Wednesday , April 17 2024

Anova Health Vacancies – Clinical Technical Advisor

Website Anova Health Institute

Job Description:

Anova is an NGO that empowers people and changes lives. Good health and quality of life is what motivates us to provide healthcare solutions and support for those who need it most. The successful candidate will be required to provide technical guidance through a quality improvement approach, clinical programmes mentoring and training.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Train DoH and ANOVA on QI methodologies and the model on how to implement QI for DoH ownership.
  • Technical advisor aimed to provide skills transfer to DoH and ANOVA counterparts and build local capacity to achieve Health system strengthening at the facility level.
  • Support the development and implementation of facility 909090 plans in line with sub district 909090 plans.
  • To implement improvement strategies that will improve 909090 programme, SA NDOH NSP for HIV/TB/STI (2017- 2022) plans.
  • Participate in preparation and during USAID visit at the supported facility and follow up on facility USAID action items.
  • Conduct file audits (Paeds, Adults, PMTCT and TB) to identify clinical management gabs and provide mentorships.
  • Conduct facility baseline skills audits and provide training on gabs identified. Update skills audit database for teams in the facilities via our training centre.
  • Develop and provide tools for design, implementation, and monitoring of QIP’s.
  • Support the ideal clinic implementation in the facilities (including conducting baseline, status determination, printing of temporary signage, conducting patient waiting surveys and develop QIP’s).
  • Train DoH and ANOVA clinicians on updated clinical guidelines and mentor mentee on NIMART until competency and complete portfolio of evidence.
  • Lead the developments of QIP’s through a stakeholder engagement in the facilities to improve the PMTCT programme, TB/HIV co-infection, Peads and Adults ART management including HIV case finding strategies, linkage to care, VL management and DMOC in supported facilities.
  • To form a part of a multi-disciplinary team in implementation of improvement strategies and to inspire DoH team to lead in all quality improvements strategies.
  • Train and mentor facilities in completion of TRAP tools and preparations of sub-district phuthuma meeting. Monitor the implementation of facility phuthuma activities and review Facility phuthuma performance indicators and develop improvements plans for non-performing indicators.
  • Use facility data to evaluate QIP’s implemented in the facilities and develop further improvements as a change idea.

Job Requirements:

  • Quality Improvement Advisor Course or other training in QI methodologies
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in working as a professional nurse including work in TB/ HIV/AIDS environment
  • Must have knowledge of and documentation of best practices
  • Programme Management (Basic)
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from senior managers, DOH, partners and funders
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of national public health priority programs
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision
  • Certificate in PC 101/Adult Primary Care and IMCI
  • Deadline driven
  • NIMART trained and certified competency
  • Flexible & resilient
  • Previous management/supervisory experience (an advantage)
  • Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel within allocated district
  • Ability to communicate in local languages (an advantage)
  • Good team player with good time management. Management and Leadership Skills Organisational Management and Principles (Basic)
  • Good attention to detail
  • Supervision and project management skills could serve as an advantage

Job Details:

Company: Anova Health Institute

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg

Application Deadline: N/A


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