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Vacancies at The Aga Khan Health Service. Tanzania

                                               
THE AGA KHAN HEALTH SERVICES

JOB OPPORTUNITIES
The Aga Khan Health Service. Tanzania (AKHST) an institution of The Aga Khan Development Network, is completing a major phase II expansion of the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam in 2018. This expansion aims at improving the Hospital’s quality of facilities and infrastructure to become an ultra modern 170-bed facility in order to increase its- capacity as a provider of high-quality medical care leading to tertiary care, referral and teaching hospital.

The Phase II development is focusing on expanding key clinical services including a comprehensive cardiology programme, oncology services, and neurosciences. as well as the expansion of orthopaedics and trauma, diagnostic imaging, critical care, and women and child health programmes.
The Hospital is ISO and JO Accredited (achieved a level of quality and patient service that is equal to the best hospitals in the world) -‘ and the teaching site for The Aga Khan University, which offers postgraduate medical education programs leading to Master’s of Medicine in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and Surgery. 

It is also an accredited internship site. As part of the integrated health systems approach. AKHST plans to establish 35 outreach health facilities that are located in Tanzania. Currently. 20 such clinics have been established across the country and linked the main hospital in Dar es Salaam.

We are seeking for enthusiastic and qualified experienced personnel for the following positions:

1. HARDWARE /NETWORK ASSISTANT -1 POSITION
Job Summary
The prime responsibility of the incumbent is to implement and support of Network Systems (WAN & LAN) at AKHST. System support and integration of the operating system. System level support and set-up of HMIS and other applications will also under their role with coordination of end-user computing support administrator. 

Key Responsibilities

• Network Administrative Functions.
• Network Management and Monitoring / LAN Administration.
• Installation and support of all Infrastructure servers under the guidance of Head of ICT
• Develop Back-up Policies and Procedures, Disaster Recovery Plans. Configure Backups on external devices
• Participate in the implementation of Campus Wide LAN and Cabling.
• System Monitoring to further tune the network or to resolve problems.
• WAN connectivity, Management and Set-up
• Ensure Infrastructure servers are available up and running within our service standards.
• Client Station Setups – Hardware Software Setup, testing and connectivity to other servers and to client stations.

Skills, Qualifications And Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or equivalent.
• Minimum of two years working experience in similar capacity and healthcare systems.
• Certificate in Networking from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.

2. ASSISTANT SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR -1 POSITION

Job Summary
Prime responsibility is to provide telephone and desk side support for Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es salaam employees/temps on networked PC, peripherals and telephony related issues, performing problem analysis and troubleshooting to resolve incidents.

Key Responsibilities

• Play a key role in maintaining, resolving and analyzing the help desk tickets and responsible for their lead time.
• Responsible for all aspects of systems administration including hardware, applications, and telecommunications.
• Managing HMIS security including roles, rights and credentials of applicants.
• Participating in service desk related projects ensuring compliance with IT best practice standards and methodologies, and production of high-quality documentation.
• Managing the ISO requirements for the department and recommend precautionary measures as per standard.
• Play a key role in monitoring the system performance, capacity planning and IT resource usage.
• Managing Data Backup on the external device on daily basis.
• Problem Diagnosis, Workarounds and Finding Solutions.
• Ensure operational servers are available up and running within our service standards.
• Installation and configuration of all software’s and deployment of hardware.


Skills, Qualifications And Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or equivalent.
• Minimum of two years working experience in similar capacity and healthcare systems.

3. MECHANICAL ENGINEER

• Must have good knowledge to undertake maintenance such as repair of screw chillers/AHU/FAHU/Split AC / FCU/ Chilled water flushing/ installation of dampers/Chilled water pumps/ filters/Laminar flow/dehumidifiers/ducting insulation works/ plumbing/drainage/boiler/fire protection systems/water filtration system/PTS/Medical gas system/Lift etc.
• Must have good knowledge in the HVAC/PLUMBING/ MECHANICAL – break down maintenance as well as preventive maintenance.
• Must have good knowledge of electrical systems.

Skills, Qualification and Experience

• Form IV and should be able to speak Kiswahili and English.
• Certificate course in the related field.
• Minimum 3 years as a mechanical maintenance engineer in a reputed organisation preferably a Hospital

4. HVAC TECHNICIAN

Key Responsibilities

• Must be able to do the maintenance/repair of Screw chillers/AHU/FAHU/Split AC / FCU/ Chilled water flushing/ installation of dampers/Chilled water pumps/filters/Laminar flow/dehumidifiers/ducting insulation works etc.
• Must have good knowledge in the HVAC – break down maintenance as well as preventive maintenance.
• Must have good knowledge of electrical systems
• Form IV and should be able to speak Kiswahili and English.

Skills, Qualification and Experience

F.T.C (Full Technician Certificate). 

Minimum Work experience
2 years as an HVAC Technician in a reputed Hotel / Hospital.

5. CONTROLS TECHNICIAN

Key Responsibilities

• Installing and maintenance of DDC (Direct Digital Control) controllers

• Low voltage wiring

• Troubleshooting, testing and commissioning BMS & HVAC systems and electronics

• DDC Ladder-Logic style programming

• Reading and understanding mechanical plans and wiring diagrams

• Coordinating work with other trades (ie: electricians, HVAC technicians, plumbers)

• Documenting work and procedures

• Properly addressing TCP/IP networks and RS-485 communications

• Analyzing and correcting communication issues

• Work according to project timelines and required processes

• Work on hospital and follow required safety measures

Skills, Qualification and Experience

• F.T.0 (Full Technician Certificate).

• Minimum 2 years as an HVAC Technician in a reputed Hotel / Hospital.

• Must have good knowledge of the BMS/HVAC Controls/Fire Alarm Controls/Pump Controls /Boiler Controls/ICT Controls/ Nurse Call Bell System Control/Medical Gas Control.
• Must have good knowledge of electrical systems.

6. TRADE HELPER

Key Responsibilities

• Must be able to do the Small maintenance repairs of MEP systems.
• Solve daily problems of MEP services in the hospital along with the plumbers and electricians.
• Must have good knowledge of electrical systems.


Skills, Qualifications and Experience

• Form IV and should be able to speak Kiswahili and English.
• F.T.0 (Full Technician Certificate).
• Minimum 2 years as a trade helper in a reputed Hotel / Hospital.


7. FITTER FABRICATOR

Key Responsibilities

• Must be able to do the maintenance/repair of mechanical/ electrical/utility systems
• Must have good knowledge of the MEP fabrication/welding works
• Must have good knowledge in types of welding.
• Heat-treat parts, using acetylene torches
• Install boilers, containers, and other structures/
• Lift or move materials and finished products, using large cranes
• Align and fit parts according to specifications, using jacks, turnbuckles, wedges, drift pins, pry bars, and hammers
• Hammer, chip, and grind workpieces in order to cut, bend and straighten metal
• Layout and examine metal stock or workpieces to be processed in order to ensure that specifications are met.
• Locate and mark workpiece bending and cutting lines, allowing for stock thickness, machine and welding shrinkage, and other component specifications
• Mark reference points onto floors or face blocks and transpose them to workpieces, using measuring devices, squares, chalk, and soapstone

Skills Qualifications and Experience

• Form IV and should be able to speak Kiswahili and English.
• F.T.0 (Full Technician Certificate).
• Minimum 2 years as a fitter cum fabricator in a reputed Hotel / Hospital.

8. NUCLEAR IMAGING TECHNOLOGIST

Key Responsibilities

• To justify and perform nuclear medicine examinations
• Perform clinical work using specialized imaging equipment and rotate through different areas in department (Radio Pharmacy, imaging and processing, record maintenance, stock, filming etc.)
• Ensure all equipment are clean and kept in good working order
• Diagnostic quality of images produced
• Undertake IV cannulation for patients requiring the injection of contrast media

Skills Qualifications and Experience

• Minimum qualifications for Bachelors Degree
• Must be registered in the Medical Radiology & Imaging Professionals Council
• At least 2 years experience in a reputable organization.
– ONLY QUALIFIED/SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED FOR INTERVIEWS-COMPLETE APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY TO:

THE AGA KHAN HEALTH SERVICES AT 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 THE APPLICATION PACKAGE IS END OF BUSINESS DAY ON 5th MARCH, 2018.
Source: Mwananchi 23 February, 2018

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