2 Jun 2016

Hospital Administrator Job 2016

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Job Title: Hospital Administrator (Western Kenya)
Job Code: HA-WK/TSK/160530
Number of Positions Open: 1
Reports To: Board of Directors
Location: Western Kenya

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary: Provide management and strategic leadership in all the operations of the Hospital in order to ensure sustainability, growth and profitability in line with the vision and mission of the Hospital.


Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide support and guidance to the management team in order to achieve the objectives of the Hospital
  • Give guidance to the management team in strategic planning in their departments/ sections to enhance achievement of the department’s objectives/Key result areas.
  • Proactively explore and coordinate strategic partnerships
  • Maintains and ensures safe custody of the Hospital’s seal and assets
  • Advocacy and representation of the Hospital to the Ministries of Public Health and Medical services; professional bodies and international agencies.
  • Corporate image enhancement, communication and networking, internal, national and internationally
  • Provide transformative leadership development and implementation of appropriate strategies of the Hospital
  • Leads the Hospital in reforms aimed at transforming the Hospital into self-sustenance and growth.
  • Proactively leads in periodical reviews of all policies and standard operating procedures of the Hospital
  • Initiate marketing and communication strategies that target the community and corporate entities
  • Periodically ensure review of policies and procedures to ensure compliance with best practice and statutory requirements.
  • Communicate and brief Board members on a regular basis on policy issues and act as secretary to the board during board meetings
  • Oversee the performance of all employees through a robust performance management system that recognizes and rewards performance.
  • Carry out performance evaluations on a biannual or annual basis in order to ensure achievement of set objectives and standards.
  • Carry out any other duties as discussed and agreed with the board.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Administration and MPH.
  • An MBA is absolutely essential
  • At least 5 years in a senior management position or as Head of Department,
  • Previous working experience at CEO level is an advantage

Skills Required:

Personal Attributes:

  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, self-motivated; willingness to take risks, high level of integrity.
  • Excellent analytical skills coupled with prudent decision ability
  • Excellent leadership skills and must be a team player
  • High level of diplomacy and negotiation skills.

Decision Making Authority and Controls: Can make decisions regarding operations of the Hospital. However, decisions that may lead to policy change have to be discussed with the board.

Problems / Key Features:

  • Dealing with the union on matters of wages and employees welfare.
  • Management of the overall Human Resources.
  • Dealing with debtors who have no regular income or have not joined National Hospital Insurance Fund.

How to Apply

  • Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by sending your application to: [email protected] Kindly include your current and expected remuneration in your application.
  • Be advised, this job is open to Kenyan nationals only

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