The Better Health Programme (BHP) Thailand is a 3.5-year programme funded by the UK Government’s Prosperity Fund and aims to reduce non-communicable disease (NCD) burden in Thailand by improving access to safe, quality care using equitable, ethical and sustainable approaches. The programme will accomplish this through the implementation of a set of activities in the following areas: 1) Strategies to Counter NCDs; 2) Health Education and Training; and 3) Provider Performance Improvement.
The Senior Technical Specialist, Provider Performance Improvement (PPI) will work under supervision of the Chief of Party to lead healthcare accreditation and patient and personnel safety activities.
Contributes significantly to the implementation and monitoring overall technical strategy for
Work with the Healthcare Accreditation Institute (HAI) to explore evidence-based accreditation assessment models that could be applied within the Thai context;
Supports HAI in developing and piloting accreditation performance assessment tools and in updating accreditation standards;
Works with the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) to conduct a systematic assessment of the current NRLS to identify gaps and opportunities for improvement;
Facilitates cross-learning between UK, international and Thai experts to strengthen collaboration and improves healthcare accreditation and patient and personnel safety in Thailand; and
Provides ongoing technical support to NRLS implementation and link with global databases.
Collects, collates, compiles, and analyzes information relevant to HA and NRLS
Supports the CTL administratively and technically to produce high quality reports and other programme documents for submission to clients.
Provides support to programme management such as troubleshooting, updating work plans, coordinating travel arrangement and monitoring program activities.
Works closely with the BHP team to ensure activities are implemented according to the programme terms of reference.
Coordinates engagements with government and other stakeholders, including making necessary logistical and programmatic preparations and documenting engagement outcomes.
Conducts ad-hoc analyses and summary reports and document lessons learned as requested.
Master’s degree or equivalent in Health Sciences, Health Systems Strengthening, Development Studies, Development Management, or related field;
Minimum eight (8) years of relevant experience in international/regional health professional regulatory work, including legal systems/procedures related to regulations, licensing, and accreditation and patient and personnel safety;
Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills and experience working with stakeholders, including government departments.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing; and
Fluent in written and oral Thai.
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
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