Aga Khan University Hospital Quality Advisor Job in Nairobi, Kenya

               

Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi is a private not-for-profit teaching hospital that provides tertiary and secondary level healthcare services.

AKUH, N is the first hospital in East Africa to be accredited by the Joint Commission International (USA).

The University Hospital has been providing high quality care for the people of East Africa and beyond for over 60 years.

Applications are invited from candidates who meet the requirements for the position of

Quality Advisor in the Quality Department

Reporting to a Director of Quality, the Quality Advisor will influence the culture of safety, implement quality improvement and patient safety initiatives and ensure the hospital is in full compliance with all accreditation and licensure standards at all times.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the development and review of quality and patient safety policies, procedures and processes.
  • Integrate the hospital quality program into the department/unit agenda.
  • Lead the assigned departments in conducting Root Cause Analysis
  • Support the enforcement and monitoring of compliance with the hospital quality and patient safety program in assigned departments.
  • Support assigned departments in optimal resource utilization and management of data.
  • Support the creation and management of Quality Variance Reports in assigned departments.
  • Support the aggregation and analysis of audit data
  • Continuously audit compliance with the hospital quality and patient safety program in assigned departments.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Clinical / hospital related qualification (physician, pharmacy, nursing, laboratory, bio-medical, etc) or equivalent medical background
  • Quality and/or Health Management qualification would be an added advantage
  • Three or more years’ experience in direct or indirect patient care initiatives in health care institution
  • In-depth understanding of good hospital practice requirements
  • Experience and knowledge of monitoring quality functions
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Excellent data analytical and presentation skills

How to Apply

Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to

the Recruitment Manager, Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi,

on hr.recruitment@aku.edu

so as to reach not later than 13th December 2019.

Please quote the position title on the email subject.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted



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Updated: December 6, 2019 — 3:00 pm