Ghana Health Service Jobs: Deputy Director (Clinical Service)

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7 Jun, 2010

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Healthcare Jobs in Ghana

Ghana Health Service is an autonomous Agency of the Ministry of Health responsible for providing and prudently managing comprehensive and accessible health service at Regional, District and Sub-district levels in accordance with approved national policies. To achieve this, the GHS must attract and appoint suitably qualified personnel to carry out its mandate at various operational levels. Ghana Heath Service recruits: Deputy Director (Clinical Service)

Job Description

Duration: The Appointment is for a renewable term of four (4) years
Coordinate clinical care programs and services
Ensure development of clinical proficiency in clinical services
Collaborate with HR to assess training needs and develop in-service training programs for clinical services
Collaborate with Clinical Engineering Department to assess equipment needs of health facilities
Participate in the review of the definition, type, level, and mix of clinical care services with the GHS
Facilitate the disseminationof clinical care information
Participate in policy development, analysis and review in the Ghana Health Service (GHS)
Contribute to the monitoring and evaluation of national health policies within the GHS
Participate in the development of medium/long tem strategies plans for the GHS
Prepare annual reports and other reports on the Department

The Ghana Health Service compensation package is competitve in the Public Sector

Required Skills or Experience

Applicants should have post-graduate qualification in their respective fields with 7 year experience as practitioners in their professionl fields
The last 3 years (5 years for first 3 positions) must be in a Management position preferably in the Public Health Sector
Evidence of leadership and continuous professional development or valid registration from the professional institution is necessary if applicants’ profession is regualated by law
Applicants must have considerable strategic, interpersonal and analytical skills with a deep understanding and appreciation of the strategic and operational challenges in the Health Sector
The ideal candidate must be performance driven and keen to achieve results
Candidates must be in the Health Profession


Applicants outside the GHS must be able to serve a full term of four (4) years effective 1 October 2010 before attaining the compulsory retiring age of 60years

How To Apply

Interested persons who meet the above requirement should submit six sets of an application made up of the following documents with the position applied for clearly written at the left corner of the envelope

Application letter
Curriculum vitae with names and addresses of two (2) referees
Copies of academic and professional certificates
Valid professional registration /license if profession is regulated by law
One (1) page Vision Statement on how applicant intends to respond to the GHS mission
Applications should be sent by hand or by courier to reach the address below. Further information is available on the GHS Website: or by phone 0302661354/0302661355/0244265600

The Director (HRD)
Ghana Health Service
Human Resource Directorate
Private Mail Bag
Ministries, Accra

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