Fresher Quality Improvement Officer Jobs – Mengo Hospital

Job Title:        Quality Improvement Officer
Organization: Mengo Hospital
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Quality
Improvement Coordinator  
About US:
Mengo Hospital was founded in 1897 in Kampala, and is the oldest
hospital in Uganda. It currently serves as an urban community hospital that
provides modern medical care. Mengo Hospital provides comprehensive care
including radiology, obstetrics, dentistry, orthopedics, and surgery.
Additionally, Mengo Hospital provides critical training and education to health
professionals through its various programs in midwifery and nursing, health
sciences, and laboratory technology. Mengo Hospital also has a dedicated
research and development team that works to find new solutions to health issues
in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Quality
Improvement Officer will support the Quality Improvement Coordinator to work
with the other technical team to effectively implement, document and report
Quality Improvement activities to strengthen quality of health care services
at  Mengo Hospital as per the National
and WHO Standards.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Provide QI coaching support to the
    different teams to promote the use of the model for improvement and 5S
    methodologies
  • Prepare and submit monthly and quarterly
    QI work plans and reports
  • Coordinate regular assessments and
    monitoring visits to ensure compliance to MOH service delivery standards
  • Support ward managers to coordinate and
    facilitate monthly facility performance review and quality improvement
    meetings
  • The incumbent will support the ward
    managers and Heads of Departments to coordinate quarterly integrated QI
    coaching and mentorship activities for the health facility in the
    respective departments.
  • Coordinate quarterly cluster QI learning
    sessions in collaboration with the ward managers
  • Coordinate the documentation and
    dissemination of QI success stories at all levels within the Hospital.
  • Provide support in the assessment and
    strengthening of infection control and waste management activities at all
    facilities
  • Provide oversight and coordination of
    client satisfaction surveys, providing support to services for the
    development, implementation and collation of surveys, analysis and
    reporting of results



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Quality
    Improvement Officer job opportunity should preferably hold a Bachelors’
    Degree of Science Nursing / Double Registered Nurse /Midwife
  • Possession of a valid registration
    certificate from the relevant regulatory bodies
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in
    implementing Quality Improvement approaches in a similar position
  • Excellent communication or interpersonal
    skills are desired
  • Should have training skills and
    presentation skills,
  • Excellent report writing monitoring and
    evaluation skills
  • Good computer skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their
application letters attached with a CV, copies of academic/training
certificates and testimonials, professional membership certificates indicating
three (3) referees and a reliable e-mail /telephone contact, addressed to:
Medical Director,
Mengo Hospital,
P.O. Box 7161, Kampala. Uganda
E-mail to:
jobs@mengohospital.org
Deadline: 15th
September 2017
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