22 Dec 2020
|International Medical Corps is a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.
Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in areas worldwide and response to emergencies.
By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at high risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
International Medical Corps is currently supported the government of South Sudan trough MOH to improve the health status of South Sudanese by implementing approximately 10 programs across nine sites in South Sudan.
Through nearly 16 health facilities in urban and rural areas, International Medical Corps provides basic health care and integrated service provision, from preventative care to emergency surgery to reduce the morbidity and mortality among vulnerable people including refugees, IDPs and host communities.
To address South Sudan’s acute health worker shortage, and foster self-reliance, International Medical Corps trains health professionals and community volunteers and support the running of 3 Health Science Institutes for midwifery and nursing in Juba, Wau and Kajo Keji areas.
Also, IMC is implementing nutrition, sexual and reproductive health, mental health, and GBV and public health interventions in South Sudan.
Under the direction of the Project Manager and the Medical Director, the Health Quality Specialist will be based in Malakal, and roving to all IMC supported 20 health facilities in 5 counties under Upper Nile and Jonglei States. He or she will support the Program Manager to ensure the quality of primary health care and effective management of health services in these facilities. The position will regularly visit all IMC field locations in Upper Nile and Jonglei States monitor and supervise health services, as well as conducting analysis of quality of clinical services provided, preparing reports, liaising with ministry of health, supporting effective pipeline and documentation of medical supplies, and conducting on-job and formal trainings. He / she will consist on ensuring the quality of health services provide within IMC supported facilities through a proper implementation of health activities including both comprehensive primary and secondary health care with protocol, guidelines and procedure in place.
The Health Quality Specialist will take the lead and conduct comprehensive, integrated facility assessments of the quality and appropriateness of the care provided and the standards of clinical documentation in accordance to MoH guidelines.
The Health Quality Specialist will implement and maintain a system for identifying, collecting, analyzing and reporting issue which can compromise or disrupt the quality of the services provide.
The Health Quality Specialist with the PHC coordinator will support and supervise pharmacist on the management and running of the medical equipment and pharmacy activity, supervising expiration terms and consumption patterns, in order to ensure its rational use as well as the pharmacy stock level.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation. The tasks listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
Program Implementation and Oversight
Coordination and Representation
Code of Conduct
It is our shared responsibility and obligation to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are made aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report.
Medical Doctor or Nurse Practitioner with strong Clinical, Reproductive Health and Maternal/ Child Health background, MPH preferred and strong capacity in health facility assessment