Hospital Manager Job Recruitment  at Jacaranda Health in Kenya October 2013

Vacancy: Hospital Manager

Background

Jacaranda Health aims to set a new standard for maternity care in East Africa. Our ambition is to become the largest chain of maternity clinics in the region, and a leader in innovation in maternal health services.
Our goal is to provide accessible, affordable, patient centered maternity and reproductive health services to low-income women.

This position presents an Opportunity to work with our world-class group of clinical advisors together with exposure to all elements of building an innovative maternal health organization.

Job Description

The successful candidate will be expected to provide leadership at our Inpatient/Outpatient Maternity facility to achieve departmental and institutional objectives within a rapidly changing environment.
He/She will apply advanced knowledge of nursing and management to run the primary roles and responsibilities below;
  • The Hospital Manager will directly manage and coordinate the various support and business functions at the maternity hospital.
  • Hospital Manager will interact, coordinate and engage with physicians, consultants medical doctors, health care technicians, nurses as well as all other medical and non medical staffs and health care professionals who are involved with the prime care patients.
  • Hospital Manager will be required to prepare schedules for internal and allied medical staffs and doctors to address their explicit needs and to make sure that they perform their key duties of taking care of patients, ethically and professionally.
  • The Hospital manager will be actively involved in the staff recruitment processes right from the janitors to the nurses who take care of the patients to the managers who supervise the nurses, the hospital manager is accountable for employing technically qualified people and subsequently managing their performance.
  • The hospital manager will participate in the treatment and care of patients in the hospital. He/She will ensure the deliverability and availability of quality amenities and facilities for all patients.
  • The hospital manager will ensure that medical histories, health information, legal and insurance documents and billings, are all dealt with appropriately.
Requirements
  • B.Sc degree in Nursing (preferred) or its equivalent (with valid Kenyan practicing licence) (Masters degree is an added advantage)
  • Kenya Certified Nurse Midwife/Kenya Community Health Registered Nurse with BLS Certification , ACLS, PALS desired.
  • 5+ years nursing experience with a two year preference in a progressive nursing leadership/management role (including Charge Nurse).
  • Clear understanding of hospital economics, labor relations, human resources with proven management skills. Strong verbal and written communications skills. Proficiency in the use of computers and technology.
  • Candidate should be able to work well with a variety of professionals, from doctors, nurses, support staff and other non clinical staff and must demonstrate problem-solving and technical skills to find creative solutions for staffing and administrative problems.
To Apply
Interested candidates may apply by:
Completing the online form available by clicking here:  Hospital Manager Application Form – October 2013 or by pasting this link into your web browser: http://goo.gl/vqeV9y

Submitting the current resume’ and cover letter to jobs@jacarandahealth.org.

Only applicants that have completed the online form as well as submitted their CVs will be considered.

Please do not apply if you do not have the listed requirements.
Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications received, we will not be able to confirm all submissions.
Preference will be given to applications submitted by October 30, 2013.
Please visit our website at www.jacarandahealth.org for more details.



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