2 Fresher Jobs – Continuous Quality Improvement Officer (1) & Locum (1) – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)


Job Title:    Continuous Quality
Improvement Officer (1) & Locum (1) (2 Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Rakai
Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Duty Station: Kalisizo,


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 Continuous Quality Improvement Officer (1)
& Locum (1) will support the Functions of the CQI and Quality assurance as
guided by the PEPFAR, MOH National quality Improvement Framework and the RHSP
CQI implementation Plan.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

ensure presence of functional QI teams at district, health sub-district and
facility levels.

provide and support the District Health Teams (DHT) in training and mentorship
of staff on service guidelines and standard operating procedures.

To support the DHT to conduct regular data use meetings at the health facility

support the district teams to conduct regular performance reviews and learning
sessions at facility, CSO and district level.

implement the continuous quality improvement initiatives in line with the
National QIF 2015/2016 -2019/2020.

participate and regularly monitor progress of quality improvement projects at
health facilities, maintain the QI data base and compile reports on best
practices learnt from them.

support the districts, write abstracts for conference and success stories in
any thematic areas under our support

support regular reporting for quality improvement initiatives.

support district/ facilities to achieve 95% of the target for the paediatric
collaborative indicators, support regular data collection processes, reporting
and entry into IP & National QI dashboard.

support formation of psychosocial groups at facility and at district level to
address retention & VL suppression gaps. Support reporting of PSS
indicators in HMIs tools, Viral Load data using data collection tools and

support conducting of Root Cause Analysis for different program area gaps and
put up interventions tailored to the actual cause.

other duties that may be assigned by either the supervisor.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a University Degree in nursing or Diploma in Nursing and
Clinical Medicine or comprehensive nursing.

of Ministry of Health and Local Government Structures.

of DHIS 2 and PEPFAR MER2.3 indicators.

At least
two years in Quality Improvement work experience in a busy health setting with
a major role of preparing activity reports and accountabilities.

to work in rural areas and execute work with minimal or no supervision and
remain accountable.

knowledge in statistical analysis, Data Management, Research & Quality

Office package computer skills.

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


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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