Service Line Chief - Eye & ENT

Oct 11, 2019
Nov 09, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Service Line Chief, Eye & ENT

Entity Aga Khan University Hospital

Location Karachi, Pakistan


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 Hospital has been accredited by the prestigious Joint Commission International for achieving the highest international healthcare standards.

The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi is proud to have qualified and dedicated Team of Surgeons, Medical, Nursing and Allied professionals within the Service Line - Eye and ENT. Using state-of-the-art equipment helps to identify, diagnose and treat Eye and ENT related problems. The Section of Ophthalmology offers a variety of surgical treatment procedures like cataract surgery, corneal transplant surgery, glaucoma drainage surgery, mid face reconstruction and cosmetic surgery, squint surgery, retinal detachment surgery. Procedures like cochlear implants, reconstructive surgery post trauma or cancer head and neck surgery are unique to ENT. Based on these specialised procedures, patients are accommodated in the out-patient as well as the in-patient areas. The service line believes in innovation, exemplary care and access to services for all.

Aga Khan University Hospital invites applications for the position of Service Line Chief, Eye & ENT. Applications are invited only from potentially qualified internal candidates.


You will be accountable for an overall clinical leadership of the Service Line, which includes ensuring delivery of effective, efficient, timely, high quality services in line with accreditation and regulatory requirements, support in developing the strategic plans and implementing service line goals & plans to ensure that the goals and objectives are accomplished. You will provide leadership for the implementation of changes required to operate effectively in an agile environment and will be accountable for the delivery of quality of services.

As Service Line Chief, you will report directly to the CEO, AKUH. In addition you will report to the relevant Departmental Chair for academic and program related functions and as a member of the Faculty.

You will work in a complex environment of delivering services, research and teaching. Besides, you are expected to be aware of the responsibilities of working in the context of the governance policies of the Institution.


You should have:
  • MBBS / MD degree or equivalent with suitable post-graduate qualifications with extensive leadership, managerial and clinical experience in a teaching hospital
  • at least 5 to 7 years of experience as Clinician with demonstrated leadership success in a medical practice setting would be preferred
  • ability to identify and manage critical issues and priorities
  • strong analytical and critical reasoning skills
  • high level of managerial competency for establishing and applying robust performance management systems and accountability frameworks
  • excellent leadership and influencing skills and demonstrable professional credibility
  • strong commercial and business insight, understanding the impact of operational efficiencies on overall patient care and performance targets
  • evidence of setting ambitious attainable targets and of leading and implementing innovative solutions, and complex change and modernization programmes designed to improve quality and services within financial constraints
  • experience of working and contributing at a senior level with a proven track record of producing high quality results in the management and leadership of operations.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be submitted latest by October 27, 2019

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