Head of Nursing Services

Vihiga County Public Service Board

Job Summary

The County Government of Vihiga is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the above position within its staff establishment.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description


7. Head of Nursing Services -JOB GROUP ‘N’– (1 Post)

According to schemes of service (2014) – Senior assistant Director of Nursing Services

Duties and Responsibilities:
a. Ensure implementation of policies, standards and guidelines, and enforce ethics in provision of nursing services.
b. Carrying out comprehensive health needs assessment in areas of specialization and formulating interventions to formulate the same.
c. Monitoring and evaluating nursing health care services in the county.
d. Quantification and specification of procurement and procurement of non-pharmaceutical and small equipment.
e. Preparing strategic annual work plans from nurse services in the county.
f. Prepare monthly reports for decision making.
g. Monitors availability and utilization of essential nursing commodities and equipment if health care setting across the county.
h. Ensuring smooth running of immunization programme in the county.
i. Planning and budgeting on behalf of the division.

Minimum qualifications:
a. Must be in Job Group M and above
b. Must be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in nursing.
c. Must be registered with relevant regulatory bodies with active and valid practicing license.
d. Must have demonstrated leadership and good performance in the previous assignments
e. Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution

All applicants Must fulfill Chapter six of the constitution requirement
Salary Scale: The salary, allowances and other benefits attached to these positions will be as determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission and other recognized CBAs as applicable.
Terms of Service: All the above posts shall be on a three (3) year contract term renewable based on satisfactory performance.

“Vihiga County is an Equal opportunity employer”

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application with copies of their National Identity/passport, Academic & Professional certificates to the undersigned.
Key responsibilities and job specifications for the above positions are available on the official County websites

All application from interested and qualified candidates should be submitted on or before 26th day of October 2020

Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

P.O BOX 880-50300

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