Non-profit Jobs – Continuous Quality Improvement Coordinator at Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

Organisation: Makerere
University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)
Duty
Station:
  Kayunga, Uganda
Reports
to:
Deputy PEPFAR Program Manager
Position
Number:
MUWRP – 008
About
US:
The Makerere
University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a non-profit HIV research program
that was established in 2002 as a result of a memorandum of understanding
between Makerere University and The Henry M. Jackson foundation for Advancement
of Military Medicine Inc. of USA (HJF). The primary purpose of MUWRP is to
develop, evaluate and provide interventions to mitigate disease threats of
public health importance to Uganda. Activities include; vaccine development and
building of vaccine testing capability in Uganda, conducting of epidemiological
and basic research and provision of HIV Treatment, care and support in Kayunga,
Mukono and Buvuma Districts.
Job
Summary:
  The Continuous Quality
Improvement Coordinator will offer technical support to the MUWRP PEPFAR
program to provide capacity building and mentorship to health workers in
districts supported by MUWRP to develop and implement quality improvement
activities.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The incumbent will develop and implement a
systematic data quality audit plan and conduct data quality checks to inform
quality of the HIV care and treatment program including TB.
·        
Regularly analyze district program activities to
identify CQI gaps and generate program improvement activities.
·        
Establish and support operationalization of CQI
teams at facility and district level.
·        
Develop and monitor implementation of program
quality improvement measures
·        
Provide technical guidance and mentorship to
health facilities for CQI and systems improvement.
·        
Support sites to understand flow charts and
process analysis for system improvement.
·        
Support the sites to identify creative and
innovative ways of capturing, presenting and utilizing data for program
improvement.
·        
Prepare and submit quarterly progress reports
highlighting CQI and system improvement areas addressed, technical assistance
needs, lessons learnt and best practices.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicants for this job opportunity should
preferably hold a Degree in Medicine and Registered with the Dental and Medical
Practitioners Council
·        
A minimum of three years’ experience working with
HIV/TB programs
·        
Prior experience in capacity building through
mentorship and providing technical assistance
·        
Demonstrated ability to think creatively and
strategically to recommend program process and systems improvements.
·        
Ability to recognize and address potential gaps
and challenges before they become problematic.
·        
Strong desire to see efforts through a process of
change to successful completion.
·        
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
·        
Experience working on a clinical research setting
will be of an added advantage.
·        
Ability to work and live in a rural setting and to
travel on water
How
to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should download the application form, download here, attach
it together with application letters, CVs, Photocopies of academic
qualifications and three professional referees. The position number (Check top
of advert) and preferred location should clearly be stated in the application
letter.
Please send applications
to:
The Human
Resources and Administration Manager
Makerere
University Walter Reed Project
Plot 42 Nakasero
Road.
P.O. Box
16524 Kampala. Uganda
Deadline:
18th January 2016

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