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A major global health organization that has been improving public health in countries around the world for nearly two decades, ICAP works to transform the health of populations through innovation, science, and global collaboration. With projects in more than 30 countries, ICAP works side-by-side with ministries of health and local governmental, non-governmental, academic, and community partners to confront some of the world’s greatest health challenges. Through evidence-informed programs, meaningful research, tailored technical assistance, effective training and education programs, and rigorous surveillance to measure and evaluate the impact of public health interventions, ICAP aims to realize a global vision of healthy people, empowered communities, and thriving societies.

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Regional IPC Advisor - Consultancy

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Work type: Consultant - Columbia University
Location: USA
Categories: Technical/Clinical/Quality Improvement/Training

Download File 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.

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