Job Description

Project Summary:
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 will work under supervision of the Country Technical Lead to lead healthcare accreditation and patient and personnel safety activities.

Key Responsibilities:
+ Provide technical assistance to and support efforts of the Healthcare Accreditation Institute (HAI) to explore evidence-based accreditation assessment models that could be applied within the Thai context;
+ Support HAI in developing and piloting accreditation performance assessment tools and in updating accreditation standards;
+ Provide technical assistance to and support efforts of the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) to conduct a systematic assessment of the current NRLS to identify gaps and opportunities for improvement;
+ Facilitate cross-learning between UK, international and Thai experts to strengthen collaboration and improve healthcare accreditation and patient and personnel safety in Thailand; and
+ Provide ongoing technical support to NRLS implementation and link with global databases.
Minimum Requirements:
+ Master’s degree or equivalent in in Health Sciences, Health Systems Strengthening, Development Studies, Development Management, or related field;
+ Minimum eight (8) years of relevant experience in 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.
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