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Health Systems Researcher

Date Posted
26th July 2017
Healthcare & Medical
Job Type
Port of Spain
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Applications are invited from suitably qualified nationals of Trinidad and Tobago for the post of Health Systems Researcher, on contract, for a period of three (3) years, in the Ministry of Health.

Job Description

Job Summary
Works with the Director of Health Services Quality Management Unit and other key stakeholders to develop performance indicators, bench-marks, quality award criteria and models of care; work also involves conducting operational research and establishing systems for improved customer relationships.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides oversight for research programmes for the collation of information to be used as the basis for policies and procedural guidelines development.
  • Undertakes research to collect information for monitoring and evaluating the quality of the health care system.
  • Analyzes the performance of health institutions to identify trends, changes in trends, or as a tool to be used in the making of decisions and solving problems.
  • Develops analytical and evaluation reports for use in the development of MoH Quality Improvement targets and indicators.
  • Calculates the effectiveness of criteria and assessment instruments used for quality awards and makes recommendations for updating same
  • Develops/assists in the development of assessment instruments to be used for the purposes of research within the Unit and the wider Ministry
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Adviser.


Minimum Qualification, Experience and Training

  • A University Degree in a Health related discipline or relevant Social Sciences from a recognized institution.
  • Three (3) years of experience in Health Quality Management.
  • Equivalent combination of Health Quality Management training and experience.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however unsuitable/late applications will not be acknowledged.

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