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Advanced Practice Nursing Mobilization & Engagement

Closing: Apr 4, 2024

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Published: Feb 28, 2024 (2 months ago)

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  • The consultant will be expected to work in close consultation with the GHWP Technical Manager, IntraHealth Country Director, and other consultants hired on this project to undertake the tasks detailed below. The Consultant will work on day-to-day basis with and report to the GHWP Technical Manager.

Specific qualifications and requirements of Consultancy:

  • Advance degree (PhD preferred) in nursing and relevant clinical area.
  • Knowledge of advance nurse practice including requirements for nurse training, employment and policies to enable its operationalization in Kenya.
  • Over 15 years professional experience in the health sector as a health worker/ nurse manager and administrator especially in Kenya.
  • Prior work experience in policy formulation and implementation, accreditation of medical education and institutional strengthening.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with senior government officials at national and county level, development partners, private sector and other stakeholders in health system strengthening.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • High level written and oral communications skills.
  • Must be result-oriented, a team player, exhibiting high levels of enthusiasm, tact, diplomacy, and integrity.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and networking skills.
  • Skills in facilitation of stakeholder engagements/workshops.
Interested applicants should submit their applications to Country Director, IntraHealth Kenya, via email [email protected] by Monday, March 4, 2024. The application should include a motivational letter, consultant daily rate, updated curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three individuals or companies that can comment on the delivery and quality of previous similar work. Only qualified applicants will be contacted.


Responsibilities
  • The consultant will be expected to work in close consultation with the GHWP Technical Manager, IntraHealth Country Director, and other consultants hired on this project to undertake the tasks detailed below. The Consultant will work on day-to-day basis with and report to the GHWP Technical Manager.

Specific qualifications and requirements of Consultancy:

  • Advance degree (PhD preferred) in nursing and relevant clinical area.
  • Knowledge of advance nurse practice including requirements for nurse training, employment and policies to enable its operationalization in Kenya.
  • Over 15 years professional experience in the health sector as a health worker/ nurse manager and administrator especially in Kenya.
  • Prior work experience in policy formulation and implementation, accreditation of medical education and institutional strengthening.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with senior government officials at national and county level, development partners, private sector and other stakeholders in health system strengthening.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • High level written and oral communications skills.
  • Must be result-oriented, a team player, exhibiting high levels of enthusiasm, tact, diplomacy, and integrity.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and networking skills.
  • Skills in facilitation of stakeholder engagements/workshops.
Interested applicants should submit their applications to Country Director, IntraHealth Kenya, via email [email protected] by Monday, March 4, 2024. The application should include a motivational letter, consultant daily rate, updated curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three individuals or companies that can comment on the delivery and quality of previous similar work. Only qualified applicants will be contacted.


Detailed lists of tasks & deliverables

  • Provide relevant APN reference materials for use in the implementation of the project.
  • In collaboration with the Technical Manager, lead stakeholder engagement on APN including developing meeting agenda and other relevant content.
    • Contribute to the development of an APN readiness assessment tool.
    • Lead the assessment of APN readiness in Kenya including mapping report on APN nurses, educators and training institutions and HRH guidelines/ scheme of service/ career progression documents.
    • Prepare a report on the state of preparedness for introducing APN roles in Kenya and project plan/strategy.
    • Facilitate workshops and webinars for nurse educators and other faculty on APN and prepare workshop report.
    • Lead in planning for exchange visits for bi-directional learning between Ghana and Kenya
    • Facilitate and coordinate for participation of Kenya and Ghana delegation in an APN symposium and an APN training program/course.
    • Participate in internal monthly meetings on the project as well as quarterly review meetings (internal and external).
    • Contribute to the writing of the quarterly reports.
    • Support in the development of knowledge products – blogs, success stories and learning briefs on the project

Location of assignment:

Nairobi, Kenya

Travel

  • The assignment may require travel within Kenya, Ghana and other countries. The project will facilitate consultant travel arrangements per organizational policy.

Period of Performance and daily rate

  • The consultancy is estimated to be completed in 74 working days at a daily rate to be agreed upon.


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