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KNH seeks new CEO to replace Lily Koros

Kenyatta National Hospital is seeking to recruit a chief executive officer to replace Lily Koros who was suspended in March 2018 following a brain surgery mixup at the institution.

Surgery was done on the wrong patient in February 2018 following faulty labelling.

A month earlier, there were allegations of pregnant women being raped as they went to breastfeed their newborns in the nursery. 

The KNH board appointed Thomas Mutie the acting CEO following Koros’s suspension.

Read: Rape claim by nursing mum at KNH sparks social media uproar

The applicant should be a holder of Bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery or its equivalent and a Master’s in a health-related field from recognised institutions.

He or she should be a registered practitioner with the medical practitioners and dentists board, have not less than 15 years of relevant work experience with at least 10 years in senior management or a leadership position.

The applicants key responsibilities include formulating strategies and business plans and prudent management of resources for the achievement of the hospital’s mandate.

ReadKNH CEO Lily Koros sent on compulsory leave over brain surgery saga

Others responsibilities include establishing, strengthening and overseeing inter-institutional collaboration and strategic partnerships.

Candidates will be required to satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution and obtain a certificate of good conduct from the DCI, clearance certificate from Helb and a tax compliance certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority.

The appointment is for a period of three years and is renewable for a further term of three years based on performance.

Applications will only be accepted on the e-recruitment portal.

Applications should be sent not later than January 18, 2019.

SeeKNH suspends surgical staff after brain operation on wrong patient

Also Read:Doctors defend KNH surgeon who operated on wrong patient

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