26 April 2017

2 Entry Level District Quality Improvement Officer Non-profit Careers - Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Organisation: Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Sub-regional Quality improvement Manager

About US:
Rakai Health Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization. It 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 District of Rakai, South Western Uganda. It is based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute - Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai District.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Ensure presence of functional QI teams at district and facility levels
  • Assist the DHT in training and mentorship of staff on service guidelines and standard operating procedures
  • Provide support to the DHT to conduct regular data review meetings at the district and facility level
  • Support health facilities to hold monthly data use meetings
  • Coordinate the quarterly district QI sharing sessions
  • Provide support in reporting on QI activities to IP and to the MOH DQA department
  • Assist the DHT conduct regular performance evaluation and supportive supervision of facilities following agreed standard procedures

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the District Quality Improvement Officer job placement should preferably hold a Bachelors of Statistics, Public Health, Health Services Management or equivalent
  • At least two years’ experience in Information Systems (HMIS, DHIS & OpenMRS );
  • Good mentoring skills;
  • Team Leader;
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of Local Government Structures
  • Working knowledge of MER 2.1 PEPFAR indicators will be an additional advantage;
  • Riding Skills with a valid permit;
  • Willingness to work in a rural area
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Background training in a medical field will be an added advantage
  • Age: 25-40 years

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their application letter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (CV) with three recognizable referees to:

The Human Resource Manager,
Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, Kalisizo, Rakai, Uganda


Send by E-mail to: jobs@rhsp.org

Deadline: 28th April 2017

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