Director Health Management –Curative And Nursing Services at Public Service Commission Kenya (PSCK) – May 2024

Director Health Management –Curative And Nursing Services

Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • Overseeing development, implementation and review of policies, strategies, legislations, guidelines, frameworks, norms, tools, regulations, plans and standards for curative and nursing services;
  • Spearheading preparation and provision of reports, advisories and other information related to curative and nursing services;
  • Overseeing capacity building for ministries, departments, counties and other government agencies (MDCAs) on curative and nursing services;
  • Facilitating technical support to ministries, departments, counties and other government agencies (MDCAs) on curative and nursing services;
  • Setting performance targets with staff in the directorate;
  • Facilitating curative and nursing services health surveys and monitoring health trends in collaboration with relevant stakeholders;
  • Overseeing the design, planning and implementation health projects and programmes for curative and nursing services;
  • Facilitating monitoring and evaluation of health projects and programmes for curative and nursing services;
  • Creating an enabling environment for provision of curative and nursing services by public, private and faith-based providers;
  • Facilitating the establishment of linkages and collaboration with relevant stakeholders for curative and nursing services;
  • Providing lead in the determination of curative and nursing services data variables in the integrated digital healthcare system for curative and nursing services;
  • Coordinating the collaboration with the relevant directorate to analyze, prepare and disseminate national health-related data, reports and other knowledge information for curative and nursing services;   Commissioning of health research and innovation and maintain a repository for curative and nursing services in collaboration with the relevant directorate;
  • Overseeing resource mobilization for curative and nursing services;
  • Overseeing the process of determining the specifications for curative and nursing services health-related infrastructure, health products and technologies;
  • Overseeing the provision of forensic services in the country in collaboration with relevant agencies and directorates;
  • Rendering advice on the designing and development of regional centers of excellence for specialized clinical services to improve care and promote medical tourism;
  • Overseeing the development, implementation and reviewing of the Health Tourism Framework for curative and nursing services;
  • Providing guidance in collaboration with the relevant directorate to set criteria for the classification of health facilities categorization for curative and nursing services;
  • Spearheading Business Process Re-engineering in the directorate;
  • Overseeing the development and implantation of the directorate’s annual work plans, budgets and performance contract;
  • Ensuring compliance with good governance and;
  • Managing and developing staff in the directorate

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

  • Served for a minimum period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which must have been at the grade of Deputy Director, Medical Services, CSG ‘6’ and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider Public Service;
  • A Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines : Medicine and Surgery, Dental Surgery, Clinical Medicine/Higher National Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Nursing, Ophthalmology and Cataract Surgery, Oral Health, Dental Technology, Radiography, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language, Forensic Entomology, Forensic Anthropology, Prosthetics and Orthotics, Health, or equivalent qualification from a university  recognized in Kenya;
  • A Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines: Medicine, Anesthesia, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Dermatology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Otorhinolaryngology, General Surgery, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Neurosurgery, Occupational Medicine, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Palliative Medicine, Pathology, Forensic Medicine, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Radiology, Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics Dentistry, Periodontology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Prosthodontics, Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology, Dental Anesthesia, Forensic Odontology, Restorative Dentistry, Orthodontics, Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Systems Management, Global Health or equivalent qualification from a  university recognized in Kenya;
  • Registration and licensing by a recognized regulatory body as applicable;
  • Membership to a relevant professional body (where applicable;
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competencies in work performance and results; and
  • Exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to proper management of curative and nursing services

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