Chief Medical Director at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below of the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital Kano, the post is due to become vacant in July 2011.


Position:     Chief Medical Director


Brief on the Hospital

Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital is a 500-bed hospital, located along Zaria Road Kano. Belonging to the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and run under the supervision of the Federal Ministry of Health. It is a centre of excellence in nephrology, endoscopic surgery and Radiodiagnosis. A strong Institute of Infectious Diseases and Immunology is in the pipeline that will serve the North Western and some North Central states.



To provide a fully functional 500 bed Teaching Hospital equipped with state of the art facilities and highly qualified and specialized staff, for rendering services, research and training to cater for the needs of the community”.



To provide excellent service using professional knowledge and appropriate technology through, a dedicated and team-oriented workforce that is fully committed to utilizing the available resources judiciously, effectively and efficiently in an environment that treats patients with utmost respect and competent professional care. Whilst encouraging community participation and contribution to is development.


The Chief Medical Director is the Chief Executive officer of the hospital, and candidates aspiring for the post shall be medical practitioner of not less than 15 years cognate experience in clinical practice, as provided in CAP 463, under which statutes the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital was established. Considerable experience in the management and administration of a tertiary health institution will be of tremendous advantage, as would service in a university setting. He /she must have a postgraduate specialist qualification duly registered with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, which must not be less than five years as at the date of applying for appointment as Chief Medical Director.


Method of Application

Each candidate should submit his/her hand written application along with Two (2) copies of detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV/Resume) duly signed and dated, providing information as stated hereunder:


i.            Full name
ii.            Place and date of birth
iii.            Gender
iv.            Local Government of Origin
v.            State of Origin
vi.            Marital Status
Number and age of Children.
Schools attended with Academic/Professional Qualification obtained with dates.
ix.            Previous Employment indicating post dates, and nature of duties,
x.            Present Employment and post with dates
xi.            Administrative and Managerial positions held with dates.
Research and Publications with dates.
Names and Addresses of Three (3) referees, one of whom should be the Chief Executive of present or last place of work, and who should be in a position to attest to the candidate’s academic, professional and managerial abilities as well as moral character and uprightness.
Current contact Address (P. M. B and email) and mobile telephone numbers


Terms and Conditions of Service Applicable to the Post:

The remuneration and other conditions of service are as applicable to the post of Chief Medical Director in Nigerian Tertiary Health Institutions and as may from time to time be determined by the Federal Government of Nigeria.


Method of Application:

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications by Registered Courier to the:


Director of Administration and Secretary to the Board,

Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital,

No. 2 Hospital Road,

P. M. B 3452,

Gyadi Gyadi,


To reach him on or before 3rd May 2011. The envelope should be boldly marked on the left hand side as “Application for the post of CMD”.


Only short-listed candidates shall be invited for interview and the Board will not enter into any correspondences with non shortlisted candidates.


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