Provincial Quality Improvement Nurse Cervical Cancer

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

Cidriz

Title:
Provincial Quality Improvement Nurse Cervical Cancer
Grade:
C6
Project:
D005 – Human Resources
Location:
Head Office – Lusaka District, Lusaka Province
Publish Date:
18 Mar 2024 00:00
Deadline Date:
22 Mar 2024 00:00

Description:
Job summary

Reports to Provincial Medical Lead. The incumbent will work with the provincial and district teams to provide continuous quality improvement technical support to the health facilities. The QI nurse is also expected to be actively involved in the linking of the HIV related services and the cervical cancer screening.

Main duties
Ensures quality of care in the cervical cancer screening clinic in all aspects of screening and treatment services including patient education, data entry, infection prevention, VIA, digital cervicography, diagnosis, cryotherapy, distance consultation and referral of complex cervical disease.
Provides onsite mentorship to all the nurses doing cervical cancer screening in the health facilities.
Works with the provincial health office to develop sustainable QI in the provincial screening clinics which will be used in future screening centres in the provinces.
Provides ongoing on-site technical and clinical support to nurses in the health facilities providing screening.
Monitors all data entered for completion and accuracy.
Works closely with the tracking team to ensure patients with missed appointments are tracked.
Reviews pictures sent to the website consultation manager by nurses in the outlying cervical cancer screening clinics.
Verifies that all information captured is completed accurately by the staff as per screening guidelines
Communicates to relevant clinic staff any missing, incomplete, or unclear data.
Collaborates with Data Associate and other staff to ensure timely completion and transmission of clinic databases and correction of all forms requiring corrections/additions.
Provides timely feedback (positive and negative) to program staff regarding information completion and accuracy.
Assists in preparing QI Tools for the program and maintaining the Quality Management Plan
Communicate with fellow staff members openly and honestly about program progress, issues, and/or problems that may arise.
Provide feedback in a professional and supportive manner in order to develop collaborative, constructive solutions to any problems/issues.
Actively participates in problem solving.
Ensures the clinics are adequately prepared for training of international and local participants.
Acquire and maintain an in-depth knowledge of the screening guidelines

Qualifications
Diploma in Nursing
Valid Practicing license
At least three years experience in cervical cancer screening and treatment.
Competent in Microsoft office-Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
Experience in working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Highly self-motivated and a proven self-starter, requiring minimal supervision.
Flexible to work at odd times when called upon
Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
Proven ability to conduct oneself with high level of professionalism.

Suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply.
However, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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