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POSITION: Chief Health Administrative Officer, JOB GROUP CPSB 04 (‘Q’) – (2 POSTS)
Basic Salary: Kshs. 99,900 x 5,010 – 104,910 x 5,240 – 110,150 x 5,550 –115,650 x 5,780 – 121,430 x 6,070 – 127,500 x 6,370 – 133,870 p.m.
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
Duties and Responsibilities
The Chief Health Administrative Officers will be based at the County Headquarters and at the County General Hospital and will be responsible to the Director, Medical Services/Medical Superintendent for effective and efficient management of health administrative services.
Specific responsibilities will include: –
i. Provide administrative support services to health related projects;
ii. Prepare annual infrastructural development plan for the Department in liaison with other key stakeholders;
iii. Coordinate Government Health Programmes and Non–Governmental Organizations (NGOs) involved in the delivery of health care services or in health related services;
iv. Review, formulate and implement health and administrative policies, procedures and programmes;
v. Supervise deploy, discipline, train and develop staff in the health administrative service;
vi. Manage the transport services in the Health Department or Hospital;
vii. Supervise maintenance of Health Facilities;
viii. Responsible for welfare of staff and patients;
ix. Coordinate revenue collection through NHIF and Cash collections;
x. Coordinate maintenance of plants and equipment; and
xi. Prepare and timely submission of monthly, quarterly and annual departmental reports to the
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must: –
i. Have served in the grade of Senior Deputy Chief Health Administrative Officer, Job Group
CPSB 05 (“P”) or in a comparable position for a minimum period of three (3) years;
ii. Have a Bachelors’ degree in any of the following Social Sciences: – Government, Anthropology,
Sociology, Business Administration, Public Administration, Commerce, Economics, Law or
recognized equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
iii. Have a Masters’ degree in any of the following fields; Health Management, Hospital
Administration, Health Planning, Public Health, Health Economics, Business Administration or
its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
iv. Demonstrated outstanding professional competence and administrative ability in the
management of health services in a large health institution;
v. Possession of a Certificate of Senior Management Course not less than four (4) weeks from a
recognized institution will be an added advantage.
vi. Be registered by the Kenya Association of Health Administrators (KAHA) and have a valid
KAHA Registration number.
1. Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form.
2. All the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the on–line form.
3. ALL Serving Officers in the County Public Service, MUST clearly indicate on the on–line form: –
The Officer’s Payroll Number;
Date of first appointment;
Date of last promotion to the current grade; and
Substantive designation and Job Group.
4. During interviews, shortlisted candidates will be required to produce the following original documents: – National Identity Card; Academic and Professional Certificates; and current payslip and letter of last promotion to the current grade.
5. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
6. The County Government of Kakamega is an equal opportunity employer and women, persons living with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
7. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
HOW TO APPLY
All applicants should click on the Job Offers Option on the County Website www.kakamega.go.ke, fill the Application Form and submit it ONLINE on or before Friday, 24th September, 2021 at 11.59 P.M.
N/B: No hard copy or emailed applications to the Board’s official email i.e. firstname.lastname@example.org will be accepted.
Applicants are advised to provide accurate information when making applications, those who give false information regarding their credentials and qualifications will be automatically disqualified.
PLEASE NOTE: Kakamega County Public Service Board (KCPSB) DOES NOT use Agents nor charge ANY FEE at any stage of the recruitment and selection process. Our official communication channels are; email address email@example.com and phone number 0713852573 ONLY.
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