Quality Assurance Officer Jobs – Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council (UNMC)

Job Title:     Quality
Assurance Officer
Organization: Uganda
Nurses and Midwives Council (UNMC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Quality
Assurance Manager
About US:
The Uganda Nurses
and Midwives Council is a semi-autonomous Health Professional Regulatory and
supervisory body under the Ministry of Health established by Uganda Nurses and
Midwives Act, 1996(CAP 276) with the mandate to set and regulate standards
training and practice of Nursing and Midwifery professions in Uganda for public
health safety.
Job Summary:    The Quality Assurance Officer will assist in
developing, enforcing and monitoring the professional standards in the Nursing
& Midwifery fraternity
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure compliance of Standards in all aspects of the delivery of
    Council mandates
  • Coordinate activities of Health Supervisory Authorities at regional
    and district levels
  • To ensure feedback on recommended courses of action for standards
    compliance
  • To participate in the planning and budgeting process of the
    department
  • To participate in project proposal writing
  • Advise on the existing standard operating procedures and how to
    improve them;
  • To participate in inspections to monitor standards in medical
    facilities and training institutions;
  • To participate in local, regional and sectoral surveys to establish
    the level of compliance;
  • To Work with training institutions to review and update standards
    for nursing and midwifery training
  • Write reports on inspections, monitoring activities and making
    recommendations to management
  • Keenly review and propose any changes in the Quality Assurance
    policies of the Council
  • Guide Secretariat on Quality Assurance and control aspects
  • Perform any other duties as assigned from time to time, in line with
    the position



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, or a
    health related field from a recognized University
  • Training in leadership and management, or Project Planning and
    Management or Project Monitoring and evaluation from a recognized awarding
    institution is desirable
  • A minimum of two years of pre or post graduate experience in a
    similar or related position in a reputable organization
  • Experience dealing with Quality Assurance and Control aspects in a
    busy organization is an added advantage
Competencies:
  • Quality orientation
  • Creativity and innovative thinking
  • Good decision making and judgment
  • Ethical and confidentiality skills
  • Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations governing the nursing
    fraternity
  • Teamwork and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Project writing, monitoring and evaluation
How to Apply:
All interested
applicants should submit their applications with the relevant testimonials,
certificates and at least three referees two of whom should be current
work/station supervisors and one personal to the address below;
The Registrar,
Uganda Nurses and
Midwives Council,
P.O Box 4046,
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 4th July 2019 by 5:00pm
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