings as may be determined.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) or equivalent Master of Medicine in Family Medicine
  • Registration by the Medical Council for Tanganyika (MCT)
  • BLS and ACLS

How to Apply:
For Application and Submission Details please send your application, an updated CV and testimonials, including the names, postal and e-mail addresses, telephone/fax numbers of three professional references, addressed to the
Human Resources Office,
P.O. Box 125, Dar es Salaam;