2 Quality Officer Career Jobs – Uganda Healthcare Federation (UHF)

Organisation: Uganda Healthcare Federation (UHF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Uganda
Healthcare Federation (UHF) is an ‘association of associations’ umbrella
organization representing the interests of the private health sector in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Quality Officer will manage the quality
improvement system that aims to support basic healthcare providers in
resource-restricted settings to go through stepwise structured improvement
programs, to deliver safe and quality-secured care to their patients, according
internationally recognized standards.)
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Take part in conducting quality standards
    assessments including capturing and reviewing the assessment data and
    reporting;
  • Coordinate and work closely with stakeholders
    to ensure timely implementation of planned activities
  • Offer technical support in the development of
    quality improvement plans for the health facilities
  • Regular monitoring of progress towards
    achieving j the planned quality improvement activities and providing
    technical support to facilities
  • Take part in the training and mentoring of
    facilitators, provision of training on quality improvement and technical
    assistance to facilities
  • Responsible for managing, archiving of
    assessment data and the assessment certification process
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Quality Officer jobs
    should hold Degrees in health related field e.g. Medicine, Nursing,
    Laboratory, Pharmacy or any related science from a recognized institution.
    Possession of a postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage
  • At least three years’ field experience
    working at a Hospital or Clinic
  • Broad working knowledge of the Health system
    in the country including the private sector
  • Proven skills on the concepts of quality
    improvement approaches in health care
  • Computer literacy skills including use of
    Microsoft office suite, database interactions and web applications
  • Capable of interacting professionally and
    constructively with different levels of the facilities in the national
    health system
  • Possess good interpersonal and team-building
    skills, ability to work effectively with different levels of professional
    cadres
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    in English is mandatory, local languages an advantage
  • Self driven, initiative taking
    professionalism is an asset for this position
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to
    travel covering all regions of Uganda and work in challenging environment
    for long periods, occasionally over the weekend and evenings, experience
    an advantage.
  • Possession of coaching and mentoring
    experience is an added advantage
How to Apply: 
All
suitably qualified candidates should send comprehensive applications containing
a cover letter and an up to date CVs (less than 4 pages) including daytime
telephone numbers by email to info@uhfug.com. The complete applications should
include three contactable referees (with day time telephone numbers) all of
whom should have supervised you, taught you or known you, through work.
Relatives may not be listed as a reference. Only successfully candidates will
be contacted.
Deadline: Friday, 5th February 2016

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