University Research Co Job Vacancy : Data Collector

The RMNCH+A Data Collector will be responsible for effectively collecting data to assess quality of RMNCH+A services in selected facilities in Kenya and report to the MNCH Technical Unit Lead of USAID ASSIST Project, Chief of Party for USAID ASSIST Kenya Project and Assessment Coordinator

Hours: Consultant, Part-time, Eligible for Overtime (total 17 days with possible extension, if required)

Salary: Commensurate with required experience and qualifications

Job Responsibilities

  • Get familiar with data collection tools and study protocol
  • Attend study orientation and data collection training
  • Conduct data collection of assessment of quality of RMNCH+A care in selected facilities in Kenya, including but not limited with following:
    • Direct observation on the care and/or observation on simulated clinical case scenarios
    • Provider interviews and skills assessment
    • Patient interviews
    • Medical documentation and statistical report reviews
    • Review of medical infrastructure and inventory
  • Conduct standard data quality procedures
  • Ensure confidentiality and protection of human subjects through implementation of all ethical procedures considered by the study protocol
  • Work collaboratively with assessment coordinator and data collection team
  • Review filled data collection tools to ensure completion and quality of data
  • Pass numbered and filled questionnaires to assessment coordinator after completion of the data collection in each site
  • Provide guidance and clarifications to data entry team regarding collected data as needed

Job Requirements

  • Clinical content expertise and at least 5 years work experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology and/or Pediatrics
  • RMNCH technical content expertise, including knowledge of updated evidence-based recommendations (e.g. WHO) in the area of RMNCH is required
  • Ability and willingness to travel for 2 to 3 weeks on the field
  • Strong time management and organizational skills; demonstrated ability to work well independently and in teams
  • Track record of being able to produce work in a timely manner with flexibility when necessary to adapt to changing work conditions
  • Experience working with mid-to-low resource countries on similar assignments, including data collection and analysis in the area of RMNCH
  • Fluency in English is required
  • Exposure to improvement concepts and tools are helpful

Desired Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience in assessing quality of RMNCH services in Kenya or other EPCMD country is highly preferred
  • Strong knowledge of global development strategies and monitoring frameworks in the area of RMNCH is highly preferred
  • Exposure to improvement concepts and tools

How to Apply

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