Aga Khan Hospital Specialist JCIA Spetialist Jobs in Kenya

Aga Khan Health Services: With community health programmes in large geographical areas in Central and South Asia, as well as East Africa, and more than 200 health facilities including nine hospitals, the Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS) is one of the most comprehensive private not-for-profit health care systems in the developing world.

Building on the Ismaili Community's health care efforts in the first half of the 20th century, AKHS now provides primary health care and curative medical care in Afghanistan, India, Kenya, Pakistan, and Tanzania, and provides technical assistance to government in health service delivery in Kenya, Syria and Tajikistan. More information......

Reporting to: the Head of Performance Improvement Team, the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing both quality improvement, patient safety initiatives and safe Care.

The requirements

  • Interprets and implements quality assurance standards in the hospital to ensure quality care to patients, while monitoring and supporting quality improvement plans in collaboration with Head of PIT.
  • Reviews quality assurance standards, studies existing hospital policies and procedures, and interviews hospital personnel and patients to evaluate quality.
  • Writes and updates quality assurance policies and procedures, as required.
  • Reviews and evaluates patients' open and closed medical records, applying quality assurance criteria.
  • Selects specific topics for review, such as problem procedures, drugs, high volume cases, high risk cases or other factors.
  • Performs data aggregation, analysis, validation as per required standards, Compiles statistical data and writes narrative reports summarizing quality assurance findings.
  • Oversee and facilitate JCIA chapters' preparation by reinforcing and auditing standards and safe
    practices on the ground.
  • Reviews patient records, applying utilization review criteria, to determine need for admission and continued stay in hospital.
  • Performs clinical audits to ensure provision of safe patient care as per best practices.
  • Attends to morbidity and mortality review meetings and follow action plans to closed identified gaps in preventable cases.
  • Initiates quality projects, process of Root Cause Analysis (RCA) for sentinel events, near miss incidences, Proactive risk analysis i.e.
  • Failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA), makes a comprehensive action plan and makes follow-up on closure report.
  • Prepares Internal Audit Schedules, assisting with Internal Audits and Audit results
  • Reviews Non-coformances, Corrective Actions, Observations, Patient Complaints for repetitive trends, recommendations for changes and/or processes.
  • Conducts internal quality audits (JCIA), prepare records and work on closure with relevant clinical heads.
  • Serve as a liaision with hospital and programmatic committee on JCIA readiness, quality and accreditaiton standards as appropriate.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 8th September, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; Aga Khan Hospital Specialist JCIA Spetialist Jobs in Kenya

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