Senior Deputy Director Health Management- Curative Services (National Health Referral and Emergency Services) at Public Service Commission Kenya (PSCK) – May 2024

Senior Deputy Director Health Management- Curative Services (National Health Referral and Emergency Services)

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

  • Coordinating the development, implementation, and review of policies, strategies, legislations, guidelines, frameworks, norms, tools, regulations, plans, and standards on referral services, including patients and specimens, national referral facilities and centers of excellence, and health tourism
  • Spearheading capacity development and technical assistance initiatives for Ministries, Departments, Counties, and other Government Agencies (MDCAs) on referral services, emergency services, and health tourism
  • Facilitating provision of technical support to ministries, departments, counties, and other government agencies (MDCAs) on referral services, emergency services, and health tourism
  • Coordinating the development, implementation, and review of the Health Tourism Framework
  • Coordinating designing and development of regional centers of excellence for specialized services to improve care and promote medical tourism
  • Collaborating and establishing linkages with relevant stakeholders in response to national and county health emergencies and disasters
  • Collaborating with training institutions to develop and implement curricula in emergency medical care
  • Coordinating the undertaking of health surveys and monitoring health trends for national health referral and emergency services
  • Initiating the development, implementation, and review of projects and programmes for national health referral and emergency services
  • Spearheading Business Process Re-engineering for national health referral and emergency services
  • Providing guidance in the determination of national health referral and emergency services data variables
  • Coordinating dissemination of national health-related data, reports, and other knowledge information for national health referral and emergency services
  • Coordinating the undertaking of health research and innovation and maintaining a repository for national health referral and emergency services in collaboration with the relevant directorate
  • Providing lead in identification of health resource gaps in national health referral and emergency services
  • Mobilization of resources for national health referral and emergency services
  • Initiating and overseeing the implementation of projects and programmes for health-related infrastructure, health products, and technologies for national health referral and emergency services
  • Collaborating with the relevant directorate to set criteria for the classification of health facilities categorization for curative services

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 fields: Medicine and Surgery, Dental Surgery, Clinical Medicine/Higher National Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Nursing, or any other equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya
  • A Master’s Degree in any of the following: Medicine, Anaesthesia, Cardiothoracic Surgery, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Neurosurgery, Occupational Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Clinical Medicine, Nursing, Clinical Medicine (Accident and Emergency Medicine), Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Systems Management, Global Health or any other equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya
  • Been registered and licensed 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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