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4 Jun 2021

Full-Time Interim Evaluation Consultancy for Component 1 of the Enhancing Health Care Service Delivery Project

Ministry of Health and Wellness – Posted by careersja Anywhere

Job Description

In the execution and delivery of health services, timely access to quality, efficient and effective care are critical components, especially in the aim of achieving universal health care.

The implementation of the Enhancing Health Care Service Delivery (EHCSD) project aims to improve the throughput of critical services provided at public health facilities, thus reducing waiting times for services such as admissions, as well as reducing hospital length of stay. The Project focuses on three key areas negatively impacting the health sector’s ability to respond timely to the health care needs of the public patients. The areas of focus are: (i) diagnostic radiology services (ii) elective surgeries and (iii) removal of social cases from hospitals.

In recognition of its resource constraints and inability to meet the growing demand for diagnostic services, the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW) commenced the outsourcing of the following imaging services in September 2019: CT scan, MRI, Ultrasound, Angiography, Endoscopy and Histopathology. Patients are being referred to an approved list of private imaging service providers and all costs for outsourced services are being borne by the Government of Jamaica (GOJ). Since September 2019, more than 18,000 tests have been completed nationally and the MOHW has paid out approximately One Billion Jamaican Dollars for the service. There is an existing framework agreement with sixteen approved service providers under the project and they are contracted to provide services to 23 hospitals nationwide.

The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) can be accessed on the MOHWs website at www.moh.gov.jmas of Monday, June 7, 2021.  Enquiries regarding the Technical Specifications document must be emailed to wallaceg@moh.gov.jm and copied to McfarlaneK@moh.gov.jm

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted electronically on or before MondayJune 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm (1400 hrs.) address to wallaceg@moh.gov.jm and copied to McfarlaneK@moh.gov.jm, and must include Curriculum Vitae (CVs), valid Tax Compliance Certificate (TCC)/Tax Compliance Letter (TCL),Taxpayer Registration Number(TRN) and proof of experience as stipulated in the TOR of the key & non-key experts being proposed for this consultancy. The Ministry of Health & Wellness reserves the right to accept or reject any tenders/call for CVs or to abort the tender/call for CVS process without any explanation to prospective bidders/applicants. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time.

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