RHSP Uganda Jobs 2021 – Fresher Continuous Quality Improvement Officer

RHSP Uganda Jobs 2021

Job Title: Fresher Continuous Quality Improvement Officer – RHSP Uganda Jobs 2021

Organization: Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Job Location: Mpigi Cluster

Reports to: Regional Manager CQI



Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP) Profile:

Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP) is a collaborative biomedical research and service delivery organization. RHSP strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a combination of community-based research, curative services and prevention strategies in the districts of South-central Uganda.



Job Profile:

To support the Functions of the CQI and Quality assurance as guided by the PEPFAR, MOH National quality Improvement Framework and the RHSP CQI implementation Plan.



Roles and Responsibilities:

  • To ensure presence of functional QI teams at district, health sub-district and facility levels.
  •  To provide and support the District Health Teams (DHT) in training and mentorship of staff on service guidelines and standard operating procedures..
  •  To support the DHT to conduct regular data use meetings at the health facility level.
  •  To support the district teams to conduct regular performance reviews and learning sessions at facility, CSO and district level.
  •  To implement the continuous quality improvement initiatives in line with the National QIF 2015/2016 -2019/2020.
  •  To participate and regularly monitor progress of quality improvement projects at health facilities, maintain the QI data base and compile reports on best practices learnt from them.
  • To support the districts, write abstracts for conference and success stories in any thematic areas under our support.
  •  To support regular reporting for quality improvement initiatives.
  •  To support district/ facilities to achieve 95% of the target for the paediatric collaborative indicators, support regular data collection processes, reporting and entry into IP & National QI dashboard.
  • To support formation of psychosocial groups at facility and at district level to address retention & VL suppression gaps. Support reporting of PSS indicators in HMIs tools, Viral Load data using data collection tools and dashboards.
  • To support conducting of Root Cause Analysis for different program area gaps and put up interventions tailored to the actual cause.
  •  Any other duties that may be assigned by either the supervisor



Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Diploma in Nursing and Clinical Medicine or Comprehensive Nursing.
  • Knowledge of Ministry of Health and Local Government Structures.
  • Knowledge of DHIS 2 and PEPFAR MER2.3 indicators
  •  Minimum of 2 years in Quality Improvement work experience in a busy health setting with a major role of preparing activity reports and accountabilities.
  • Willingness to work in rural areas and execute work with minimal or no supervision and remain accountable.
  • Demonstrable knowledge in statistical analysis, Data Management, Research & Quality Assurance.
  •  Advanced Office package computer skills.
  • Ability to ride a Motorcycle is MUST.



How To Apply for RHSP Uganda Jobs 2021

All interested candidates possessing the above attributes can send their applications including a cover letter, updated CV with 3 referees and copies of academic qualifications/certificates ( in one document (Word/PDF)) addressed to the HR Manager to jobs@rhsp.org. Kindly indicate the job title in the subject line of the email. Only online applications will be considered.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences Program. Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.

Deadline: 30th April 2021 at 5:00 pm



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