Kenyatta University Hospital - Funeral Home Manager Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Funeral Home Manager Jobs in Kenya


Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment:


Kenyatta University Hospital - Funeral Home Manager Jobs in Kenya

Funeral Home Manager – DCSFHM/KUTRRH/10

1. Background Information


Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Clinical Services
Section/Unit: Funeral Home
Job Title: Mortuary Manager
Reports to: Chief Pathologist
Direct Reports:
a) Senior Mortician
b) Mortician

2. Purpose of the Job:

Reporting to the Chief Pathologist, the Mortuary Manager job exists to provide leadership and management of the Funeral Home, coordinate and provide funeral services at the KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Plan for all funeral home services and resources required at the funeral home and thus
    participate in and contribute to the overall strategic planning of the hospital.
  • Ensure and coordinate the implementation of the hospital strategic plan in the funeral home within its vision, mission and culture and other national frameworks.
  • Set marketing, sales, or other financial targets for the funeral home establishments ensure their achievement within the framework overall goals of the hospital.
  • Provide leadership and management to the staff in the funeral home by giving them
    guidance, directions and mentorship in order to offer quality funeral services in the unit of the hospital.
  • Coordinate and provide funeral services in the funeral home according to clients’ needs
    and the established standards and regulations in the hospital.
  • Ensure that the funeral home has all human and non-human resources required to offer
    funeral services in the unit of the hospital.
  • Collaborate with the Chief Pathologist in providing pathology services to clients at
    funeral home.
  • Supervise morticians together with their services, in the funeral home of the hospital
    to ensure that they offer timely funeral services within the expected standards,
    complying with the established ethics, standards and regulations in the hospital.
  • Ensure and coordinate continuous training and development of the funeral home staff, for their effective and efficient performance and productivity in the hospital.
  • Ensure that the funeral home assets are sufficient and that they are functioning
    properly in order to offer quality and timely funeral services in the hospital.
  • Research the need for, plan and implement changes to services delivery at the funeral
    home in order for them to meet hospital and community needs.
  • Respond to, in collaboration with the legal officers, customer needs and complaints, legal inquiries, payments negotiations, or other post service matters
    in the funeral home of
    the hospital.
  • Review financial statements, sales or activity reports, or other performance data in
    order to identify opportunities for cost reduction, profit maximization and/or service
    improvement in the funeral home of the hospital.
  • Ensure completion of funeral services records such as state-required documents,
    tracking documents, or product inventories in the funeral home of the hospital.
  • Advise on funeral home services’ situation to the hospital executive and other sections /units and the general public in the appropriate media.
  • Monitor and evaluate progress and achievement of funeral home services, and prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.

    4. Qualifications and Skills

    Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:

    a) Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences or in Human Anatomy
    b) Higher Diploma in Histopathology from a recognized institution
    c) Certificate in Mortuary Sciences from a reputable institution
    d) Masters of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences or in Human Anatomy from a recognized institution is an added advantage

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
    a) Computer literate
    b) Knowledge of relevant legislations
    c) Knowledge of professional standards

    Professional qualifications required to effectively perform in the role:

    a) Registration with the relevant regulatory or professional.

    Soft skills required for the job:
    a) Communication skills
    b) Organizational skills
    c) Leadership skills
    d) Analytical skills
    e) Compassionate
    f) Ability to handle grief
    g) Ability to work under pressure

    5. Relevant Work Experience Required:

    Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:

    At least five years’ experience as a Mortuary Manager or Mortuary Superintendent in a reputable hospital or a funeral home.

    The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

    If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your;

    1. Application Letter,
    2. Curriculum Vitae and
    3. Filled Application Form

    ONLY via email to recruitment@kutrrh.go.ke

    Or hard copies can be addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
    P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
    Nairobi Kenya

    For more information and job applications details, see; Kenyatta University Hospital - Funeral Home Manager Jobs in Kenya/a>

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