Quality Improvement Advisor - King Cetshwayo

Quality Improvement Advisor - King Cetshwayo

Tower Group Ltd

Quality Improvement Advisor - King Cetshwayo

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Reference: CPT003186-CD-1 Quality Improvement Advisor - King Cetshwayo TB HIV Care (THC), in existence since 1929, is an internationallyrecognisednon-profitorganisation. TB HIV Care provides health care services throughout South Africa to both the general population and communities at increased risk for HIV and TB, including adolescent girls and young women, sex workers and people who use drugs. TB HIV Care provides a stimulating work environment and the opportunity to work with leaders in the field of HIV and TB prevention and care. Our work culture is adapted to the constantly-evolving South African health care environment and will suit solution-driven team players interested in opportunities for career development while working to connect people with care. Purpose of the position The quality improvement (QI) advisor will manage a dynamic team to optimise programme performance using QI methodology. A proactive approach to the coordination and management of QI methodology will enhance TB surveillance deliverables. The incumbent will provide mentoring, coaching, guidance, coordination of QI methodology-linked activities. There is a close working collaboration that includes QI coaches, QA/I managers plus core facility (DoH / THC)-based role players. Main job tasks, duties and responsibilities 1. Quality improvement (QI) methodology in health care Provide QI methodology support to stakeholder teams and QI coaches: Analyse and interpret data to identify opportunities for improvement Support and monitor quality improvement projects in stakeholder-based TB programme Build a quality improvement environment with stakeholders Conduct training and learning sessions relating to QI methodology Support QI coaches with facility-based QI activities Provide technical assistance to stakeholder QI teams and QI coaches Mentor QI coaches to conduct interventions towards achieving the multi-facility QI project aims including: Use data to identify bottlenecks and underlying causes Develop, test and disseminate change ideas to close gaps Track data over time to draw periodic reports Display QI activities and run charts at facility-level Assist facilities to develop SOP’s for implementing successful change ideas Author reports, maintain records of all working procedures, development and implementation of new procedures and standards Follow-up on the implementation of changes Guide stakeholders in the development, implementation and measuring of QI initiatives Support QI coaches with the identification of areas for intervention and report on QI successes Support the use of prescribed data tools to track progress within and across project facilities at facility or sub-district level 2. Mentoring Work closely with the QI coaches and stakeholder to maintain QI methodology activities across all facilities Provide QI methodology coaching and mentoring as required, to transfer QI skills Support the facilitate QI-linked training and learning sessions as per work plan and stakeholder needs Apply adult education methodology Conduct ongoing feed-back sessions with THC managers and employees 3. Liaison with stakeholders Liaise with internal and external role players and maintain a current understanding on all aspects of QI methodology, including policy and guidelines Education and experience Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences or post-basic nursing education qualification Accredited post-graduate qualification in management Certificate in quality improvement (QI) methodology is essential 3-5 years’ post-basic experience in QI methodology within the district health system (HAST and TB) 3 years in a management or supervisory position Proficiency in district health data management systems (i.e.TIER.net, Web-DHIS, THIS data) Fluent in English and Afrikaans/ isiXhosa Valid driver’s licence Clear criminal record Ability to travel within the King Cetshwayo region Key skills and competencies Conversant with South Africa’s National Strategic Plan on HIV, TB and STIs 2017–2022 (NSP) and the Treatment and Retention Acceleration Plan (TRAP) Knowledge of government guidelines and protocols for HIV and AIDS management Previous work experience in NGOs or funded programmes Must have experience in TB and HIV prevention and management A proven track record in delivering QI interventions Flexibility to work at a number of geographically dispersed sites Very good interpersonal skills Ability to trouble shoot and problem solve Advanced negotiating skills Closing Date: 14 October 2019 165-062 NPO PBO 930052409 2015/122776/08 R Market Related - Monthly

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