Consultant Paediatrician at Aga Khan Health Service 2021

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Dar Es Salaam
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  • Salary: $ 1200
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CONSULTANT PAEDIATRICIAN – (1 POSITION)

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POSITION SUMMARY

The consultant will be responsible for diagnosis and treatment of sick children as well as routine assessment of children to monitor their growth and development. He/she will be expected to manage a wide range of conditions, both acute and chronic from the neonatal period to adolescence. The consultant will report to the Head of Department of paediatrics.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES : Paramedic jobs in tanzania

  1. Conduct regular assessments of newborns and young children to check and record their health and normal physical development.
  2. Obtain detailed paediatric history and examine sick children to evaluate their condition
  3. Reach an informed diagnosis based on scientific knowledge and individual medical history.
  4. Prescribe medications and give detailed instructions for administration.
  5. Prescribe and interpret appropriate lab tests to gain more information for possible infections or abnormalities.
  6. Advise and recommend vaccines according to the governmental and international vaccination schedules.
  7. Examine and treat injuries and refer to physicians of other disciplines when necessary (e.g. surgeons, ophthalmologists, orthopaedics, dental etc.)
  8. Advise parents on children’s diet, exercise and disease preventive measures.
  9. Keep updated medical records of patients’ illnesses, surgeries or other medical episodes including allergies.
  10. Prepare government and organizational reports on birth, death and disease statistics or the medical status of children when required.
  11. Conduct research to increase knowledge and understanding of childhood illnesses in the local setting.
  12. Define, implement and monitor standards of performance and participate in quality improvement of paediatrics services
  13. Engage in teaching and supervision of junior colleagues including interns and residents as well as participate in continuing professional development of self and colleagues.
  14. Any other roles assigned by the supervisor or the institutional leadership

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: Consultant Paediatrician at Aga Khan Health Service 2021

  1. Master Degree in Pediatrics from a recognized university.
  2. Fellowship/Super Specialized training will be an added advantage.
  3. Must have Registration from Medical Council of Tanzania (MCT).
  4. Must have valid License to Practice from Medical Council of Tanzania (MCT).
  5. A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a reputable hospital.
  6. Experience in hospital quality program and clinical governance is desirable.
  7. Experience in clinical teaching and research is an added advantage

PLEASE NOTE: ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED FOR INTERVIEWS. PLEASE SEND YOUR APPLICATION, (COVER LETTER, CV AND ACADEMIC CERTIFICATES)

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 16TH SEPTEMBER, 2021