Rakai Health Sciences Program Paediatric & Adolescent Collaborative Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

Rakai Health Sciences Program Paediatric & Adolescent Collaborative Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

Job Summary

  • To support the Coordination Functions for all activities related to the QI initiatives with most emphasis on the pediatrics and adolescent strategies intended to achieve the targets for the collaborative.

  • The Coordinator will work with the QI manager to ensure that overall implementation of the pediatric collaborative in the priority districts is efficiently executed.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Tracking potential study participants for enrolment into the study

    • Administering the informed consent process

    • Completing household census forms and survey questionnaires, and/or Geographic Information System data according to study protocols

    • Checking for validity/consistency of the information collected, as well as collecting and validating information (during survey) that was not readily available at the time of census for reasons such as absence of a household member.

    • Maintaining regular contact with the team leader and interviewers for purposes of continuous guidance to the team on matters pertaining to data quality.

    • Participating in regular peer-mentorship

    • Updating the coordination office, data, and quality control team(s) in a timely manner when there are challenges relating to ambiguity of forms, questions, or electronic data capture systems.

    • Collect, label, temporarily store biological specimens in the field; and transport /hand them over to the field laboratory contact person as soon as possible; and ensuring sterility of equipment used for specimen collection as well as ensuring proper bio-hazard disposal.

    • Performing pre- & post-test HIV counseling for community members whenever applicable

    • Conduct health education and mobilization of participating communities

    • Identifying and documenting errors and cause the interviewers/Team Leaders to correct the identified errors preferably the
    same day.

    • Performing and recording vital measurements, and other relevant clinical examinations.

    Knowledge and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Clinical medicine, Nursing or public health, Master’s degree in Public Health or Health Services Research is an added advantage

    • At least one year experience with implementation of QI initiatives at district and regional level. knowledgeable in care and treatment, PMTCT program area, familiar with the current consolidated ART guidelines and MOH structures.

    • Experience working with PEPFAR and district reporting systems like DHIS2, National QI dashboard.

    • Experience in using data to improve program performance and/or supporting facility-based quality improvement teams.

    • Good leadership skills

    • Advanced Office package computer skills.

    • Ability to ride a Motorcycle.

    How to Apply

  • All interested candidates possessing the above attributes can send their; applications including a cover letter, updated CV with 3 referees, and copies of academic qualifications/certificates in One document (PDF/ Word), addressed to the HR Manager to jobs@rhsp.org .

  • Kindly indicate the job title in the subject line of the email.

  • Only online applications will be considered. Deadline for Submission: Friday 27th November 2020 by 5:00pm.

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

  • Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.

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