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  • KSh 209,694.00 - KSh 283,087.00 / Monthly
  • Posted 4 months ago
  • Apply Before: December 26, 2023
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1004219
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 8 Years +
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Director, University Health Services/Chief Medical Officer

Job Description:

Qualifications for Appointment:

Academic and Professional:

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)
  • Master of Business Administration or Master of Health Administration degree
  • Registered consultant with admission rights in the main Private hospital in Kenya
  • Registered with the Kenya Medical & Dentists Practitioners Board

Experience and Skills:

  • 12 years’ experience, including 3 years at the Deputy Director level in University Health Services

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical leadership for patient care and governance of the University Health Services department, offering technical, administrative, and operational support for health services and program implementation under the University Health Services Medical Scheme.
  • Oversee the current Health Information Management System.
  • Develop and manage quality and safety initiatives, including risk management, to improve the provision of health services.
  • Be accountable for overall care and clinical practice at University Health Services facilities.
  • Develop and implement new health programs and policies to enhance services.
  • Coordinate accreditation of all University health facilities, ensuring compliance with regulatory, legal, professional, and governmental policies, including insurance reimbursement requirements (NHIF).
  • Implement telemedicine and enhanced home care systems.
  • Develop and adopt cost-effective strategies for health service provision.
  • Advise management on appropriate infrastructure improvements.
  • Develop collaborations and linkages with other health institutions.
  • Oversee recruitment and retention of suitable health personnel.
  • Plan and monitor the health budget and other fiscal responsibilities.
  • Prepare management reports on critical/emerging issues, gaps, and potential problems for timely action.
  • Develop annual departmental procurement and work plans.
  • Oversee annual departmental Staff Performance Appraisal and Performance Contract (PC) management.
  • Oversee Quality Assurance (QMS, Other health protocol standards) to ensure the appropriateness and quality of medical care.
  • Ensure high-quality patient care at all times and maintain accurate records.
  • Provide advisory services to University management on health issues.
  • Network and build partnerships to collaborate with partners/colleagues.
  • Apply innovative approaches to promote good clinical practices for supporting healthcare delivery and sustainable program results.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Vice Chancellor from time to time.

Remuneration Package:

  • Basic Salary: Kshs 209,694-283,087
  • House Allowances: Kshs 73,715
  • All other allowances and benefits align with terms of service for the respective job grade or as determined by the Council.

Additional Notes:

  • Applicants should submit their application letters, certified copies of certificates, and curriculum vitae (CV) with details of qualifications, experience, and three (3) referees, along with their telephone and email contacts.
  • Applications and related documents should be addressed to the Chair of Council, University of Nairobi, P.O. Box 30197, 00100, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Applicants must specify their current designations, salaries, and benefits attached to those designations.
  • The application letter must have a subject indicating the title and reference code as stated in the job advertisement.
  • Shortlisted applicants must provide up-to-date and valid evidence of compliance with Chapter 6 of the constitution of Kenya, including clearance from relevant bodies such as the Kenya Revenue Authority, Higher Education Loans Board, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, Criminal Investigation Department, and Credit Reference Bureau.

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