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  • Posted: Feb 5, 2021
    Deadline: Feb 11, 2021
  • St. Francis Community Hospital is a Faith Based Hospital which was officially opened in January 24, 2009. It is located along Kasarani-Mwiki Road, Nairobi. It is neat, efficient, affordable and patient-friendly. It is run by the Little Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi under the Archdiocese of Nairobi. The hospital has partnered with many organizations in...
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    Hospital Administrator

    Job Responsibilities

    Overall Responsibility

    Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer the job holder is responsible for providing efficient and effective administrative support to facilitate efficient provision of medical care in the Hospital.

    Other Responsibilities of a Hospital Administrator

    • Responsible for the daily operation of the Hospital by ensuring that the staff, facilities, schedules and flow of work is optimally carried out;
    • Promotes and maintains effective public relations with government, patients, relatives, suppliers, community and individuals;
    • Responsible for developing and directing the implementation of policies and programs in the Hospital;
    • Acts as chief advisor to the CEO in development and implementation of Hospital’s programs, policies and procedures;
    • Ensures availability of transport (ambulances, utility vehicle) in the hospital;
    • Upkeep of Hospital infrastructure, equipment, assets, vehicles, legal documents and ensuring availability when required;
    • Ensure that the hospital runs efficiently and delivers quality patient care.
    • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual progress reports.
    • Coordinates the leasing and tenancy aspects of staff houses and hospital buildings;
    • Participates in the budgeting of the Hospital activities with a view of achieving proper controls;
    • Responsible for the supervision of all the hospital employees;
    • Spearheads culture change to improve the Hospital image;
    • Responsible for excellent upkeep of sanitation of hospital for a clean and amiable environment;
    • Incharge of the Transport, Maintenance and Bio-medical engineering Units;
    • Responsible for external and internal communication;
    • Spearhead the implementation of the Hospital Strategic Plan 2021-2025;
    • Oversees accurate and timely management the hospital asset and inventory register;
    • Develops and ensures implementation of the Service contract agreements for all hospital machines and equipment etc;
    • Secretary to the Hospital Management team and the Hospital Advisory Board or any other senior management committees;;
    • Ensures that, there is full compliance with the existing statutory requirements/ regulations and that all the necessary licenses are obtained in time;
    • Resolve any conflicts that might arise from the Hospital operations;
    • Should stay up-to-date with healthcare regulations;
    • Oversee quality improvement of processes for efficient delivery of services in the hospital.
    • Any other duties that maybe allocated by the CEO


    • Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Management, Business Administration, Public Health, Nursing or any other relevant field with valid Kenyan practicing license where applicable.
    • Masters Degree in Healthcare Management, Hospital Administration, Hospital Planning, Public Health, Health Economics, and Business Administration from a recognized Institution will be an added advantage.
    • Working experience of at least three (3) years at senior managerial level in a busy, reputable faith based hospital (preferably a hospital under KCCB umbrella) with demonstrated outstanding professional competence and administrative ability in the management of health services.
    • The candidate Must be 45 years old and above
    • Senior Management course lasting at least one (1) month from a recognized institution.
    • Professional training on Monitoring and Evaluation or CPS (K) will be an added advantage.
    • Certificate of proficiency in computer operations from a recognized institution.

    Competencies and Behavior

    • Good knowledge of business functions.
    • Excellent communication skills (written and oral).
    • Good project management skills.
    • Excellent time management skills.
    • A team player.
    • Accuracy and attention to detail.
    • Customer centric.
    • A Devoted Christian
    • Person of high integrity, confidentiality, highly organized and decisive.
    • Ability to work with strict deadlines.
    • Competency in performing multiple functional tasks.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to manage a diverse range of professional relationships.
    • In addition, must be flexible, willing to perform assigned duties and work irregular hours under unpredictable conditions.

    The following should be presented on the day of the interview; Certificate of good conduct, tax clearance, credit bureau clearance, HELB clearance, Ethics, and Anti-corruption clearance.

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    Clinical Officer Ophthalmology


    The incumbent will have the overall responsibility for the daily clinical assessment and prescription of treatment for all patients in the Eye Unit. 

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide consultations at the eye clinic,
    • Diagnose, manage and conduct cataract cases appropriately,
    • Increase community awareness to participation in eye care especially cataract identification and referral,
    • Perform cataract surgeries and refer complicated cases appropriately,
    • Take part in planning and participating in eye camps,
    • Ensure that all assessments and treatment provided are properly documented on patients files,
    • Maintain an accurate and updated records keeping system in the health unit keeping in mind that any significant changes seen with regards to cases seen in health unit should be reported to the Doctor in charge and other relevant authorities,
    • Admit patients to the wards when necessary and ensure that M.O. in-charge is promptly informed,
    • Maintain equipments in good condition and submit regular inventory report of the same,
    • Compile and submit quarterly inventory return/ requisition of all drugs and supplies,
    • Attend and participate in weekly Continuous Medical Education (CME) sessions at the hospital,
    • Perform minor eye surgeries ,trachoma surgeries and refer complicated cases appropriately.


    • Carry out other relevant duties as may be required or assigned by your supervisor.

    Key Result Areas

    • Quality eye care services offered to patients,
    • Provision of corrective glasses to those with refractive errors,
    • Timely surgical management/ referrals of eye injuries,
    • Timely reporting of departmental activities,
    • Conducting Eye Care Trainings and Screening exercises as required.

     Required Qualifications

    • Higher Diploma in Clinical Medicine- Ophthalmology/ Cataract surgery,
    • Registered with the Clinical Officers Council,
    • Minimum of 3 years work experience as a Ophthalmic Clinical Officer .

    Required Experience & Competencies

    • Ability to write clear, concise reports and well developed communication skills,
    • Good computer skills (Complete MS Office package and any  HMIS (Hospital Management Information System) and data analysis),
    • Must be a team player and flexible.

    Method of Application

    Only qualified candidates are encouraged to email their applications with detailed curriculum vitae, names and contacts of three referees, current and expected salary to [email protected]   on or before 11th February 2021

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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