Hospital Chief Executive Officer
Government and Public Sector
Remuneration Type: Cost to company
Advert Date: 26 Feb 2012 - 19 Mar 2012
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The Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, has announced several new initiatives and measures aimed at improving the management of health services in South Africa. Thus, this advertisement for Hospital Chief Executive Officer posts in provinces for various categories of hospitals as stipulated below:
District Hospitals | 1 Post | Ref No.: 11471/04
Remuneration package: Remuneration package will be dependent on the size of the hospital. An all inclusive MMS salary package of Salary Level 11: R 434,505 - R 511,827 OR Salary Level 12: R 514,947 - R 606,579. For large district hospitals, an all inclusive SMS package at Salary Level 13: R 716,034
Appointment Requirements: A degree/advanced diploma in a health related field, registration with the relevant professional council plus a degree/diploma in health management OR a degree/advanced diploma in a management field. At least 5 years management experience in the health sector at least at middle management. Experience as a health service manager or significant experience in management in a health service environment. A valid driver’s licence is an inherent requirement.
COMPETENCIES: Knowledge: Knowledge of relevant legislation such as National Health Act, Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Public Service Act; and related regulations and policies. Core Competencies: Strategic capability and leadership, Programme and project management, Financial Management, Change management, People management and empowerment. Process Competencies: Service delivery innovation, Knowledge management, Problem solving and analysis, Communication, Client orientation and customer focus.
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Job Purpose: to plan, direct, co-ordinate and manage the efficient and effective delivery of clinical and administrative support services through working with the key executive management team at the hospital within the legal and regulatory framework; to represent the hospital authoritatively at provincial and public forums; to provide strategic leadership to improve operational efficiency within the health establishment to improve health outcomes. Strategic Planning: prepare a strategic plan for the hospital to ensure that it is in line with the 10-point plan, national, provincial, regional and district plans. Financial Management: maximise revenue through collection of all income due to the hospital; ensure that the hospital is managed within budget in line with the PFMA and relevant guidelines; ensure that adequate policies, systems and procedures are in place to enable prudent management of financial resources, planning of financial resource mobilisation, monitoring and evaluation and asset and risk management. Facility Management: ensure business support and systems to promote optimal management of the institution as well as optimal service delivery; ensure that systems and procedures are in place to ensure planning and timeous maintenance of facilities and equipment. Human Resource Management: develop, implement and maintain human resource management policies and guidelines, systems and procedures that will ensure effective and efficient utilisation of human resources; promote a safe and healthy working environment through compliance with relevant legislation including occupational health and safety committees. Ensure continuous development and training of personnel and implement monitoring and evaluation of performance. Procurement and Management of Equipment and Supplies: implement a procurement and provisioning system that is fair, transparent, competitive and cost effective in terms of provincial delegated authority and in line with the PFMA; ensure that goods and services are procured in a cost effective and timely manner. Clinical and Corporate Governance: oversee clinical governance to ensure high standards of patient care; establish community networks and report to the Hospital Board. Responsible for corporate governance inclusive of infrastructure planning and maintenance as well as occupational health and safety; manage the institution’s risks to ensure optimal achievement of health outcomes.
Enquiries: Dr T.A. Lekalakala, tel. (012) 395 8269.
Closing Date: 19 March 2012.
Applications: Direct your application quoting the relevant reference number to: The Director-General, National Department of Health, Private Bag X828,Pretoria, 001.CivitasBuilding,Struben Street, Corner Andries and Struben Streets. Place applications in the green box at Reception/Security. No faxed applications will be considered.
Details: Applications must be submitted on form Z83 obtainable from any Public Service Department and should be accompanied by a CV (experience must be comprehensively detailed) and certified copies of qualification certificates including ID and driver's licence. Applications received after the closing date and those that do not comply with the requirements will not be considered. It is the applicants responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right not to fill the posts. Successful candidates will be subjected to security and other vetting procedures. Applicants are respectfully informed that correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If notification of an interview is not received within three months after the closing date, candidates may regard their application as unsuccessful. The Department will not be liable where applicants use incorrect/no reference numbers on their applications.
Note: The categories of hospitals are with effect from 1 March 2012. Final short-listed candidates will be formally tested on the competencies above; consideration must be given to include a case study to specifically test candidates knowledge of management within the health environment context; consideration can be given to include an emotional intelligence test e.g. Bar/on EQI.