Deputy National Quality of Care Coordinator in Nairobi Area - Oxford Epidemiology Services

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Oxford Epidemiology Services LLC (Oxford Epi) provides high quality strategic consulting to donor agencies, governments, international development and civil society organizations. Our mission is to harness the power and potential of technology and innovation to meet basic needs of communities worldwide, thereby enabling people to thrive in their environments. Our staff can rapidly deploy to deliver technical assistance, conduct research and/or program evaluations, and transform field data into actionable insight quickly to give our clients a powerful edge for evidence-based decision making. The result-- we miss fewer opportunities to have a positive impact on lives.
Recruiter from sector Health / Nutrition, From 1 to 10 workers

    About this job ad 25 March


  • Negotiable
  • Location

  • Nairobi, Nairobi Area
  • Description

  • In close collaboration with the National Quality of Care Coordinator at NASCOP, the Deputy National Quality of Care Coordinator will support all activities related to the management of the Differentiated Care Quality and Efficiency Collaborative to be launched in early 2017 that will focus on improving the cost and outcomes of HIV testing, treatment and retention of PLHA on ART. Key responsibilities include:
    • Work in close collaboration with the NASCOP Technical Advisors for adult and pediatric ART, PMTCT, HTS, MARPs, and others
    • Serve as Secretary of the Collaborative Improvement Steering Committee
    • Initiates and maintain quality improvement activities with county and sub-county management and supervisory bodies
    • Builds Quality Improvement capacity of county and sub-county supervisors
    • Conducts supervisory visits to health facilities with county and sub-county supervisors
    • Provides assistance to the process of adaptation of national ART guideline within health facilities involved in the Collaborative Improvement activity
    • Plan and manage logistics and content of all Learning Sessions
    • Helps to plan and manage all content for coaching of health facility staff during Action Periods (in between Learning Sessions)
    • Oversea timely and regular coaching visits to teams at all health facilities included in the Collaborative Improvement activity
    • Ensure timely documentation of all activities and progress of health facility teams at all Collaborative Improvement sites
    • Helps to manage data collection, monitoring, analysis and reporting for all Collaborative Quality Improvement sites
    • Facilitates the development of periodic team action plans at all Collaborative Quality Improvement sites
    • Collaborates, supports, and communicates regularly and effectively with all relevant bodies and technical working groups within NASCOP, and with all Oxford Epi/Kenya staff and consultants
    • In collaboration with the National Quality of Care Coordinator, produces monthly progress reports of activities to be shared with the Head of NASCOP;
    • Writes and edits other necessary correspondences and documents/reports as needed
    • Works closely with relevant NASCOP bodies to ensure integration of the Collaborative Quality Improvement Approach at all levels of implementation (site, sub-county, county, national) and along the HIV cascade (testing, treatment, viral load suppression)
    • Fosters and maintains relationships with local partners in HIV/AIDS Care and Support
    • Identifies and develops local champions in quality improvement
    • Works closely with the National Quality of Care Coordinator at NASCOP to update quality improvement tools
    • Performs other duties as assigned
    • Medical Doctor or Degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, Education, Sociology, or other related field
    • Masters’ Degree in Public health, Social sciences, education. Sociology or other related field will be an added advantage
    • Work experience with the Kenyan healthcare delivery system
    • 5 to 7 years’ work experience, including management level experience in international projects
    • Trained in clinical management of HIV/AIDS
    • Sound understanding and recent experience in implementing modern quality improvement approaches
    • Experience in process analysis, and in designing assessment tools
    • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with diverse teams and effectively communicate new, complex and/or sensitive topics;
    • Experience in the set up and use of electronic data collection and real time data management systems
    • Experience working in counties either as service provider or supervisor
    • Advanced written communication: proposal development, report writing, report preparation;
    • Experience with Microsoft Office products including Excel, and the Internet
    • Fluent in English and Swahili
    Send CV, cover letter, and Biodata Form to email below.
  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minimum level of education: Ph.D.
  • Years of experience: 6
  • Language(s): English ,Swahili
  • Availability for travel: Yes
  • Availability for change of residence: No


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  • Deputy National Quality of Care Coordinator in Nairobi, Nairobi Area

  • Recruiter

    Oxford Epidemiology Services
  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Temporary contract

  • Salary


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