Senior Deputy Director Health Management- Curative Services (Oral Health, Eye Health and Hearing Care) at Public Service Commission Kenya (PSCK) – May 2024

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Senior Deputy Director Health Management- Curative Services (Oral Health, Eye Health and Hearing Care)

Duties and Responsibilities 

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include: –

  • Coordinating development, implementation, and review of policies, strategies, legislations, guidelines, frameworks, norms & standards, tools, regulations, and plans for oral health, eye health, and hearing care in the country
  • Spearheading capacity development and technical assistance initiatives for Ministries, Departments, Counties, and other Government Agencies (MDCAs) on oral health, eye health, and hearing care
  • Facilitating provision of technical support to ministries, departments, counties, and other government agencies on oral health, eye health, and hearing care
  • Coordinating the undertaking of health surveys and monitoring oral health, eye health, and hearing care trends
  • Initiating the development, implementation, and review of projects and programmes in oral health, eye health, and hearing care
  • Collaborating and establishing linkages with relevant stakeholders of oral health, eye health, and hearing care
  • Providing guidance in the determination of oral health, eye health, and hearing care data variables
  • Coordinating the dissemination of national oral health, eye health, and hearing care data, reports, and other knowledge information
  • Coordinating the undertaking of health research and innovation on oral health, eye health, and hearing care
  • Providing lead in identification of health resource gaps in oral health, eye health, and hearing care
  • Mobilization of resources for oral health, eye, and hearing care
  • Initiating and overseeing implementation of projects and programmes for oral health, eye health, and hearing care related infrastructure, health products, and technologies with relevant stakeholders
  • Establishing and improving care process management to ensure standardization of curative interventions and continuous quality improvement in oral health, eye health, and hearing care service delivery
  • Coordinating designing and development of regional centers of excellence for specialized oral health, eye, and hearing care
  • Collaborating with academic and training institutions to ensure alignment of curricula with national policies and guidelines
  • Spearheading client satisfaction surveys on services offered in oral health, eye, and hearing care
  • Spearheading business process re-engineering in oral health, eye, and hearing care

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Deputy Director- Medical Services CSG ‘6’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider Public Service
  • A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Medicine and Surgery, Dental Surgery, Oral Health, Dental Technology, or any other equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya
  • A Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Medicine, Ear, Nose and Throat, Otorhinolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Prosthodontics, Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology, Dental Anaesthesia, Restorative Dentistry, Orthodontics, Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Systems Management, Global Health, or any other equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya
  • Registration and licensing by a recognized regulatory body as applicable
  • Membership to a relevant professional body where applicable
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative, and professional competencies in work performance and results

 

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