Quality Assurance Officer job at Population Services International

Population Services International

Quality Assurance Officer job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 01 June 2022

Hiring Organization: Population Services International

Job Details:

Job title: Quality Assurance Officer (Temporary For 6 Months)
Department: Programs
Based At: Psiu Central Region Office
Reports To: Health Services Coordinator
Start Date: June 2022

Who We Are
Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We are a diverse group of over 5,000 entrepreneurial development professionals located in over 40 countries committed to making it easier for all people to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire. PSI is using it’s global presence and 50+ years of experience to help reimagine healthcare. We are working to shape market systems, shift policy and funding, and strengthen global capacity to better support consumer empowered healthcare.

Join us!
We are looking for 6 suitable candidates to take on the role of Temporary Quality Assurance Officer to Support the scale up of the moment of truth through training and conducting mentorships to public sector providers in selected facilities to improve access and quality of services to women who opt for DMPA SC self-injection as a method of choice for contraception.

The Temporary Quality Assurance Officers will support mapping and onboarding of selected sites within selected districts for scale up and support the creation of an enabling environment in each of the site to provide quality Family Planning services to their clients.

Sound like you? Read on. Your contribution
• To support the training of public sector providers in selected facilities in DMPA-SC Self injection and the moment of truth.
• Conduct mentorship visits to service providers in the scale up selected facilities to ensure quality and client safety, and integration of the moment of truth during service provision.
• Coaching and mentorship of public sector providers in data management while ensuring timely submission of quality monthly reports to the districts and other reporting channels.
• Check continuously and monitor adherence to approved standard operational procedures and protocols, and data quality procedures and protocols by participating facilities and providers in the project and develop action plans to address the identified gaps.
• Provide periodic updates on ongoing activities by participating in PSIU led meetings & partner engagements with weekly and monthly reports.
• Lead the coordination and monitor functionality of the one warehouse one facility strategy to ensure public facilities forecast, order, receive and maintain adequate stocks of DMPA -SC.
• Support the planning and implementation of performance meetings at district level with trained health providers/facilities to review evidence and learnings.
• Contribute to the documentation of key learnings and evidence that will add to the knowledge base on DMPA-SC for self-injection.
• Prepare and submit, weekly, monthly and quarterly activity progress reports on all SRH services as per set project deliverables.
• Perform any other duties as directed by your supervisor

What are we looking for?
• Diploma in midwifery or Clinical medicine
• Valid registration with a professional regulatory body
• At least 3 years of experience with demonstrated ability to work with various partners including
• Ministry of Health (MoH), Local governments, CBOs and other NGOs.
• Experience working with public providers in SRH service delivery is highly desirable
• Previous experience in training and mentorships for clinical services particularly SRH and DMPA SI Services.
• Vast knowledge and experience in Quality Improvement approaches in the Uganda Health care system
• Computer literate with understanding of Microsoft word, excel, power Point and internet use.
• Residence in the district of implementation is an added advantage

Key competencies
• Demonstrated ability to work well on a team as well as individually.
• Excellent communication, written and presentation skills.
• Report writing skills (timely and accurate)
• Work-plan development and budgetary skills.
• Capacity building skills for partners.
• Medical detailing skills.
• The Candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:
• Measurement: Evidence, research. metrics and evaluation inform our choices
• Pragmatism: We strive for excellence, but useful and timely are better than perfect
• Honesty: We act with integrity, share what we achieve, and admit when we fail
• Collaboration: Active partnering drives impact
• Trust: We have confidence in our people to make good decisions
• Commitment: We build local capacity and programs that last.

Application procedure

Interested candidates should email their cover letter addressed to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, PSIU, and an updated CV ONLY to apply@psiug.org indicating the Job title in the subject of the email.
Inclusion of your salary expectation in your cover letter is a key requirement. Submission of certified academic papers is compulsory.
Applications should reach us not later than 5.00pm (1700H) on Wednesday June 1st, 2022.
Applications received will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible!
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Date Posted: 2022-05-22




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