Service Line Chief - Clinical Laboratories

Oct 11, 2019
Oct 27, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Service Line Chief, Clinical Laboratories

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 Clinical Laboratories are first and only in Pakistan to be accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), which is considered as a gold standard in laboratory testing. With the largest team of highly qualified faculty, phlebotomists and technologists, we ensure to deliver fast and accurate results, routine and specialized testing, that are accepted by the doctors nationwide. The laboratory network is present in more than 250 locations, some of the cities include Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Multan, Faisalabad etc.

With the largest team of highly qualified faculty, phlebotomists and technologists, we deliver fast and accurate results for routine and specialized testing, that are accepted by doctors nationwide and globally.

Aga Khan University Hospital invites applications for the position of Service Line Chief, Clinical Laboratories. 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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