Posted on :
30 Mar, 2021
30 Mar, 2021
The Aurum Institute is offering a great opportunity to suitably qualified and experienced staff to contribute towards our mission to improve the health of people and communities through innovation in Health Research and Systems. The following positions have become available in the Public Health Division and you are welcome to apply should you meet the requirements of the post.
Job Title: Quality Improvement Advisor – EKN/HSD/MT1
Location: Tembisa, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: Quality Improvement Advisor – EKN/HSD/MT1
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
The Quality Improvement Advisor is responsible for the development, implementation and reporting of Improvement Projects, Systems and Processes through the routine use of Health and Programme Data to meet and improve Patient and Programme needs in Primary Healthcare Facilities, Sub-districts and Districts.
YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR:
Liaise with internal and External Customers
Assist in implementation of Quality Improvement activities
Guide and direct Aurum Staff and other Stakeholders in the development, implementation and measuring of quality improvement initiatives
Coaching and mentoring
Facilitate training sessions
Apply adult teaching methodologies
Comply with management SOP’s, Safety Policies, Practices, Procedures etc
An appropriate degree in Health, Public Health, Management or related field
Quality Improvement Advisor qualification
SA Citizen or valid work permit to work in South Africa
Basic computer skills
Advanced computer skills
Minimal/Moderate/Excessive overnight travel (up to 30%) by land or air if required
Willing to work overtime
Significant experience in working with the department of health
Should have significant previous experience and technical knowledge of quality improvement
At least 2 years’ experience in systems design, management and analysis
Kindly provide current and relevant references for background checks
All appointments are subject to the preferred candidates obtaining the necessary security clearance, reference checking and competency assessment. We embrace employment equity and are committed to achievement of fair and equal representation of our workforce. Preference will be given to internal applicants and candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.
Aurum welcomes applications from all persons with disabilities
Whilst all applications will be carefully considered, only short-listed applicants will be interviewed. If you do not hear from us within 21 days of the closing date, this will mean that your application has been unsuccessful. All interviewed applicants will receive feedback as part of our continued drive towards people development.
Application Deadline: 02/04/2021