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Exciting Mercy Ships Jobs in West Africa- 2 Openings – November 2020

Mercy Ships Jobs in West Africa. Programs involve all medical services and Medical Capacity Building training. Surgery, Nursing, Dental care, technology, training…this stuff is why Mercy Ships exists.


Programs Quality Manager- Mercy Ships Jobs in West Africa

  • Senior-level, Volunteer opportunity
  • Posted on 2 November 2020

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About this Role-Mercy Ships Jobs in West Africa

The Programs Quality Manager develops the Quality Management focus for Programs in collaboration with Programs leadership, and leaders across the ship. This position is responsible for the development, implementation and ongoing development of hospital-wide programs that enhance patient care, Quality and Case Management.

What You Will Contribute

• A high degree of expertise in quality improvement and will actively work with Medical Staff and various departments to measure, analyze and improve processes with continuous methods.

• Advises the Programs Officer in areas of quality improvements in alignment with Programs and Organizational goals; working in conjunction with the Hospital Leadership Team & Medical Capacity Building management

• Initiates and oversees the development of comprehensive safety, quality, and performance improvement goals through the use of data analysis and trending data in their department

• Provides a summary of the performance data, identifies opportunities for improvement and presents these findings to the Hospital Executive Team on a regular basis

• Facilitates internal audits; manages the data collection, reporting and analysis function

• Supports the controlled document and policy writing, approval and publishing processes throughout all Programs departments

For This Role, You Will Need

•  Successful completion of Mercy Ships On Boarding program

• Bachelor’s degree in clinical healthcare-related field is required

• Three years of patient care experience or healthcare quality experience

• Experience in performance improvement and/or project management

• Advanced training and/or experience in continuous quality improvement

• Training in quantitative methods and statistical analysis

• Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) or other recognized certification in quality and/or patient safety programs

• Knowledge of quality management models, processes, and tools in a healthcare setting

Programs Officer-Mercy Ships Jobs in West Africa

  • Executive-level, Volunteer opportunity
  • Posted on 2 November 2020

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About this Role- Mercy Ships Jobs in West Africa

The Programs Officer leads, mentors, and supervises the ship-based programmatic team (Hospital and Medical Capacity Building) and is responsible for the day-to-day operational oversight of all field service programs, making sure that all field service programmatic activities are delivered according to organizational expectations and those of the host nation.

The Programs Officer acts as the liaison between the ship and the host nation when it comes to programmatic activity, managing the relationship and any adjustments to our activities as necessary, including representing the ship in the assessment, advance of ship arrival, and evaluation periods.

What You Will Contribute-Mercy Ships Jobs in West Africa

• Ensure all Field Service projects meet established goals and are effective in context – towards the purposes of transformational development

• Collaborate with Mercy Ships leadership to develop strategic plans for each field service

• Cultivate local relationships consistent with Mercy Ships’ Core Values, in order to maximize our impact through relationships and ensure programs are designed, implemented and handed over in an appropriate and sustainable manner

• Monitor and evaluate active field service programs and make adjustments as needed

• Collaborate with Mercy Ships leadership to ensure all medical programs are consistent with established medical standards

For This Role, You Will Need

•  Successful completion of Mercy Ships On Boarding program

• Bachelor’s degree in related discipline required; advanced degree in International Development preferred

• Knowledgeable about African culture and customs, experienced in development of cross-cultural relationships and achievement of desired results; creative and relational in response to challenges in the field

• Demonstrates understanding of principles and practices of sustainable development work

• Good international diplomacy skills

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to communicate to large audiences

• At least 2 years of Mercy Ships experience preferred

• French language skills – International B1 Level (or equivalent), B2 Level preferred


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