PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The State Hospital Coordinator is responsible for the overall delivery of this project. S/he is responsible for managing HPF activities, planning, implementation, monitoring, manage all security, logistics, and procurement issues, set up hospital governance board, reporting and coordination with Ministry of Health and other authorities, UN agencies, international and national NGO partners.
S/he reports to the HPF manager based in Kuajok for all operation and technical issues.
S/he works in collaboration with the programme officer and health and nutrition specialist who will provide the necessary supports for the successful implantation of HPF project at Kuajok state hospital.
Se/ he takes a lead role in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care in the wards/units in line with the ministry of health standards.
Administratively manage the HPF supported program activities at Kuajok State Hospital on behalf of World Vision South Sudan.
Work with the key hospital staff in the day to day planning and management of Kuajok State Hospital activities.
Maintain high cordial and professional working relationship with fellow hospital staff, state ministry of health and other actors in the state.
Advise and (administrative) support the senior nursing officer, the hospital director general and other senior staff in their day- to- day activities in order to achieve all the project deliverables.
Participate in the Senior Health Management Team (HMT) meetings at the hospital as and when necessary.
Work with the hospital director general and the senior nursing officer to identify hospital staffing gaps, develop terms of reference and support the state to recruit staff for the hospital and lobby for additional staff with the State Ministry of Health; Work with the Hospital Management Technical Advisor to prepare and submit weekly, monthly, quarterly reports to the Health Program Manager.
Work with the hospital director general and the senior nursing officer to ensure health services are with strict observation of MOH/ WHO standards and ensure that all universal precaution / infection prevention measures are in place.
Ensure that health activities are provided in a clean environment.
Identify and investigate poor quality promptly, identifying contributing factors and agreeing on methods for addressing them.
Plan and conduct quarterly review meetings of the project with the participation of the State Ministry of Health, Hospital director general and the senior nursing officer and other key staff.
Track, approve and review field purchase requests and ensure monthly financial reporting is undertaken.
Attend relevant coordination meetings at the State and give feedback to WVSS Juba Office and as may be necessary.
Promote project visibility (this will include MOH, Health Pooled Fund and WVSS) in project based events; Ensure donor compliance at every stage in the implementation of this project; this includes compliance in the areas of financial expenditures, procurements, use of equipment etc.
Manage all security, logistics, and procurement issues of the project in liaison with the Juba WVSS office; Attend and represent WVSS at all the Coordination meetings at State level; Line manage the finance, M&E and logistic staff working for the project, and any other tasks as mentioned by the line managers.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
At least 7 years of work experience in a busy secondary or tertiary level hospital as hospital administrator or Principal nursing officer.
Bachelor Degree in nursing or Environmental health sciences or Health care management.
Master's degree in Business Administration, or Msc in Health Management or Master’s in Public Health will be an added advantage.
A good understanding and experience of working with County Health Officials, State Ministry Officials, Donors and UN agencies and the health system in South Sudan.
Previous experience of working in South Sudan and ability to work in areas of limited resources.
Experience in project management and monitoring.
Experience in pharmaceutical management.
Excellent reporting and writing skills.
Energetic, innovative and able to work under limited supervision.
Work environment: Fields-Based position.
Travel: 30% domestic/international travels is required.
On call: Available for any communications.