FHI 360 Quality Improvement Senior Technical Officer Job in Lodwar Kenya

FHI 360 is a global development organization with a rigorous, evidence-based approach. Our professional staff includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, civil society, environment and research. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world.

FHI 360 is seeking to fill the following position for the APHIAplus Northern Arid Lands Project funded by USAID. The project supports integrated service delivery and addresses the social determinants of health. The programmatic intervention areas for the project focus primarily on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria, Family Planning/Reproductive Health, MNCH, Nutrition, WASH, and a number of interventions related to the social determinants of health (household economic strengthening for specific target groups):
Senior Technical Officer, Quality Improvement
APHIAplus NAL Project (Lodwar)
Requisition ID: NALSTO-034
Job Summary:
The Senior Technical Officer, QI will be responsible for providing capacity building and mentoring activities to supported health facilities. 
The primary function of this position is to assist participating health facilities in developing continuous quality improvement teams and implementing quality improvement plans.
The Senior Technical Officer will work with the facility quality improvement teams to collect initial indicators, facilitate facility teams to develop implementation plans, collect monthly reports and provide feedback and recommendations to health facility quality teams. 
The position holder will report to the Associate Director, Clinical Services.
Minimum Requirement Standards:
  • MD/MB ChB registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board with 7-9 years work experience or Master’s degree in same field with 5-7 years relevant work experience.
  • At least 3 years of clinical current hands-on experience of providing integrated HIV/AIDS services to diverse patients in a large program-linked facility or very busy clinical practice.
  • Completed advanced-level in service training on the current management of HIV disease.
  • Completed training in Quality Improvement models and participated in quality improvement projects for clinical interventions.
  • Computer literate and competent in the use of ICT resources.
FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer. 
Interested candidates are encouraged to register online through FHI 360’s Career Center at www.fhi360.org/careercenter where a detailed Job description will be available. 
Please specify source in your application and quote the Requisition ID provided on the subject line while sending your application, CV/resume including salary requirements to be received not later than July 18, 2012. 
Those who are not able to access the career center can apply via email to: Kenya-HR@fhi360.org 
Kindly note that only shortlisted persons will be contacted.

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