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Quality Improvement Officer (05 Post) Jobs at MDH

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Quality Improvement Officer (05 Post) Jobs at MDH Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose primary aim is to contribute to address public health priorities of the people of Tanzania and the world at large. These priorities include: communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child health (RMNCH); Nutrition; Non-Communicable Diseases of public health significance; as well as Health System Strengthening. MDH strongly believes in and works in partnership with various local and global institutions, Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC); President’s Office Regional Authorities and Local Government (PORALG); donor agencies; academic and non-academic institutions; implementing partners; civil society, community-based and faith-based organizations and others.  

Quality Improvement Officer (05 Post) Jobs at MDH

MDH in collaboration with Muleba, Ngara, Misenyi, Karagwe, Bukoba, Muleba, Kyerwa and Biharamulo District Councils; Bukoba RRH, Biharamulo DDH, Ndolage, ST. Mary’s Isingiro, Izimbya, Nyakaiga, Kagondo, Mugana, Rulenge, Rubya, and Nyakahanga Hospitals together with Bukoba Municipal Council to apply for the following posts (NB: These positions are only for the current Subgrantee Staff and Volunteers working under MDH Kagera region Only). 

Job Title Quality Improvement Officer (05 Post)
Location Any of the Districts Council in Kagera region
Reports to District Aids Control Coordinator

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Supporting the respective districts in establishments of functional quality improvement teams (QIT) at the respective facilities and district.
  • Supporting the facilities/district teams in identifying areas for improvement and assist the teams to prepare plans for improvement.
  • Supporting follow up and implementation of quality improvement teams at the respective districts.
  • Assisting facilities and program staff to plan, conduct evaluation and survey to identify gaps at the facilities and respective districts.
  • Facilitating onsite monthly and district quarterly meeting to share challenges and success in implementation of quality improvement projects within the respective districts.
  • In collaboration with CHMT conducting quarterly supportive supervision in respective district and conduct mentorship on the identified gaps and challenges found during supervision.
  • Ensuring national and program priorities on Quality Improvement are implemented as per set goals based on project work plan.
  • Working closely with CHMT, District QI Team Coordinator and Program Managers in building capacity of health care workers on Quality improvement.
  • Developing QI initiatives and strengthening WIT (Working Improvement Teams) in the other units.
  • Working closely with CHMT in improving quality of care through regular provision of feedback and communication to the respective facilities and district teams.
  • Weekly, monthly and quarterly report writing. 
  • Performing any other task assigned by supervisor. 

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills

  • At least a Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in Medicine, Nursing or related field with relevant national registration.
  • At least two (2) years of experience working in public health programs/ services.
  • At least one-year experience in implementing quality improvement activities. 
  • Experience in writing reports, best practices and lessons learned.
  • Excellent command of Swahili and English languages, in written and oral communication.
  • Experience in basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Power point and internet.
  • Ability to work under pressure and stringent deadlines.

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