Kenyatta University Hospital - Head of Department – Rehabilitative Services Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Head of Department – Rehabilitative Services 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 - Head of Department – Rehabilitative Services Jobs in Kenya

Head of Department – Rehabilitative Services (DCSRS/KUTRRH /4)

1. Background Information


Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Clinical Services
Section/Unit: Rehabilitative Services
Job Title: Head of Department – Rehabilitative Services
Reports to: Deputy Director – Clinical and Rehabilitation Health Services
Direct Reports:
a) Snr Physiotherapist
b) Snr Occupational Therapist
c) Snr Orthopedic technologist (Prosthetists and Orthotists)

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Deputy Director-Clinical Services, the Assistant Director- Rehabilitative Services job exists to oversee and coordinate rehabilitative services,
coordinate and provide research and training in the rehabilitative services division, and advise the hospital and public on the same at the KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Oversee and manage the rehabilitative services division of the hospital by ensuring
    that all its resources are well planned and mobilized for timely rehabilitative services delivery in the hospital, and thus participate in and contribute to the overall strategic planning of the hospital.
  • Provide medical leadership to forward rehabilitative service transformation across the healthcare community in the hospital.
  • Provide supportive supervision of facilities and services among all units in
    the rehabilitative services division of the hospital.
  • Ensure that the rehabilitative services division generates the targeted revenue required to facilitate rehabilitative services delivery and other hospital financial obligations.
  • Ensure the coordination of the implementation of the hospital strategic plan in the rehabilitative services division within its vision, mission and other national
    and international healthcare frameworks.
  • Ensure that the rehabilitative services division has all human and non-human
    resources required to offer rehabilitative services, research and training in the
    hospital.
  • Oversee the recruitment, maintenance and disciplinary action and processes of the rehabilitative services division staff in the hospital.
  • Oversee rehabilitative services, and service delivery in rehabilitative services
    division to ensure that they meet the expected standards and compliance in the hospital.
  • Ensure smooth clinical referral services within and without the division and the
    hospital according to the division’s needs in collaboration with other hospital divisions and sections, and within the framework of the hospital and national referral policies.
  • Ensure continuous training and development of rehabilitative services division staff for their effective and efficient performance and productivity in the hospital.
  • Ensure coordination and provision
    of rehabilitative services research and training
    within the rehabilitative services division of the hospital.
  • Ensure continuous advisory services of rehabilitative services chiefs, to the
    hospital executive, the general public and other stakeholders through the appropriate media.
  • Work with other medical specialists to solve single or multiple medical issue(s),
    when required by patients in the hospital.
  • Oversee monitoring and evaluation of clinical referral services, research and
    training programs in the rehabilitative services division in order to establish
    their progress and achievement, prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.

    4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

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

    Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy from a recognized
    institution

    Professional qualifications required to effectively perform in the role:

    a) Valid Practice License from respective regulatory body
    b) Registration with the respective regulatory or professional body
    c) Senior Management Course lasting not less than four weeks from a recognized institution.

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:

    a) Computer literate
    b) Knowledge of relevant legislations
    c) Knowledge of professional standards
    d) Track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution

    Soft skills required for the Job:

    a) Communication skills
    b) Organizational skills
    c) Leadership skills
    d) Observation skills
    e) Analytical skills
    f) Compassionate
    g) Ability to work under pressure
    h) Ability to manage teams of professionals

    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 eight years’ working experience in any of the Rehabilitative Services, five of which should be in managerial Level

    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 - Head of Department – Rehabilitative Services Jobs in Kenya /a>

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