Health Services Outcomes Improvement Lead

Center for Global Health Practice and Impact, Georgetown University

About the organization

The Georgetown University Center for Global Health Practice and Impact (CGHPI) serves countries to improve their population health and well-being and to safeguard against health-related threats by advancing the use of evidence and human-centered enterprise architecture on the path towards achieving equity and social justice. To achieve this mission, we catalyze the uptake, spread, and implementation of innovations; triangulate data from different sources, and tailor visualization of the information for each audience; design and implement integrated service delivery models; support communities of practice to inform policy and practice through efficient data use and horizontal and vertical collaboration; disseminate best practices and evidence globally through open source learning networks; build global, collaborative, multi-disciplinary, and interprofessional networks; undertake research informed by local needs; and invest in local leadership to own and sustain interventions.

Duties

The Health Services Outcomes Improvement Lead (HSOI Lead) will be the thought leader for designing interventions and models for health care improvement including continuous quality improvement and data use to support the center’s global health programs. The position holder will further ensure that care systems, processes and standards for integrated delivery, communities of practice, collaborative learning and improvement initiatives are institutionalized throughout all field programs reflecting local and international best practice. In addition, the position holder will support field offices to develop and implement remediation strategies following continuous performance assessments. Further, the position holder will pursue implementation science research initiatives in line with technical area competences earlier identified and will actively pursue new programs (public health and research) and endeavor to publish works that further learning and professional development.

Qualifications

Requirements and Qualifications
* PhD in Health Services Management/Quality Improvement, or MD, PharmD, PhD (Nursing) or equivalent with post graduate training in Health Care Improvement, Health Services and Outcomes Research
* Certification in business process improvement such as CQI, Six Sigma etc., will be an added advantage
* At least 5 years doing similar work in a health care setting
* At least 5 years working in global health
* Familiarity with science of improvement and measurement methods
* Experience planning and managing health care improvement projects

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Interested applicants should send a current CV, cover letter, and references to CGHPI at [email protected] Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis; applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early.

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