Quality Assurance/Improvement (QA/QI) Officer at APIN Public Health Initiatives (APIN)

APIN Public Health Initiatives is a non-governmental donor-funded organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, care and support of diseases of public health importance in Nigeria, including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, among others. We are seeking qualified and suitable candidates to assume the position below:Job Title: Quality Assurance/Improvement (QA/QI) Officer Location: Benue, PlateauJob DescriptionWill work under the supervision of APIN Senior Technical Officer-QA/QIWill support Data Quality Assurance (DQA), NigeriaQual and other performance measurement exercises in the statesReview  and update the programme quality improvement protocol as indicatedDevelop and coordinate  the implementation of the programme  quality management  planProvide technical support to program sites in developing and implementing clinical quality improvement activities in all program areasAct as secretary to the APIN Central Quality Assurance committeeEnsure documentation and dissemination of the quality improvement and best practices at both central office and programme sitesThe incumbent will supervise the state Clinical Quality Assurance Officers and serving as subject matter expertise regarding process improvement initiatives across ART/ TB, PMTCT, care and support, prevention & community services will provide quality assurance/ improvement focused technical assistance.S/he ensures comprehensive data analysis to identify areas for improvement across thematic areas, health facility systems and program units.S/he will develop metrics and other relevant reports on QA management for all QA issues, plan and conduct periodic program quality compliance audit at service delivery points to identify non-compliance in adherence to SOPs and guidelines; provide capacity building to health facility teams on QA and QI methodologies.The job holder will provide onsite technical assistance to the facility QI teams and collate all QA activities and work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary teams to address program gapsEnsure documentation and dissemination of the quality improvement and best practices at both central office and programme sitesIdentify training needs, develop and implement training of relevant QI staff at both the central office and programme sitesCollaborate with HealthQual international on the QI strengthening projectSupport and monitor the implementation of the QI coaching strategy

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