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Position: Hospital Administrator

Institution: The Mediance Hospital
Location: Matuu town, Yatta District, Machakos County
Services: Outpatient (Consultation, Pharmacy, Family Planning, MCH, Laboratory), Inpatient (General Inpatient, Minor surgery,  Maternity), Minor Theatre and Morgue.


Our Values: The Mediance Hospital has established a set of values by which the organization will respond, in part, to achieving its goals and objectives through their workforce. 

The following Values and supporting statements are expected behaviors of each individual employed within the organization:
Values and Supporting Statement
  • People/Patient First - People/Patients are central to all we do
  • Respect - We treat others as we would like to be treated
  • Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion
  • Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding
  • Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation
Scope: This position carries responsibility for administration of all non-direct patient care services and departments in the organization. 

The office bearer will be required to co-ordinate personnel, budget, policy, program and other administration matters, under the general direction of the Board of Directors.
Specific Responsibilities
  • Promote the mission, vision, and values of the organization.
  • Responsible for planning, organizing, directing and controlling all resource departments and services of the center, including personnel, financial, facilities, equipment and supplies.
  • Administers the hospital’s total budget and actively participates in planning with all senior management staff and departmental heads.
  • Responsible for developing and directing the implementation of policies and programs in all departments and align the same to the service process.
  • Act as chief advisor to the Board of Directors and the clinical and medical senior management staff in development and implementation of the hospital’s programs, policies and procedures.
  • Promote and maintain effective public relations with governmental and community agencies and individuals.
Responsible for:
  • Handling staff disciplinary matters and conflict resolution
  • Patient complaint handling
  • Manpower and training related issues
  • Upkeep of infrastructure, equipment, legal documents
  • Organization of mock drills (fire code, emergency preparedness and management, etc.)
  • Coordinating the internal quality audit issues
  • Supervising procurement of drugs, consumables and equipment and stationery
  • Hospital management information systems
  • Preparation of various reports
  • Upkeep of sanitation of hospital and landscaping
  • Commercial activities (contracting out of sanitation, security and other contracts)
  • Maintenance of provision of round the clock electricity, water supply and cleanliness in the hospital premises
  • Preparation of duty rosters and provision of alternative arrangements of staff in case of leaves of staff or unforeseen emergency situations – in collaboration with departmental heads
  • Reporting to the Board of Directors about surplus/ shortage of staff
Perform other reasonable duties as assigned by the Board of Directors or as personally deemed necessary in the interest of patient care or general business sustainability.

  • A minimum of a diploma in a business related field from a recognized academic institution.
  • Understand the use of Hospital Information Management Systems (HIMS) or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems for a health care setup.
  • Basic understanding of finance and accounting methods, procurement procedures, general human resource policies, health care related government policies, and general hospital related operations and procedures.
  • At least 2 years working experience in a hospital setup, with a minimum of one year as a hospital administrator or a similar managerial capacity.

Send CV to by 25/02/2015.

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