Assistant Manager, Bed Management Office – Aga Khan University Hospital

Job Description
Aga Khan University (AKU) was chartered in 1983 as Pakistan’s first private international university. Its Faculty of Health Sciences was planned with the support of Harvard University, McGill University and McMaster University, and presently includes a Medical College and a School of Nursing, which are located together with their principal teaching site, the Aga Khan University Hospital, on an 84-acre campus in Karachi, Pakistan.
Aga Khan University Hospital invites applications for the position of Assistant Manager, Bed Management Office.

Responsibilities:
You will be responsible to do strategic bed management activities for patient placement to in-patient beds by utilizing effective communication and swift decision making based on patients health conditions, in consultation with the respective Service Lines. Core responsibilities will be as follows:
make effective management decisions for timely bed allocation in collaboration with other service lines
effective communication and constant coordination with the management for real time intervention
plan to ensure timely accommodation of all elective and ED patients to reduce wait times and avoid unnecessary movement of patients
manage accommodation/loaning of beds according to set guidelines of the Institution
respond appropriately in conflict or crisis situation
document and report timely hospital activities according to scope of responsibilities
participate in quality and patient safety activities adherent to JCIA standards compliance.

Requirements:
You should have:
a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing (BScN) from an accredited school, MScN or equivalent degree would be preferred
valid registration from Pakistan Nursing Council
5-7 years of clinical and administrative experience
strong clinical understanding of patient diagnoses and related care needs
ability to communicate effectively with patients, family member and interdisciplinary healthcare team.
strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
willingness to work on weekends, public holidays and shift duties.

Apply
You should send your detailed CV by email to human.resourcse@aku.edu and mention the position applied for in the subject line.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Applications should be submitted latest by January 14, 2021

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