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Path is a global nonprofit dedicated to achieving health equityWith more than 40 years of experience forging multisector partnerships, and with expertise in science, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, path develops and scales up innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing health challenges.
Respiratory care management (rcm) program-
Path has been working in the field of oxygen delivery for almost a decadeOur work has brought together advocacy and policy, market development, engineering, product design / innovation, and health system strengtheningPath globally has provided medical oxygen technical assistance in over 10 geographies including currently in more than 13 states in indiaPath is a key member of the act-a covid-19 oxygen emergency task force led by the whoPath’s team is made up of both global and country-based experts with in-depth understanding of oxygen ecosystem providing supportWe have tools and expertise to support rigorous facility oxygen needs assessments, quantification, costing and oxygen distribution network design and facility selection.
In the last year or so, path has coordinated across ministry of health, state health departments, district authorities, various facility level functionaries and vendors to address delays and fast track installation of government of india / pm cares approved psa oxygen plantsPath teams are engaged in daily monitoring of district-wise availability of resources, storage capacity, projection of oxygen inventory requirement, procurement coordination and related market shaping work.
Currently, path is working with government officials, donors, and partners to providing technical assistance to more than 13 states on oxygen resources.
Under the project - sustainable access to medical oxygen: from pandemic response to reliable long-term access, we will be looking for the candidate for below responsibilities and skills:
The state lead will be required to undertake the following listed activities (indicative and not exhaustive):
Acquire a thorough understanding of state government and facility needs and requirements
Provide technical assistance to state for operation and maintenance of medical oxygen generation plants/ equipment in the state
Conduct vendor coordination for warranty, repair, and maintenance support
Support informed decision making at state-level on oxygen management system by identifying critical bottle necks in the oxygen supply system and providing market solutions for the same under the project
Conduct rapid facility assessments for auditing gaps and maintenance needs of the medical oxygen production and consumable equipment
Support state teams to facilitate capacity building and sensitization sessions for key stakeholders in the state
End to end management of the project.
Leadership and team management:
Lead a team of assigned members to conduct technical assistance activities for maintenance and operationalization of oxygen equipment setup across the state and ensure proper implementing coordination at state and district level
Lead field team to ensure effective on-ground implementation of project and operationalization of plants
Undertake close coordination with national team and project internal team for implementation of planned activities in the states
Serve as thought partner to project team in problem solving and developing systematic solutions that ensure quality project implementation
Knowledge management and documentation:
Document key learnings, experience, etcOn regular basis to carve out meaningful knowledge products for wider dissemination
Develop training modules, sops, tools, job aids.
Work in a highly collaborative environment with different stakeholders including the state government, healthcare facilities’ staff, other partners, vendors, oems, etcIn the state on regular basis
Coordinate relationships across multiple functional areas, third party service providers and other programmatic teams to ensure optimal collaboration with path’s other oxygen projects, in particular operations, to ensure alignment of systems, processes, and initiatives across portfolio
Represent path and facilitate coordination with concerned supporting departments and units for activities for peso certification, operation, and maintenance and nabl accreditation
Manage relationships with external partners/vendors/ donors/ governments and other stakeholders
Work closely with state government counterparts to develop, implement monitor project activities including roadmaps, work-plans, activities, reports
He should be able to conduct trainings, make presentations and analyse data for the decision making
Undertake need-based travel within the state and other geographies as per need of the project
Model path’s values and people philosophy
Mba/mph/mha from a reputed university or higher-level qualification, preferably in public health or in another relevant field such as doctor
Advanced degree and/or training in public health
6+ years of progressively responsible leadership roles in the design and/or delivery of public health programs and research with a preference for experience in working on rcm program in india
Recognized public health leader in the state with experience of leading public health program
4-6 years’ experience of leading program operations in a state
Experience of managing a team of assigned members for conducting team operations
Work with a high degree of autonomy and independence in line with project goals and objectives
The candidates must be self-starters and committed to performing their duties with minimal direct and day-to-day supervision
Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation, and report on project success criteria results, metrics
Manage and coordinate diverse tasks and facilitate relationships among multiple stakeholders
Undertake other assignments, which may be assigned from time to time
Computer proficiency with high level of familiarity with commonly used packages like ms word, excel, power point, outlook & web surfing to search relevant data & documents
Fluency in english and ability to converse in local language
Available to travel at state and district level up to 50 percent
Must have legal authorization to work in india.
Path is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.
Path is an equal opportunity employerEvery qualified applicant will be considered for employmentPath does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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