2 Regional Clinical Quality Assurance Manager USAID RHVP Project Jobs – Abt Associates

Job Title:       Regional Clinical Quality
Assurance Manager (2 Job Careers)

Organisation: Abt

Project Name: USAID
Reproductive Health Voucher Program (RHVP)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Quality
Assurance Advisor

About Abt:

Abt Associates is an
international development organization composed of dedicated professionals who
provide technical assistance, research, analysis, and practical training
services in more than 128 countries. Abt seeks to implement a five-year project
funded by the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID).

About USAID RHVP Project:

Abt Associates is
implementing the five year Uganda Voucher Plus Activity (in its second year)
which is increasing access to safe motherhood services in private facilities in
Northern and Eastern Uganda by engaging private providers in contracts to
provide quality safe motherhood services to qualified impoverished women
presenting a voucher purchased in communities..

Job Summary: The
Regional Clinical Quality Assurance Manager will provide clinical mentorship
and technical support supervision of RMNCH activities in accredited Private
Health Facilities in line with MoH policy for CQI in MNCH.

Job Summary:  The Regional Clinical Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for
ensuring the overall quality service delivery, coordination and technical
supervision of all field activities under the Uganda Voucher Plus Activity in
the region.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Prepare and monitor the implementation
    of the monthly, quarterly and annual Voucher Plus Activity work plans as
    defined in the Activity’s scope of work to ensure access to high quality
    comprehensive obstetric care & FP services within the accredited
    health facilities in the region.
  • Directly manage, coach and mentor the
    regional GOI mentor midwives on all aspects of the Uganda Voucher Plus
    Activity by providing leadership for efficient and effective operational
    delivery of the voucher covered RMNCAH services.
  • Create and maintain good collaborative
    working relationships and linkages between the Voucher Plus Activity and
    her stakeholders including attending all relevant meetings that advance
    the Voucher plus agenda at both the District local governments and region.
  • Oversee the capacity building efforts
    for providers at accredited health facilities in the region to ensure
    adherence and maintenance of high quality standards of service delivery
    through needs assessments and development of QI plans to address the
    identified needs periodically.
  • Provide direct and regular technical
    support to all CEMONC facilities within the region to enhance access to
    comprehensive obstetric care services for voucher covered clients in the
  • Prepare and implement annual quality
    improvement plans for all accredited health facilities in the region
    through regular support supervision and mentorship visits as required.
  • Support providers to create and support
    client/patient referral from BEMONC to CEMONC and follow up linkages at
    all accredited health facilities in the region to ensure access to all
    voucher covered services.
  • Support all accredited health facilities
    to access & use MOH registers and HMlS booklets to ensure monthly
    reporting to districts as required.
  • Support and link accredited health
    facilities to access FP commodities, AFlVs for EMTCT, vaccines for
    childhood immunization etc, within the districts by working closely with
    DHO‘s offices.
  • Oversee the implementation of corrective
    QI recommendations arising from the annual Clinical Audits for the Voucher
    Plus accredited health facilities within the region to ensure achievement
    of the expected RMNCH Standards.
  • Prepare and submit accurate, complete
    and timely periodic reports on all voucher Plus activities in the region.
  • Perform any other duties as directed by
    your supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the USAID
    Regional Clinical Quality Assurance Manager job placement should hold a
    medical degree (MBchB from a recognized University)
  • Completion of internship and
    registration with the Uganda Medical & Dental Practitioners Council
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in
    Obstetrics and Gynecology or Public Health will be an added advantage
  • Specific training and or experience in
    RMCH technical areas is added advantage
  • A minimum of three years of experience
    in a supervisory position managing maternal & reproductive health
    programs in reputable NGOs (desirable)
  • Previous exposure and experience as a
    practicing clinician/surgeon in a busy CEMONC facility
  • Experience working with private health
    sector providers (desirable)
  • Experience working with District local
    governments and other local players in health(desirable)
  • Proven abilities to plan and implement
    capacity building activities and workshops
  • Previous exposure and experience in
    mentorship and coaching providers on clinical and medical Issues
  • Advanced written, presentation, and
    communication skills in English
  • Ability and willingness to travel
    extensively in the region
  • Understanding of Eastern and Northern
    Ugandan dialects (desirable)
  • Must be Ugandan national

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the USAID Project are
encouraged to apply online at the links below.

Mbale, Click

Gulu, Click

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