Job Summary

Responsible for leading our hospital in Masindi, overseeing staff, coordinating with other OWH facilities, & managing hospital budgets and strategy.

  • Minimum Qualification: Postgrad
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Position: Hospital Administrator, OWH Masindi


Type: Administrative, Operations, & Project Management
Location: Masindi, Uganda
Reports To: Regional Administrator, Masindi Hub
Direct Reports: Head Doctor, Facility Admin Team

Job Description
OneWorld Health is an international organization that proves quality, affordable healthcare to people in need. We achieve our mission through the development of facility-based medical programs in East Africa using social enterprise models of development. Through this model we are able to maximize sustainability and scalability while reaching underserved populations on the Continent.

Our hospital in Masindi is our first and largest health facility with 40 medical and 20 administrative staff, serving 1800 patients a month through a combination of outpatient, inpatient, surgical, dental, and other specialty services. This year we are adding three new wards, a second operating theater, and physical therapy.

With this growth comes the need for strong leadership to oversee all aspects of hospital operations and business performance.  The Hospital Administrator is responsible for overseeing health services delivery and daily activities of the hospital. He/she also manages staff, monthly budgets and communicates between departments to ensure smooth patient care with ability to handle any emergency situations effectively. As part of a strong team of leaders, this position plays a central role in carrying out the organization’s mission in Uganda.

Duties & Responsibilities
Key Result 1: Lead and support management performance of the hospital
  • Support and supervise departments heads in the day to day operations of the facility.
  • Work with the Regional Administrator to develop a clear staff structure and staffing strategies for the facility that will drive long-term performance and provide clear reporting structure for the team.
  • Work with the HR manager to recruit and onboard new staff, ensuring that staff understand, and are a good fit, for the organization’s mission and culture.
  • Conduct annual performance reviews for all direct reports with support from the HR Manager.
  • Create clear workplans and monitor staff and project performance.

Key Result 2: Drive performance of the hospital through business excellence
  • Work with Country team to develop annual budgets and strategies for the facility
  • Support the facility accountant ensuring financial integrity of the hospital, and rigorously maximize cost efficiency across all departments
  • Drive revenue at the facility through the development of marketing, PR initiatives, and community engagement that promotes the hospital’s services.
  • Work with the Procurement committee to forecast needs and purchase equipment and supplies for the facility.
  • Ensure all medical and management policies and procedures are followed
  • Work with the Regional Administrator to ensure that the facility remains fully compliant with all national and local regulations
  • Assist senior leadership in the preparation of accurate and timely reports.

Additional tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Regional Director.

Professional Qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s (honors) degree business administration or related field
  • Post graduate education in Business Administration or related field
  • A minimum of 5 years experience hospital programs, with at least 3 in a senior leadership position.
  • Strong computer skill, especially MS Office and Google Suite
  • A team player with excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • A good command of both written and spoken English
  • Excellent Management skills
  • Able to build and develop capacity of others

Additional Skills & Competences

  • A team player with excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • A good command of both written and spoken English
  • Excellent Management skills
  • Able to build and develop capacity of others

How To Apply

For Applications, please submit your CV (curriculum vitae) and a cover letter to Patrick Byamukama at uganda.careers@oneworldhealth.com, subject line “Masindi Hospital Administrator Application".  The position is open until filled, and shortlisted applicants will be contacted for further interviews and assessments within two weeks of submitting an application. Due to the volume of applications received, we will only be responding to shortlisted candidates. 

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