Quality Assurance Officer Jobs – Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council (UNMC)

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Quality Assurance Officer Jobs – Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council (UNMC)

Job Title:     Quality Assurance Officer

Organization: Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council (UNMC)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Quality Assurance Manager

About US:

The Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council is a semi-autonomous Health Professional Regulatory and supervisory body under the Ministry of Health established by Uganda Nurses and Midwives Act, 1996(CAP 276) with the mandate to set and regulate standards training and practice of Nursing and Midwifery professions in Uganda for public health safety.

Job Summary:    The Quality Assurance Officer will assist in developing, enforcing and monitoring the professional standards in the Nursing & Midwifery fraternity

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure compliance of Standards in all aspects of the delivery of Council mandates
  • Coordinate activities of Health Supervisory Authorities at regional and district levels
  • To ensure feedback on recommended courses of action for standards compliance
  • To participate in the planning and budgeting process of the department
  • To participate in project proposal writing
  • Advise on the existing standard operating procedures and how to improve them;
  • To participate in inspections to monitor standards in medical facilities and training institutions;
  • To participate in local, regional and sectoral surveys to establish the level of compliance;
  • To Work with training institutions to review and update standards for nursing and midwifery training
  • Write reports on inspections, monitoring activities and making recommendations to management
  • Keenly review and propose any changes in the Quality Assurance policies of the Council
  • Guide Secretariat on Quality Assurance and control aspects
  • Perform any other duties as assigned from time to time, in line with the position

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, or a health related field from a recognized University
  • Training in leadership and management, or Project Planning and Management or Project Monitoring and evaluation from a recognized awarding institution is desirable
  • A minimum of two years of pre or post graduate experience in a similar or related position in a reputable organization
  • Experience dealing with Quality Assurance and Control aspects in a busy organization is an added advantage

Competencies:

  • Quality orientation
  • Creativity and innovative thinking
  • Good decision making and judgment
  • Ethical and confidentiality skills
  • Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations governing the nursing fraternity
  • Teamwork and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Project writing, monitoring and evaluation

How to Apply:

All interested applicants should submit their applications with the relevant testimonials, certificates and at least three referees two of whom should be current work/station supervisors and one personal to the address below;

The Registrar,

Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council,

P.O Box 4046, Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 4th July 2019 by 5:00pm

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