Senior Deputy Director, Health Management Services-curative Services- (Healthy Ageing, Palliative Care and Older Persons Health) at Public Service Commission Kenya (PSCK) – May 2024

Senior Deputy Director, Health Management Services-curative Services- (Healthy Ageing, Palliative Care and Older Persons Health)

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 palliative, health aging, and older persons’ care
  • Spearheading capacity development and technical assistance initiatives for Ministries, Departments, Counties, and other Government Agencies (MDCAs) on palliative, health aging, and older persons’ care
  • Facilitating provision of technical support to ministries, departments, counties, and other government agencies on palliative, health aging, and older persons’ care
  • Coordinating the undertaking of health surveys and monitoring health trends for palliative, health aging, and older persons’ care
  • Initiating the development, implementation, and review projects and programs for palliative, health aging, and older persons’ care
  • Collaborating and establishing linkages with relevant stakeholders for palliative, health aging, and older persons’ care
  • Providing guidance in the determination of Palliative, Health aging, and Older persons’ care data variables
  • Coordinating the dissemination of national aged care data, reports, and other knowledge information in collaboration with relevant stakeholders
  • Coordinating the undertaking of health research and innovation and maintaining a repository for aged care in collaboration with the relevant directorate
  • Providing lead in identification of health resource gaps palliative, health aging, and older persons’ care
  • Mobilization of resources for palliative, health aging, and older persons’ care
  • Initiating and overseeing implementation of projects and programs for health-related infrastructure, health products, and technologies for palliative, health aging, and older persons’ care
  • Coordinating designing and development of regional centers of excellence for palliative, health aging, and older persons’ care
  • Spearheading Business Process Re-engineering in palliative, health aging, and older persons’ care

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: Medicine and 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 disciplines: Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Palliative Medicine, Clinical Medicine (Family Medicine), Nursing (Geriatrics), Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Systems Management, Global Health, or any other 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

Submit Your Application

Go to our Homepage To Get Relevant Information.