AgaKhan University

Coordinator, GI & Surgery Service Line


Job Description

Coordinator, GI & SurgeryService Line




Entity: AgaKhan University Hospital



Location: Karachi

Introduction to the Aga Khan University:

The Aga Khan University is a private,international university committed to international standards of excellence in teaching,research and service. Its teaching hospital, the Aga Khan University Hospitalhas been accredited by the prestigious Joint Commission International forachieving the highest international healthcare standards.



Job Role / Responsibilities:
You are required to:

  • act as a point ofcontact person for patients under the umbrella of GI & Surgery
  • coordinate with teammembers and healthcare professionals of other disciplines, for responding oncare needs of Gi & Surgerypatients
  • promote efficientdelivery of patient care throughout the healthcare system
  • actively participatesin quality improvement initiatives, utilizing information from relevant sources
  • apply principles ofteaching/learning to design, provide and evaluate education delivered topatient and families
  • exhibit skills foreffective communications and team building
  • facilitates Nursingto implements and evidence-based nursing interventions for common illnesses in GI& Surgery
  • ensure patientdischarge plan is initiated timely and patient is planned and executedefficiently
  • orients and educatespatients and their families by meeting them; explaining the role of the patientcare coordinator; initiating the care plan; providing educational informationin conjunction with direct care providers related to treatments, procedures,medications, and continuing care requirements
  • developsinterdisciplinary care plan and other case management tools by participating inmeetings; coordinating information and care requirements with other careproviders; resolving issues that could affect smooth care progression;fostering peer support; providing education to others regarding the casemanagement process
  • maintaining ongoingcommunication with utilization review staff regarding variances from the care planor transfer/discharge plan
  • complies withhospital and legal requirements by fostering nursing practices that adhere tothe hospital’s goals, and standards of care
  • respects patients byrecognizing their rights; maintaining confidentiality.maintains quality serviceby establishing and enforcing organization standards
  • facilitates in maintainingpatient care database by entering new information as it becomes available;verifying findings and reports; backing up data
  • reviewing & maintenanceof patient care areas

Eligibility Criteria / Requirements:

You should have:

  • Bachelors’s or Master’s degree preferably MBA
  • minimum of three to five years of experience in marketing preferably in health care environment
  • sound persuasive skills
  • willingness to travel
  • willing to work in shifts
  • good communication skills (written/verbal)
  • sound knowledge of computer software including data maintenance, data analysis.

The Aga KhanUniversity is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity forall employees and to providing employees with a work environment which is freefrom discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at AKU are basedon business needs, job requirements and individual’s qualifications andexperience, without regard to race, colour, caste or creed, national, social orethnic origin, gender (exceptwhere gender is a bona fide occupational qualification). AKU does not discriminate among the job candidates on account of anyof these characteristics.


Job Details

Job LocationPakistan
Company IndustryOther Business Support Services
Company TypeUnspecified
Employment TypeUnspecified
Monthly Salary RangeUnspecified
Number of VacanciesUnspecified

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