Chief Executive Officer for Chuka Level 5 Hospital Job in Kenya

Chief Executive Officer for Chuka Level 5 Hospital

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 mandate.

Requirements for Appointment

Be a Kenyan Citizen;

Be a holder of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

Degree from a University recognized in Kenya;

Be a holder of Masters’ degree in a Medical Discipline recognized in Kenya;

Certificate of registration from Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council;

Valid Practicing license from Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council;

At least ten (10) years relevant work experience, five (5) of which must be at senior level of management;

Have capacity to undertake multiple tasks within strict timelines;

Possess strategic and analytical skills with a deep understanding of the strategic and operational;

Understands Kenya National and County Health Systems;

Satisfies conditions spelt out in Chapter 6 of the Kenyan Constitution;

Has demonstrated a high degree of Administrative capability technical and professional competence;

How To Apply

Integrity Clearance
Successful applicants are expected to get clearance from the following bodies.

Kenya Revenue Authority(KRA)

Credit Reference Bureau(CRB)

Higher Education Loans Board(HELB)

Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission(EACC)

Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)

For those with higher education certificates (degrees) from outside Kenya, a letter of recognition of qualifications from the Commission of University Education.

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  3rd November, 2023 by 5.00 pm.

Applications should be addressed to:
P.O. BOX 10-60406

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.