Regional IPC Advisor - Consultancy
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Work type: Consultant - Columbia University
Categories: Technical/Clinical/Quality Improvement/Training
Regional IPC Advisor Consultancy_position description.docICAP at Columbia University (ICAP) seeks a consultant Regional IPC Advisor to help lead an East Africa infection prevention and control (IPC) community of practice and support other local and regional IPC initiatives. Reporting to the Project Directors at ICAP headquarters in New York, the Regional IPC Advisor will (a) support the East Africa IPC community of practice by providing training and technical assistance to hospital-based IPC Focal Points in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda and facilitating country-to-country IPC knowledge exchange; (b) support ICAP’s Global Health Security initiative in DRC; (c) support other regional IPC initiatives.
We would like to fill the consultancy as soon as possible. Ideal candidates would be bi-lingual (English/French) and based in DRC, Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, or Tanzania.
An advanced degree (MD, RN, MPH, PhD) in Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, or related field is required. Experience with infection prevention and control (IPC) programs/initiatives is required along with a minimum of 3 years’ clinical experience in a hospital setting or relevant IPC project implementation in a public health.
The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding. Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status.
Advertised: Eastern Standard Time 08 Feb 2022
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