Hospital CEO Job in Kenya

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Hospital CEO Job in Kenya

Tharaka Nithi County Public Service Board (CPSB) is a body corporate established under Section 57 of the County Governments Act, 2012 pursuant to Article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010. Section 59 of the County Governments Act 2012 outlines the functions of the CPSB among them being “appoint persons to hold or act in offices of the county public service including in the Boards of cities and urban areas within the county and to confirm appointments”.

The Tharaka Nithi County Public Service Board wishes to advertise the following thirty-eight (38) positions externally on various terms of service.

Hospital CEO, Job Group “R” – One (1) Post


  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Be a holder of Degree in any of health professions Degree from a recognized institution;
  • Masters’ degree    in    any     field    preferably    in     health    system management or health related fields will be an added advantage;
  • Certificate of registration from the respective Regulatory Body
  • Valid Practicing license from the respective Regulatory Body
  • At least ten (10) years relevant work experience, five (5) of which must be at senior level of management;
  • Has demonstrated a high degree of Administrative capability, technical and professional
  • Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized institution

Duties and Responsibilities

The Overall duties will be:

  • To provide visionary leadership and direction to  the  organization and to  ensure  hospital  policies  and  mandates  are  implemented fully and effectively in line with the strategic plan;
  • To formulate strategies and operational plans, lead teams for high performance and innovation;
  • To ensure prudent  management  of  resources  for  the  achievement of the hospitals’ mandate and strategic objectives;
  • To ensure that the hospitals’ strategic plans are implemented efficiently, the performance contract objectives and targets are negotiated, achieved and reported in time and annual operational plan and budgets prepared and submitted in compliance with statutory requirements;
  • To oversee and direct the development and implementation of the hospital’s strategic initiative  and  capacity  building  in  line  with goals and aspirations of  Kenya’s  vision  2030  and  the  national health sector strategic plans;
  • To provide the needed transformational leadership of Chuka County Referral Hospital to meet citizens’ expectation in line with the new Constitution of Kenya;
  • To initiate, establish, strengthen and oversee inter institutional collaborations and strategic partnerships for realization of the hospitals mandate and strategic objectives;
  • To ensure the hospital staff remain motivated to discharge their responsibilities effectively and efficiently  and  in  compliance  with the Human Resource Management policies and practices;
  • To establish and sustain effective relationship with the Chuka County Referral Hospital Management Committee, the Government, parent Ministry, regulatory bodies, partners, collaborators, funding agencies, the media, other stakeholders, and staff in the interest of the hospital and its clientele;
  • To promote a culture of compliance with regulations, statutory requirements, good corporate governance principles and best practices in the hospital;
  • To perform any other responsibilities as determined and deemed necessary by the Chuka County Referral Hospital Management Committee in line with the hospital

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

How to Apply

Each application should be accompanied by some detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and transcripts, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials and other relevant supporting documents.

All applications should be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked on the top left side the position applied for so as to reach the undersigned on or before 31st March, 2023 by 5.00 pm.

 Applications should be addressed to:



P.O. BOX 10-60406 KATHWANA

 Tharaka Nithi County is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality within the organization. Applicants comprising persons with special needs are encouraged to apply.

Any form of canvassing will lead to disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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