Integrated NCD Program Quality Improvement Coordinator

Organization
Global Health Corps
Location
Rwinkwavu, Rwanda
Job Type
Fellowship
Deadline for Applications
01/17/2018
Contact Information
apply@ghcorps.org

Overview

The Integrated Non-communicable Disease (INCD) Quality Improvement Coordinator will be responsible for leading the ground implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of INCD quality improvement projects at local health centers and district hospitals, designed to raise the quality of processes for INCD healthcare provided to patients. Under the supervision of the INCD Associate Director, the coordinator will work directly with teams in the INCD, Mentorship and Enhanced Supervision – Quality Improvement (MESH-QI,) Health Information System (HIS), and Ministry of Health (MOH) programs, at both the district hospital and health center levels, to implement selected QI projects and regularly disseminate the findings to this forum.

At the end of the fellowship period, the findings will be leveraged to develop a quality improvement framework for INCD that can be applied to other health facilities in the Partners In Health (PIH)-supported districts and throughout the country.

Eligible Citizenship: USA
Position Code: R07-Int
Job Function: Data Analysis / Statistics, Monitoring and Evaluation / Quality Improvement
Issue Area: Health System Strengthening, Noncommunicable Diseases

Responsibilities

Collect, summarize, and distill data related to the QI projects under implementation; leverage findings to support program enhancements and larger growth strategy
Support the program in any required duty surrounding QI
Travel to health centers in the three district hospitals and supervise the use of clinical quality forms
Design and supervise the filing system for INCD health centers
Collaborate with the INCD Electronic Medical Records program assistant to organize periodic workshops to share the findings of screening and quality improvement with relevant teams
Participate in the MESH and screening debriefing meetings
Receive QI mentorship oriented to INCDs

Skills & Experience

Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

Master’s degree in public health, nursing, or paramedical discipline*
Strong qualitative and quantitative data analysis skills*
Demonstrated experience with quality improvement and/or monitoring and evaluation projects*
Strong facility with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint*
Experience working with multidisciplinary team to achieve shared goals and objectives*
Professional proficiency in English  (knowledge of French is an advantage)
Public speaking skills, including trainings or presentations
Enthusiasm for global health
Strong organizational skills and detail orientation
Demonstrated maturity and good judgment

Additional Information

Go to the following link to learn how to apply for the fellowship: https://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/