Aga Khan Hospital A&E In Charge Job in Kisumu, Kenya 2019

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 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 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, Kapsabet, Migori, Bomet and Narok.

With the ongoing expansion we seek to recruit professionals for the following position:

A&E In Charge

Overall Responsibility: Reporting to the Nursing Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of quality care that promotes safety and well-being of all patients within the A&E unit.

He / she will plan, coordinate, manage and evaluate all patient care activities including quality, resources, regulatory compliance, staff development and finance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the unit team in formulation, implementation and evaluation of annual goals and objectives in accordance with departmental and Hospital strategic objectives.
  • Lead the team in development, implementation and review of policies, procedures, protocols, and care guidelines based on international standards.
  • Perform regular rounds within the unit to ensure smooth triage, observation, admission, transfer and referral of patients that enhances patient safety and quality patient care.
  • Participate in the Budget process and ensure efficient utilization of resources.
  • Ensure that all policies, procedures, equipment and supplies are in place.
  • Responsible for the recruitment, selection, orientation and on- going training of the unit staff.
  • Oversee continuous education of unit staff and identify staff training needs.
  • Participate in Quality and patient safety activities in the unit and hospital.


  • Bsc Nursing.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certificate.
  • At least five years working experience in nursing practice, with three years in Nursing Leadership role in Accident & Emergency and ambulatory set-up.
  • Valid Kenyan nursing practice licence.
  • Working knowledge of a Hospital Management Information System.
  • Excellent PR and Communication skills.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to email their applications with detailed curriculum vitae, names and contacts of three referees, current and expected salary to on or before 10th March, 2019.

Canvassing of any nature will lead to automatic disqualification.