Health Facility Facilitator

Project: Financing and Operational Revitalization for Maternal Care (FOR M(om))
Job Category: Health Facility Facilitator
Job Type: 18 months
Job Location: Lagos
Language: English Yoruba

Introduction
Solina Center for International Development and Research (SCIDaR) is an indigenous nonprofit institution that works to accelerate positive health, social and economic reforms through high-quality program design and implementation, capacity building, implementation science research and knowledge generation, and agenda-setting and stakeholder convening across human development sectors. Our work seeks to benefit primarily disadvantaged and under-served populations.

Role Summary
Solina Health is seeking to engage suitable and qualified candidates as Facilitators to support the FOR M(om) program and health facility quality improvement teams implement quality improvement activities during monthly facilitation visits in Lagos State. The facilitation is aimed at addressing quality gaps that prevents excellent service delivery in health facilities.

Technical Responsibilities
The facilitators will be required to collaborate with the Lagos team to provide technical assistance to health facilities to achieve the following:

  • Conduct monthly facilitation visits to health facilities;
  • Actively support the implementation of QIPs of each health facility allocated;
  • Support quality teams with tasks such as coordination and planning of team activities including
    implementation of the quality improvement plan;
  • Provide support to quality teams on navigating and actively using the SafeCare Quality Platform;
  • Develop and manage supportive relationships with the facility staff and other key stakeholders;
  • Provide monthly report on progress made with each of the health facilities allocated;
  • Upload progress visits and activity status in QES for each allocated facility;
  • Perform other tasks related to the Quality Improvement Program;

Other Job Responsibilities
i. Participate in routine joint problem-solving sessions with the FOR M(om) state team;
ii. Provide routine updates and reports on progress with facilitation exercises.

Required competencies
i. Demonstrated strong strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities;
ii. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Yoruba are required. (Communication skills include active listening, negotiation, and influence, giving and receiving critical feedback and public speaking);
iii. Average computer usage skills with proficiency in Microsoft Excel (word and PowerPoint is an added advantage);
iv. Fast learner, open to learning from peers, subordinates, and supervisors collaboratively and at a rapid pace;
v. Results-oriented performer, experienced in developing and tracking self and team with clear KPIs;
vi. Must be residents of Lagos state;

Required Education and Experience
i. Minimum of Bachelor of biomedical sciences (an MBBS, degree in public health, and Nursing are added
advantage);
ii. Minimum of 2 years experience in clinical practice;
iii. Experience in data management, electronic reporting systems and data use for decision-making.

Terms of Engagement
The Facilitators will be engaged for a 24-month period over which s/he will support the Solina team in implementing the program deliverables. The facilitator must be willing to commit eight (8) hours daily to follow-up with health facilities and work closely with the FOR M(om) team to ensure the tasks in the quality improvement plans are fully implemented. The Facilitator will receive a monthly fee/salary for their effort based on defined KPIs.

Equal employment opportunity statement
Solina is an equal employment employer. We do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, colour, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable laws.

*NB: Females are encouraged to apply.

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