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Deputy Chief Medical Officer Job at Kibabii University

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  • Experience Required:15 Years
  • Total Positions:1
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Category: Medical
  • Minimum Education: Masters
  • Job Location: Bungoma, Kenya
  • Posted on: September 16, 2023
  • Last Date: September 29, 2023

Job Description

Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: -
i. Must be a qualified medical doctor with Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB/MBBS) degree from a recognized University.
ii. Master's degree in any of the following disciplines: Medicine, Pediatrics; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Dermatology; Public Health or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
iii. Fifteen (15) years' working experience 3 of which as Senior Medical Officer Grade AD 13 or its equivalent in a busy government or private medical institution;
iv. Must be registered by the Kenya Medical and Dentists, Practitioners Board;
v. A current practicing license; and
vi. Must be ICT Competent. vii. PhD Degree in a relevant area is an added advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration, Finance and Development), the Deputy Chief Medical Officer shall on the overall be responsible for the supervision and management of all administrative and operational functions of the University Health Services and shall have the following duties and responsibilities.
i. Being the Head of the University Health Centre;
ii. Ensuring sustained and effective relationships between the University Health Centre and the University Management;
iii. Ensuring that the University Medical Centre operates in accordance with its vision, mission, plans and policies set by the Board, by overseeing quarterly Monitoring and Evaluation (M & E);
iv. Ensuring prudent and economical resource management for the University Health Centre;
v. Overseeing, promoting and maintaining the culture of clinical research and training and ensure that the Hospital has sufficient infrastructure facilities to support it;
vi. Overseeing, initiating, establishing and maintaining inter-institutional collaboration and strategic partnership with other relevant healthcare institutions in clinical referral, clinical research and training services in the region and beyond;
vii. Developing and fostering effective collaboration among the Hospital's departments, staff leadership, faculty and other affiliated services to ensure an integrated approach to providing services, and fulfilling the clinical service delivery, research and training goals and objectives;
viii. Promoting and ensuring a culture of compliance with all established statutory and professional regulations and requirements, good governance principles and best practices in the health center;
ix. Overseeing and ensuring competitive compensation of human resources in order to attract and retain highly skilled individuals in the health Centre; and
x. Working through the Management team and medical leadership of the clinic, serving as a resource to help reduce costs, enhance revenues, achieve effective utilization and quality goals and objectives, analyze and utilize information to develop and support management decisions.

Skills Required

Collaboration Skills
ICT Competency

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