AIDS Healthcare Foundation

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Associate Director for Quality Management

Associate Director for Quality Management

Req No 
2017-6454
Job Locations 
South Africa-Umlazi
Category 
Healthcare
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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WHO WE ARE

AMAZING INDIVIDUALS WORKING FOR POSITIVE PEOPLE at AIDS Healthcare Foundation!

 

Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?

 

If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!

 

Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.

  

AHF’s core values are to be:

 

  • Patient-Centered
  • Value Employees
  • Respect for Diversity
  • Nimble
  • Fight for What’s Right

 

 

STILL INTERESTED? Please continue!

 

YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO OUR SUCCESS!

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Ensures that organization-wide QI initiatives are focused and aligned to improving operational and program efficiencies and effectiveness in the region with the overall aim of improving patient outcomes and experiences at health facility and community levels;
  • Participates in the assessment of current health systems, constraints, and priorities at all levels, developing and scaling up enhanced programs in line with the AHFs strategic health development plans.
  • Participates in organizational strategic planning and provides leadership for performance management and QI policy development;
  • Participates in evaluating the impact that systems improvements have on the delivery of health services in supported facilities in the region;
  • Participates in the development of QI training programs that focus on enabling the workforce to achieve improvements with priority health concerns.
  • Facilitates better access to quality care and greater use of priority services, leading to improved health outcomes. Including reviewing patient triage systems, scheduling, waiting times, linkages to care
  • Gives guidance and support to the Program Managers in the development of policies that promote strong health systems and stewardship of new technical ideas, identifies and tracks new opportunities.
  • Participates in the development of the strategic and operational plans, supporting the development and successful implementation of annual work plans.
  • Maintain a comprehensive list of, and knowledge of key development partners in each country for all programs/initiatives related to HIV/AIDS to maximize support, attract funding and cooperation with partners
  • Assures that all QI activities are relevant to the needs of targeted population.
  • Reviews and provides guidance on systems for inventory management for  drugs and other medical supplies to  ensure uniformity and accountability
  • Prepares, edits and oversees publication of reports, documents and other materials related to business development including business plans, annual reports and materials for resource acquisition
  • Participates and advises on systems or mechanism for performing chart audits
  • Participates in operational research and identifying new /potential areas of research that will lead to improvement of programs
  • Lead, participates and or design training activities for improving quality of care

 

In Addition:

  • Participate in the development of the budgets
  • Undertake any other activity that contributes to the overall mission of AHF

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Initially, this position does not have any supervisory responsibilities but may assume some as the portfolio grows.

 

PARTICIPATION IN MEETINGS:

  • Global Quality meeting
  • Medical Director Meetings – Africa Bureau
  • Bureau Level quality meetings
  • Staff meetings
  • Other meetings as may be required