Manager – Accident & Emergency Services




about 2 months ago02/28/202403/29/2024

- Accepting Applications

The position

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an institution of the Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya, which is an Agency of the Aga Khan Development Network. The Hospital is part of a network of health facilities, which includes Hospitals and Outreach Health Facilities across East Africa. The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is in an exciting growth phase and has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2015 certification, ISO 15189:2012 accreditation for laboratory services, Safe Care level 5 accreditation and is at advanced stage of attaining Joint Commission International Accreditation. The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has Outreach Health Services at Kisii, Kakamega, Kitale, Bungoma, Kericho, Kibuye-Kisumu, West End- Kisumu, Busia, Homa - Bay, Migori, Bomet, Eldoret and Kimilili. The Hospital is seeking to attract interested and qualified candidate to fill the following position within the Nursing Department:

Manager – Accident & Emergency Services / Kisumu

Reporting to the Director Quality Services Kenya & Head of Nursing Practice, Kisumu, the Manager – Accident & Emergency Services will support the A & E department activities in the Hospital through systematic analysis of health data, develop standard guidelines in the Hospital.

Key Responsibilities

  • Formulate programme goals and objectives in collaboration with Program Chairs and Clinical leads drawing from the overall institutional strategy.
  • Prepare annual operational, capital and staff budgets.
  • Leads the team in quality improvement initiatives to ensure delivery of safe and quality care.
  • Maintains a database of the key performance indicators and communicates variances in a timely manner.
  • Develops and reviews departmental policies.
  • Monitor quality of patient care through defined clinical and service indicators
  • Facilitates and attends relevant Mortality and Morbidity meetings and ensures that active follow-up is done with the recommendations and conclusions.
  • Support departments in identification of Continuous Quality Improvement projects (CQI)
  • Takes lead in implementation of evidence-based interventions through clinical pathways and protocols.
  • Leads in enhancing revenue generation through development of new services and expansion of existing ones with cost containment initiatives.
  • Oversees delivery of customer service excellence by monitoring customer satisfaction.

The requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
  • Higher Diploma in Trauma and Emergency Nursing will be an added advantage or five (5) years of experience as a Manager in the Accident & Emergency Unit.
  • BLS / ACLS certificate and other unit specific certification requirements.
  • At least seven (7) years of experience in an acute care setting.
  • Valid practicing license with the Nursing Council of Kenya.
  • Working knowledge of a Hospital Management Information System.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, administrative & customer care skills.

Interested and qualified? Go to Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya (AKESK) on to apply

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Aga Khan Development Network - AKDN

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