Senior Hospital Administrator Job Vacancy – Ministry of Health

Organisation: Ministry
of Health
Name of Institution:
Regional Referral Hospitals
Duty Station: Mubende,
Reports to: Principal
Hospital Administrator
About HSC:
The Ministry of Health has the
Government’s mandate to fulfill the health obligations. The Health Service
Commission was a creation of the 1995 Constitution. Its establishment was a recognition
of the protracted efforts of Health professionals to have a specialized
appointing Commission which could be sensitive to their cause and professionally
tackle the peculiarities and unique issues inherent in the Health Service.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively
    participates in planning, budgeting, directing, coordinating, monitoring
    and evaluating hospital administrative activities in the Hospital.
  • Oversees
    and accounts for the allocated resources.
  • Works
    in liaison with Medical Superintendent in the administration of the
  • Ensures
    proper maintenance of Hospital Infrastructure.
  • Participates
    in ensuring availability of the necessary equipment and other supplies to
    the Hospital.
  • Ensures
    that Staff adhere to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.
  • Imparts
    knowledge and skills to students and Staff.
  • Carries
    out human resource management activities like identifying manpower needs,
    training, promotional, leave and deployment.
  • Compiles
    and sends reports to Medical Superintendent.
  • Performs
    any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Senior Hospital Administrator must have an Honours Degree in Social Sciences, Arts, or SWASA from a recognized Institution. The applicant must have at least a post graduate Diploma in Health Service Management from a recognized Institution.
  • At least three (3) years in Hospital administration as a Hospital Administrator. 
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should strictly adhere to the following requirements to
avoid disqualification:
1. Complete all parts of the
application form (PSF 3, Revised 2008), download here,
and submit three (3) copies for each post in case more than one job is applied
2. On each application form the
following must be attached;
  • Recent
    and original copies of the passport size photographs.
  • Copies
    of the academic and professional certificates.
  • Copies
    of letters of appointment, plus confirmation letters as it may apply.
  • Copies
    of Registration Certificates and valid Practicing Licenses for Health
    Workers who are required by law to register with the relevant Professional
3. It is emphasized that:
All applications should bear
the name of the Institution, title of the post and its reference number. (check
at top of advert)
Applicants must state clearly
on the application forms their contact addresses and telephone numbers.
Applicants who are Serving
Officers must route their applications through their Heads of Department, who
should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay. Head of Department
refers to the Head of the respective Institution of the Applicant.
NB: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates shall be
required to bring their original certificates unlaminated at the interview.
Candidates who will present forged certificates are to be handed over to the
Police for appropriate action.
Deadline: 28th November, 2014
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