Senior Deputy Director, Health Management- Curative Services (Clinical Services) at Public Service Commission Kenya (PSCK) – May 2024

Senior Deputy Director, Health Management- Curative Services (Clinical Services)

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include: –

  • Coordinating development, implementation, and review of policies, strategies, legislations, guidelines, frameworks, norms, tools, regulations, plans, and standards on clinical services
  • Spearheading capacity development and technical assistance initiatives at ministries, departments, counties, and other government agencies (MDCAs) on clinical services
  • Facilitating provision of technical support to ministries, departments, counties, and other government agencies (MDCAs) on clinical services
  • Coordinating the undertaking of health surveys and monitoring health trends in clinical services
  • Initiating the development, implementation, and review of projects and programmes for clinical services
  • Collaborating and establishing linkages with relevant stakeholders for clinical services
  • Establishing and coordinating multidisciplinary teams to provide specialized services
  • Collaborating with the relevant regulatory authorities to ensure continuing professional development in clinical and diagnostic care
  • Coordinating the provision of general clinical services for staff clinic services
  • Providing guidance in the determination of clinical services related data variables
  • Coordinating the dissemination of national clinical services data, reports, and other knowledge information in collaboration with the relevant stakeholders
  • Coordinating the undertaking of health research and innovation and maintaining a repository for clinical services in collaboration with the relevant stakeholders
  • Providing lead in identification of clinical services resource gaps
  • Mobilization of resources for clinical services projects and programmes
  • Initiating and overseeing the implementation of health-related infrastructure, health products, and technologies for clinical services
  • Coordinating designing and development of regional centers of excellence for specialized clinical services
  • Spearheading Business Process Re-engineering in clinical services
  • Developing budgets and costing for the division of pathology and forensic services
  • Spearheading client satisfaction surveys on clinical services offered

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Deputy Director- Medical Services CSG ‘6’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider Public Service
  • A Bachelor’s 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, or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya
  • A Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Medicine, Anaesthesia, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Dermatology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Otorhinolaryngology, General Surgery, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Neurosurgery, Occupational Medicine, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Palliative Medicine, Pathology, Forensic Medicine, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Radiology, Emergency Medicine, Paediatric Dentistry, Periodontology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Prosthodontics, Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology, Dental Anaesthesia, Forensic Odontology, Restorative Dentistry, Orthodontics, Clinical Medicine, Nursing, 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

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