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
  • 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
  • The ideal candidate for the District
    Quality Improvement Officer job placement should preferably hold a
    Bachelors of Statistics, Public Health, Health Services Management or
  • 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

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