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Clinical Excellence Lead at Africa Healthcare Network Tanzania Ltd

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Clinical Excellence Lead Tanzania
Clinical Excellence Lead Tanzania at Africa Healthcare Network Tanzania Limited February, 2024 POSITION: Clinical Excellence Lead Tanzania

The Company:
Healthcare Network (AHN) is building the first dialysis chain across
East Africa, providing high-quality, life-saving dialysis at an
affordable cost to both the local patient population and patients from
neighboring countries, which do not have centers of their own. AHN
brings world-class technical expertise combined with developing world
practical operating experience to a region in dire need of quality
dialysis treatment. In North America, over 97% of patients requiring
treatment for kidney disease receive care; in East Africa, less than 5%
receive care. AHN’s goal is to increase access to high quality care at a
lower cost to patients, delivered through a sustainable business model.
AHN is currently operating in Rwanda, Tanzania and Kenya.

Job Summary:
Clinical Excellence Lead is responsible for driving quality initiatives
within the Clinical Operations team and supporting other Clinical
Operations functions where required. Based in the Dar Es Salaam office,
the role will also ensure that quality is delivered across all
operational AHN centers in Tanzania and will be focused on ensuring that
teams continue to work towards meeting the goals and objectives of the
clinical department and organization at large.

Scope of The Role:

  • Quality management and compliance
  • BME reporting and support
  • Clinical Team Coordination (Nurses, Doctors and Nutritionists) and oversight
  • In-country theoretical and practical capability development
  • Policy roll-out assistance
  • Skills based competency management

Quality Management and Compliance unit:

  • Ensure that both major and minor audits are scheduled and completed on time
  • Oversee management of the audit calendar and ensure timelines and TAT are met
  • Review audit logistics and reports before they are sent out to the rest of the team
  • Liaise with the Quality Assurance team to provide timely feedback to corporate and center level staff
  • Communicate
    audit requirements and objectives to the Quality Assurance team members
    and follow up to ensure these are propagated across all the centers
  • Work with the Regional Operations Managers/Directors to address areas of concern
  • Coordinate training sessions on auditing for team members and center staff

Inventory Management: 

  • General
    inventory usage: Overseeing inventory usage review process by Quality
    Assurance team Members Crash Cart Inventory: Overseeing Crash Cart usage
    review process by Quality Assurance team Members

BME reporting and support:
Provide oversight for the BME reporting process within the centers:

  • Address issue areas that have been flagged by centers and BME team
  • Manage the monthly water investigation process for all centers in the country including testing for new centers

Clinical Team Coordination and Oversight:

  • Coordinate
    and lead clinical meetings (i.e. Mortality meetings, Monthly Clinical
    Review(KPI) meetings, Nutritionists meetings and those that may be
    necessary or designated by the Country Medical Director)
  • Oversee staffing for the clinical team with collaboration with the ROD/Ms and HR
  • Liaise with center teams to ensure AHN’s standard operating procedures are well understood and adhered to
  • Ensure
    clinical excellence during the launch of new centers and work with the
    operations/ business development team to ensure successful clinical
    staging within the centers
  • Oversee and follow up on the proper execution of health and safety procedures within each dialysis center
  • Other duties as assigned by the Country Medical Director, Country Director or the Employer.

Theoretical & Practical Capability Development

  • Provide
    theoretical and practical guidance to newly hired clinical staff in
    Tanzania in accordance with the mission and goals of Africa Healthcare
  • Liaise with Director of Training and Country Medical
    Director to design, develop and update capability development content
    and assessment items
  • Formulate and ensure proper coordination/ adherence to training schedules
  • Review and determine effectiveness of each training sessions and suggest any areas for improvement
  • Maintain and update the training checklist to ensure relevant topics are covered accordingly
  • Coordinate CNEs, CMEs, AHN fireside chats and Nutrition sessions with the respective trainers and leads

Policy Roll-out Assistance

  • Review
    and contribute to the development of AHN’s clinical policies and
    procedures, training documentation and other related documents
  • Communicate any new training policies and procedures to new and existing clinical staff

Nursing Oversight in New Centers
Supervisory Responsibilities (Direct Reports):

  • Quality Assurance Officers (Quality) x 2
  • Nurse Trainer
  • BME (Corporate)
  • Medical Doctors

Desired Competencies:

  • Doctor of Medicine degree (MD or MBBS) is required
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in a dialysis setup
  • Active practicing licence from MCT
  • Certification
    in Quality Assurance, TOT and Dialysis training will be a bonus
    Experience in program development and implementation
  • Able to
    work with a broad range of clinical designations Experience working as a
    trainer or with other teaching experience is desirable
  • Enthusiastic approach to quality initiatives
  • Attention to detail
  • Working understanding of Excel
  • Experience working as a clinical auditor
  • Proactive communication and team management skills
  • Time conscious and able to work with strict deadlines

How to Apply:
Applications should be sent by 23rd February 2024 with subject heading “Job Application: Clinical Excellence Lead at AHN”.
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