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Monday, September 20, 2010

Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital : Director/Chief Executive Officer

The Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) is the second referral hospital in Kenya after Kenyatta National Hospital.

The Hospital was established in 1920's, and in 1998, was elevated from a District Hospital to a National Teaching and Referral Hospital to serve Western region of Kenya. Its main mandate includes receiving patients on referral for Specialized Health Care, Providing Training, Educational facilities and Participating in National Health Planning.

MTRH has grown to become a major centre for specialized medical care and training in Kenya and the Eastern Africa region.

The Hospital's vision is to be "an excellent teaching and referral centre in healthcare" with a mission to "provide accessible specialized quality health care services and teaching facilities through research, training, capacity building, innovation and participation in national health planning".

The MTRH Board seeks to recruit a competent dynamic, visionary and experienced person to fill the position of the Director/Chief Executive Officer.

Job Ref: MTRH/ BoM/01 /2010

Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Board, the Director/Chief Executive Officer, will be the Accounting Officer and the Secretary to the Board, and will be responsible for the following:
  • To provide visionary leadership and direction to the organization and to ensure that hospital policies and mandate are implemented fully and effectively in line with the strategic plan.
  • To formulate strategies and business plans, lead teams for high performance and culture open to innovation.
  • To ensure prudent management of resources for the achievement of the Hospital's mandate and strategic objectives.
  • To ensure that MTRH's Strategic Plans are implemented efficiently, the Performance Contract objectives and targets are negotiated, achieved and reported in time and the Annual Operational Plans and budgets prepared and submitted in compliance with statutory requirements.
  • To oversee and direct the development and implementation of the Hospital's strategic initiative and capacity building in line with goals and aspirations of Kenya's Vision 2030 and the National Health Sector Strategic Plans.
  • To provide the needed transformational leadership of MTRH to cope with citizens' expectations in line with the new constitution of Kenya.
  • To initiate, establish, strengthen and oversee inter-institutional collaborations and Strategic partnerships for the realization of the Institution's mandate and strategic objective.
  • To ensure that the Institution's staff remains motivated to discharge their responsibilities effectively and efficiently, and in compliance with human resource management policies and practices.
  • To establish and sustain effective relationships with the Board, the Government, parent Ministry, regulatory bodies, partners/collaborators, funding agencies, the media, other stakeholders and staff in the interest of the Hospital and its clientele.
  • To promote a culture of compliance with regulations, statutory requirements good corporate governance principles and best practices in the hospital. To participate in policy formulation for the health sector.
  • To assist Kenya towards the achievement of MDGs.
  • To perform any other responsibilities as determined and deemed necessary by the Board of Management, in line with the hospital's mandate.
Key Qualifications and Competence:

The successful candidate should have the following:-
  • Age between 45-55 years
  • A Medical Practitioner of not less than 15 years of medical practice and duly registered by the Medical Practitioners and dentists' Board (of Kenya).
  • He/she shall hold a post-graduate specialist qualification duly recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists' Board for at least eight years.
  • Considerable experience in Management and Administration in tertiary health institution of at least five (5) years.
  • Certified training in Corporate Governance.
  • Certificate of Good Conduct.
  • Proficiency in Computer packages.
  • Must be an advocate of high quality healthcare standards, a good diplomat, team player and negotiator in order to engage others and drive MTRH to realize its Mission, Vision and core values.
  • Additional qualifications in Management such as Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Strategic Leadership and Health Systems Management (HSM), from a recognized training institution, will be an added advantage.
The successful candidate will be engaged on a 3 (three) year renewable contract subject to performance. This is an executive position with a competitive pay package commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply:

Suitably qualified candidates shall submit ten (10) copies of applications together with updated curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, current remuneration and day time telephone contacts and names of three referees (one of whom should be the current/last employer who should be in a position to attest to the candidate's academic professional and managerial abilities as well as moral character and uprightness).

Applications should be forwarded to the following address not later than 15th October 2010. ( Please indicate the job reference on the envelope).

The Chairperson
Board of Management
Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital
P.O. Box 3-30100
Eldoret, Kenya
Tel: (254) -53 -2033471/2/3/4

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