Quality Improvement/ Assurance (QA/QI) Specialist
Level of Effort
Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%
Number of Persons Required
This position reports to the Associate Director – Strategic Information
Support the Senior Technical Officer QA/QI in the implementation of Quality
Improvement/Assurance initiatives in response to the Cross River state.
Work with various multidisciplinary teams along the HIV continuum of care in
facility and community settings within LGAs using QI methodology, tools and
techniques to ensure continuous improvement in the Quality of care (QoC) provided
to clients accessing comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment/integrated
TB-HIV services on the ACE project within the LGAs.
Support in the development and utilization of QI tools in a multidisciplinary team
approach that will facilitate quality improvement assessments for facility and
community services provided on the ACE project in Cross River state for the
integrated HIV and TB surge efforts, prioritize the implementation of practical,
sustainable supportive supervision, capacity building and other relevant quality
improvement and support facility and community teams within LGAs in the
planning, design and implementation of specific QI projects and monitoring of its
effects on process, outcome and possible impact variables.
MB.BS / MD / PHD or similar degree
Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field is required.
1 to 3 years relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of
HIV/AIDS and providing integrated HIV/AIDS services to diverse patients in a
large program-linked facility or very busy clinical practice with provision of
PMTCT and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) including TB in resource constrained
Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is
A good understanding of PEPFAR/USAID program and national HIV epidemic
control implementation strategies
Computer literate and competent in the use of ICT resources
Familiarity with CDC/USAID and PEPFAR programs is required.
High data management, analysis and reporting skills
Completed training in Quality Improvement models and participated in quality
improvement projects for clinical interventions.
Report writing and oral/written communication skills.
Computer literacy/skills in usage of personal productivity tools (Microsoft Word,
PowerPoint, Internet browsing, emailing, etc.)
Ability to meet deadlines, be self-motivated and function optimally with minimal
Demonstrated creativity and innovativeness in adapting to challenging work
Constructive and productive team player with good communication skills.
Ready to travel frequently to undertake field visits, accompany field teams and
possess the ability to communicate well in diverse cultural settings.
Typical Physical Demands:
Typical office environment
Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
Technology to be used:
Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail), database
(DHIS, LAMIS), office telephone, cell phone and printer/copier.
30% to 50%