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Hospital Executive Director at CURE International

  • Full Time
  • Blantyre
  • Salary: 00

CURE International

Job description

CURE International Children’s Hospitals is looking for the next Executive Director for our hospital located in Blantyre, Malawi. 

CURE is a faith-based non-profit organization operating a network of eight children’s hospitals throughout Africa and the Philippines. We provide world-class surgical care and intentional spiritual care to children living with treatable disabilities, all of which is free of charge to the patients and their families.

The Executive Director maintains overall accountability for the operational, financial, spiritual, and clinical health of the hospital, as well as any related programs within the country, and is the primary spokesperson and representative of CURE International, the hospital, and specialty programs in the local community and host nation. They serve as the primary liaison with CURE Corporate Headquarters (located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA), the host nation government of Malawi, and non-government entities within the country of Malawi in Africa.

Acting in a strategic and visionary capacity, the Executive Director seeks to equip, empower, and enforce the hospital management team to execute the functions assigned to their respective areas. Additionally, they are responsible for creating and cultivating a culture where hospital team members thrive in fulfilling CURE’s mission, vision, and values. 

If you are a highly-effective leader with significant experience in healthcare who is looking to make a difference in the lives of children across the globe, apply today to learn more!

Essential Duties

  • Facilitate strategic planning for the hospital. Lead the hospital team in the execution of the objectives and initiatives coming out of the strategic planning process.
  • Provide oversight to and directly support and uphold the Spiritual Director in the execution of the spiritual ministry program in accordance with the CURE Essential Standards for Spiritual Ministry.
  • Provide spiritual leadership to the hospital team to influence team members to accomplish God’s purposes through their work.
  • Support both nationals and expatriates in the following ways:
  • In conjunction with the Human Resources Manager/Director, facilitate the hiring of all staff necessary to operate the hospital and ensure adequate orientation and training of all new co-workers. Empower the hospital HR Manager to work closely with the Corporate Office Human Resources Department to establish fair hiring, performance review, and compensation policies and procedures.
  • In conjunction with the Corporate Human Resources Department and Global Outreach teams, maintain overall responsibility for the logistics and needs of both short-term and long-term expatriates and visitors to the hospital in an effort to ensure their personal success and value-add contributions to the hospital. Empower local team members to execute the logistical details in this regard.
  • Empower the Human Resources Manager/Director to ensure that all expatriate and local staff have the necessary paperwork (work permit, residence permit, medical license etc.) prior to starting work in accordance to the country’s law.
  • businesses, other NGOs, and government entities.
  • Maintain overall accountability for the management and maintenance and ongoing functionality and dependability of hospital facilities and equipment.
  • Maintain overall responsibility for the safety and security of patients, families, staff, and visitors by developing and implementing safety and security protocols and procedures.
  • Establish standards for practice management and patient ratification/experience and maintain the hospital’s policies and procedures consistent with SAFECARE standards and other relevant Ministry of Health/Medical Council’s guidelines.
  • Ensure compliance with all local laws. Monitor changes in the local legal landscape and ensure that the hospital is prepared for compliance with new laws.
  • In coordination with the Medical Director, ensure that the hospital maintains compliance with all country medical laws and statutes and CURE quality and patient care standards.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with governmental and non-governmental agencies and the larger local community. Develop and maintain memorandums of understanding (MOUs) that define and govern these relationships.

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management or related field.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience managing a multi-disciplinary, medium to large sized team of professionals and non-professionals.
  • Previous experience working in the healthcare industry for a minimum of 5 years is required.
  • Previous experience as an administrator in a hospital setting is strongly preferred.
  • Fluency in English required.
  • Knowledge of developing country settings and/or previous cross-cultural experience is strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of The Joint Commission or SafeCare accreditation process is preferred.
  • Fundraising experience and knowledge is a plus.
  • Demonstration of a mature Christian faith with a close personal relationship with the Lord as evidenced by a strong prayer life, a commitment to and love for the Word of God, and a call to evangelism.

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