Intern Opportunity at Jhpiego, Intern – Continuous Quality Improvement


 Intern – Continuous Quality Improvement
(CQI)  

The CQI Intern will work under a Senior CQI Advisor to support the biomedical prevention team of the USAID SAFE VMMC Project. S/he supports technical guidance on delivery of a comprehensive VMMC service delivery package including training, continuous quality improvement and management of VMMC adverse events. S/he supports sustainable strategies to ensure safety, quality and integrity of VMMC services through structured mentorship and supports tailored interventions for course correction among health care providers. S/he supports preparation of internal and external quality assessments and coordination with the larger USAID SAFE VMMC team, Regional/Council Health Management Teams (R/CHMTs), quality improvement teams (QITs) and health care providers (HCPs) to incorporate VMMC sustainability strategies at the regional, district, facility and community levels.

Responsibilities:

Prepare CQI activity plans, coordinate travel logistics within and outside Jhpiego, organize printed materials, stationeries and equipment required.

Participate in VMMC training activities including supporting trainers during group sessions, administering pre-and post-training assessments and result analysis, participant registration and payments, and leading after action reviews (AARs).

Participate in supportive supervision of HCPs at health facilities providing VMMC services, follow up implementation of region, district and facility quality improvement plans (QIPs) and guide QITs to develop and implement remedial action plans (RAPs).

Identify quality improvement challenges, successes and lessons, and recommend changes in CQI approach or tools to improve efficiency and progress towards achieving target.

Contribute to project documents including training materials, assessment tools, data analysis, data visualization, presentation slides, activity reports, success stories and conference abstracts.

Support other Jhpiego projects and activities as assigned by your supervisor. Jhpiego aims to create opportunities for you to expand your workplace and program exposure and skills.

Select a topic on the most significant change (MSC) you have experienced as a young professional from your internship and how you will use your MSC lessons and skills to build your career. Jhpiego will require you to write an essay of 1,000 words at the end of your internship.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Recent graduate with diploma or higher qualification in community development, sociology, communication, project management, public health or other social sciences.
  • Willingness to volunteer and learn marketable skills, and gain workplace experience.
  • Availability to start immediately during November.
  • Willingness to commit at least four months to support the SAFE Technical Assistance.
  • Ability to travel for field activities over extended periods in Iringa, Morogoro, Njombe, Singida and Tabora regions for at least 60% of the time.
  • Resident in Dar Es Salaam, Iringa or Tabora.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills in Kiswahili and English skills.
  • Demonstrated self-management (i.e. motivation, dealing with pressure, adaptability).
  • Knowledge using MS Office especially Word and email.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Recent graduate with diploma or higher qualification in nursing, medicine, health administration, public health or other allied health sciences.
  • Willingness to volunteer and learn marketable skills, and gain workplace experience.
  • Availability to start immediately during November.
  • Willingness to commit at least four months to support the SAFE Technical Assistance.
  • Ability to travel for field activities over extended periods in Iringa, Morogoro, Njombe, Singida and Tabora regions for at least 60% of the time.
  • Resident in Dar Es Salaam, Iringa or Tabora.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills in Kiswahili and English skills.
  • Demonstrated self-management (i.e. motivation, dealing with pressure, adaptability).
  • Knowledge using MS Office especially Word and email.

If you believe you are the ideal person we are looking for, please submit your application letter describing why you are the right candidate for this position, a curriculum vitae detailing your experience and three (3) professional referees. Please send the application through email: HRTZ@jhpiego.org 

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The closing date for applications is 21st November, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

Caution to the applicants:

There have been some bogus adverts online that require candidates to apply through some email addresses of public domains e.g. Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc. Kindly note: HRTZ@jhpiego.org is the address to use all the time. Please ignore any of those adverts. We also do not charge any application fee nor entertain any meetings or telephone calls.

If shortlisted, you will get an official call from our office and receive required steps. If you suspect any wrong – doing kindly write to the Manager, Human Resource through inquiries.tz@jhpiego.org


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