Chief Executive Officer - JOOTRH

Kisumu County Public Service Board

Job Summary

The Kisumu County Public Service Board is pleased to invite applications from suitably qualified, motivated and pro-active individuals to fill the above position.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Executive level
  • Experience Length: 15 years

Job Description/Requirements



Terms of service:
Three (3) years' Contract

The job holder will report to the Chief Officer Health and Sanitation and will be responsible for providing leadership and management in the hospital.

Duties and Responsibilities
i.     Has overall responsibility for delivery of quality primary, secondary, and specialized healthcare. This includes ensuring clinical practices that guarantee high quality outcomes, providing supervision and advise on clinical activities including both outpatient and inpatient services, ward rounds and surgical interventions;
ii.     Promoting a culture of learning and keeping up-to-date on diagnostic and treatment practices;
iii.     Ensures and /or leads teams to conduct needs assessments and clinical studies and surveys as appropriate and with adherence to national and international ethics;
iv.    Develop and implement strategies to ensure that employees comply with Kenya Quality Model for Health guidelines and other international standards;
v.    Monitor service quality and investigate incidents and complaints in the hospital;
vi.    Chair the Hospital's Management Team (HMT)meetings;
vii.    Promote the use and internal consumption of data within the facility to inform decisions impacting patient care, financial management and critical outcomes.
viii.    Provide leadership in the development of the hospital's training school.
ix.    Serves as the prime cosignatory for all the hospital's Bank accounts or may designate a signatory when required.
x.     Represents and manages the relationship and communication between the hospital, sub-county, County, departmental and National health authorities with local and international donors.
xi.    Ensure that the reports tied to donor contracts and/or MO U are completed, timely and with a high level of detail and quality to ensure clarity, compliance, transparency and professionally presented.
xii.     Ensure compliance with the National Values and Principles of good governance as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;

Requirements for appointment
For appointment to this grade, a person should:

i.    Have a Bachelor's degree in Medicine (MB ChB, BDS, MD). or equivalent
ii.    Have a masters' degree in Medicine, Public Health (MPH), Health Services Planning and Management or MBA from a recognized institution.
iii.    Be licensed and certified by the Medical Practitioners and dentist Board
iv.    Have a minimum of 15 years' experience in health sector, five (5) of which should be at a senior management level in a referral Hospital.
v.    Have sufficient knowledge of clinical practices, procedures and standards.
vi.    Have excellent skills in the design and development of a hospital service delivery system, structures and procedures
vii.     Have ability to create partnerships that foster teamwork and networking both within the hospital, Government and across the health sector.
viii.     Satisfy the requirements of chapter 6 of the Constitution.

Salaries are as determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.

Details of the positions are available on the Kisumu County website:

The candidate should apply by downloading and filling application for employment form available on our website, fill and submit together with CERTIFIED copies of academic and professional Certificates to the undersigned on or before 1st February 2021 by 5.00 pm. Please indicate the vacancy reference number and the position applied for on the envelope.

Interested applicants are expected to get clearance from the following bodies:
•   Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
•   Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
•   Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
•   Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct);
•   Credit Reference Bureau (CRB); and
•   Commission of University Education (for clearance of foreign qualifications).

i.    Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
ii.    The. Kisumu County Public Service Board is an equal opportunity employer, the minority, marginalized groups and Persons with Disabilities who meet the minimum requirements are encouraged to apply.
iii.     The Board does not use agents nor charge any fee for interviews and processing of applications. Report any person asking for money in exchange of appointment letter to the nearest Police station for action.
iv.     Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Board Secretary
Kisumu County Public Service Board
P. Box 7792 — 40100

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