Community Health Quality Improvement (CHQI) Officer

RTI International
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-07-01 Deadline: 2016-07-17
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Master's Degree in public health or related field
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Responsibilities of CHQI Officer

• Provides guidance and technical assistance for D/PHO, health facilities, HFOMCs, and other district level structures to       identify 01 issues, address gaps, mobilize resources and better serve communities with quality FP/MNCH-N services.
• Coordinates with D/PHO, DDC, health facilities and other key stakeholders for smooth conduction of H4L activities.
• Provides technical assistance to D/PHO - in planning, implementing, monitoring and budgeting of health services; and        promotion -health governance activities related to H4L objectives.
• Supports establishing/functionalization of district QAWG and health facility quality improvement committees and monitor      implementation of action(s) including activities related to infection prevention and health care waste management; and      monitoring of these activities.

• Supports D/PHO and HF staff in transferring skill (coaching) to HF staff by implementing self-assessment approaches to    improve quality of services.
• Strengthens the use of data at the district and VDC levels for decision-making, for improving the quality and access.
• Supports different assessments and studies.
• Supports the implementation and dissemination of H4L gender equity and social inclusion (GESI), Sensitive approaches,   programs, messages, and materials at the district level.
• Facilitates in enhancing the counseling skills of the health workers/volunteers at district and below to address the missed   opportunities during service delivery period.
• Provides technical assistance in drafting district communication intervention plan following NHEICC guideline for                  executing the activities effectively and efficiently.
• Explores opportunities to integrate IEC/BCC activities with other district based stakeholders.
• Helps regional, central, and local technical assistance partner (LTAP) technical staff and consultant to identify technical
  assistance needs and works with local stakeholders and H4L staff to develop and manage LTAP scopes of work.
• Prepares H4L district-based reports and briefs as required; document case studies, lessons learned and challenges at       the district and sub-district levels.
• Supports H4L ANM pre-service activities at ANM schools and clinical practice sites (particularly in Banke, Jumala, Dang,      Kapilvastu district).
• Works with specialists and advisors for specific technical issues to provide support to D/PHO and to other district and          sub-district structures.
• Carry out activities as assigned by supervisors.
• Reports to Regional Manager based in Nepalgunj.
Desired Qualifications and Experience:
• Master's Degree in public health or related field and at least 1 year of experience or a Bachelor's degree and at least 3     years of experience
• PCL Nursing/ HA background preferred.
• Demonstrated experience in the implementation of community based health programs.
• Extensive field experience working with rural and remote communities.
• Demonstrated success in providing hands-on capacity building and technical assistance to health care providers and other stakeholders.
• Experience integrating cross-cutting issues such as gender equity and social inclusion.
• Good oral and written communication skills and fluency in English.

Apply Instructions

To Apply: Qualified applicants should submit a resume with contact information to Operations Manager, Health for Life
(H4L), P.0. Box: 3172, Lalitpur, Nepal or email: with ''Community Health Quality Improvement (CHQI) Officer" in the subject line with the mention of preferred district. Deadline is 17 July 2016; however, applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. 

Telephone inquiry will not be entertained.

Female and candidates particularly from disadvantaged and socially excluded groups are highly encouraged to apply.

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Organization Summary

RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 3,700 provides research and technical services to governments and businesses in more than 75 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis.

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