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

Senior Deputy Director, Health Management Services- Curative Services (Nursing 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 nursing and midwifery;
  • Spearheading capacity development and technical assistance initiatives for Ministries, Departments, Counties and other Government Agencies (MDCAs) on nursing and midwifery;
  • Facilitating provision of technical support to ministries, departments, counties and other government agencies on nursing and midwifery;
  • Coordinating the undertaking of health surveys and monitoring of health trends for nursing and midwifery;
  • Initiating and coordinating the development, implementation and review of projects and programmes in nursing and midwifery;
  • Collaborating and establishing linkages with relevant stakeholders for nursing and midwifery;
  • Providing guidance in the determination of nursing and midwifery data variables;
  • Coordinating the dissemination of national health-related data, reports and other knowledge information for nursing and midwifery;
  • Coordinating the undertaking of health research and innovation and maintaining a repository for nursing and midwifery in collaboration with the relevant directorate;
  • Collaborating with academic and training institutions to ensure alignment of curricula with national policies and guidelines;
  • Providing lead in identification of health resource gaps for nursing and midwifery;
  • Mobilization of resources for nursing and midwifery projects and programmes;
  • Initiating and overseeing implementation of projects and programmes for health-related infrastructure, health products and technologies for nursing and midwifery;
  • Coordinating quality of care assessment for nursing and midwifery services to ensure adherence to standards and scopes of practice in collaboration with the relevant stakeholders; and
  • Spearheading Business Process Re-engineering in nursing and midwifery.

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 Bachelors Degree in any of the following: Nursing, Midwifery or any other equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • A Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines: Nursing, Public Health, Health Systems Management, Epidemiology, 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; and
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competencies in work performance and results.

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