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

Application Details

Terms and Conditions
Successful candidates shall hold office on Permanent and Pensionable terms subject to satisfactory performance in accordance with the terms and conditions of service as approved by University Council from time to time. In accordance with Kibabii University Charter and Statutes, the Registrar (Academic Affairs) shall hold office for a period of five (5) years contract renewable once subject to satisfactory performance.

How to Apply
Each application shall be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae with 3 referees, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, national identity card or passport, testimonials and other relevant supporting documents.
Successful applicants shall be required to submit the following documents:-
i. Clearance from the Kenya Revenue Authority;
ii. Clearance from the Higher Education Loans Board;
iii. Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
iv. Clearance from a Credit Reference Bureau;
v. Criminal Investigation Department - (Certificate of Good Conduct);

All applications should be clearly marked with the referenced number of the advertised position and submitted as follows:
I. Six (6) hard Copies; and 2. Electronic scanned copy in PDF format (as one running document) to be sent to the following e-mail by 5pm EAT Friday 29th September, 2023.
The Six (6) hard Copies must be submitted on or before Friday 29th September, 2023 and be addressed to:-
The Vice Chancellor, Kibabii University, P.O. Box 1699 - 50200, Bungoma OR Dropped at:-Kibabii University — Main Campus Administration Registry, Third Floor Room ADA 307

Please Note:
• Kibabii University is an equal opportunity employer. WOMEN, MARGINALIZED AND PERSONS LIVING WITH DISABILITY are encouraged to apply. • The University does not charge any fee for the whole recruitment and selection exercise. • Any form of canvasing will lead to automatic disqualification of the applicant. • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.