19 Fresher Pediatric & Adolescent CQI Collaborative Coach Job Opportunities – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

 

Job Title:    Pediatric & Adolescent
CQI Collaborative Coaches (19 Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Rakai
Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Duty Station: Kyotera,
Kalangala, Rakai, Lwengo, Sembabule, Gomba, Uganda

 

About US:

Rakai Health
Sciences Program (RHSP) is a collaborative bio – medical research and service
delivery organization. RHSP strives to improve the quality of life of the local
population through a combination of community-based research, curative
services, and prevention strategies in the districts of South-central Uganda.

 

Job Summary:  The Pediatric & Adolescent CQI
Collaborative Coaches will work with assigned health facility staff to provide
mentorship for the scale up of Early Infant Diagnosis and linkage to care, case
finding of HIV positive children and adolescents, linking and initiating them
to optimal ART regimen, timely viral load monitoring, support for retention and
adherence using Quality Improvement (QI) approaches that will result in
attaining improved viral suppression. S/he will work in close collaboration
with district QI committees, District Health Teams (DHT), Facility QI and Work
Improvement Teams (WIT), facility in charges, ART and PMTCT teams, expert
clients (Mentor Mothers, YAPS and adolescent peers) to use facility-level data
to identify and address gaps along the HEI/EID & pediatric and adolescent
HIV clinical care cascade.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Develop
workplans and support supervision schedules for activities intended to support
the collaborative indicators.

·       
He/she
will work with the existing structures of the regional and district coaches to
support the coaching visits and monthly data use meetings.

·       
He/she
will build capacity of the paediatric focused coaches to implement strategies
that support achievement of the collaborative indicators.

·       
She/He
will be responsible for keeping the data base of all the improvement aims done
at facilities for the different paediatric collaborative indicators.

·       
Provide
technical guidance to the Paediatric coaches and the sites teams they work
with.

·       
Monitoring
collaborative field activities in the prioritized districts/ facilities.

·       
Budget
for the collaborative activities, workplans and review of accountabilities.

·       
Work
with district administrative structures to ensure smooth running of paediatric
collaborative activities.

·       
Support
data management for collaborative indicators & Prepare progress reports.

·       
Plan and
organize review meetings and learning sessions for the participating districts.

·       
Any
other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health or
Nursing from a recognized Institution .

·       
Must be
registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council or Nursing council.

·       
Must
have a valid practicing license.

·       
Successful
candidate will have experience in conducting targeted mentorship and coaching
activities along the pediatric, HEI/EID and adolescent HIV prevention, care and
treatment cascade using the current HIV care and treatment, eMTCT guidelines
and other available Ministry of Health guidelines and tools.

·       
Two
years’ service delivery experience, especially in HIV prevention, care, and
treatment; and quality improvement approaches at district and/or health
facility level.

·       
Clear
understanding of current Uganda ART guidelines, Differentiated Service Delivery
Models (DSDM) guidelines and pediatric ART optimization guidelines.

·       
Experience
in using data to improve program performance and/or supporting facility-based
quality improvement teams.

·       
Advanced
Office package computer skills.

·       
Ability
to ride a Motorcycle.

 

How to Apply:

All interested
candidates possessing the above attributes can send their; applications
including a cover letter, updated CV with 3 referees, and copies of academic
qualifications/certificates in One document (PDF/ Word), addressed to the HR
Manager to jobs@rhsp.org. Kindly indicate the job title in the subject line of
the email. Only online applications will be considered.

 

Deadline: Friday 27th November 2020 by 5:00pm

 

NB:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences Program.
Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.

 

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