About National Health Authority
National Health Authority (NHA) is the apex body, responsible for implementing Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY), India’s flagship health assurance scheme, providing health cover of Rs 5 lakhs per family, per year, for secondary and tertiary care hospitalization, to over 10.74crore poor and vulnerable families, or approximately 50crore beneficiaries. NHA is tasked with implementing PM-JAY at the national level. State Health Agencies (SHAs) have been instituted by concerned states to implement PM-JAY at the state level. SHAs have full operational autonomy to implement PM-JAYin their state.
Position● Young Professionals – Hospital Network and Quality
Roles and Responsibilities1. Propose a comprehensive metric and measurement system, to gauge the design and implementation of the scheme, as well as empanelment criteria; 2. Responsible for piloting and accreditation process, analyzing results and making recommendations for program improvement, based on the results;3. Define, own and execute the Learning and Research plan, methodologies, and partnerships in collaboration with the team and partners;4. Conduct secondary research on health standard models in India and in other countries, for the purposes of developing accreditation standards and measures;5. Co-ordinate with the IT team for implementation of various systems and metrics;6. Additional responsibilities and duties may be assigned to the YP (applicable to all YPs) professionals as per requirements of the NHA.
Qualifications:● Essential: Masters’ Degree or Diploma in Public Health, Population Studies, Statistics, Health or other relevant subject; OR Graduates with at least 3 years of experience in accreditation, or quality assurance in the health sector, with some prior exposure to hospital accreditation, health economics or research & analytics in health, shall also be eligible.● Desirable: Candidates with additional Qualifications such as Ph.D. or research & analytics experience or policy papers or publications in national/international journals in relevant fields, shall be preferred.
Experience:● Essential: Post-Graduate applicants possessing prescribed qualifications must have a minimum of one year of relevant experience; OR Graduate applicants must have three(3) years of experience in accreditation, or quality assurance in the health sector, with some prior exposure to hospital accreditation, health economics or research & analytics in health. ● Desirable: Candidates with prescribed experience, supported by published work/policy papers, shall be preferred.
Remuneration● A consolidated amount of Rs.75,000/-per month, inclusive of Transport Allowance(for Local conveyance).● There shall be an annual increase of Rs.5,000/- subject to satisfactory performance. In case the engagement requires qualifications that are of specialized or rare nature, the remuneration for the Young Professional can be increased by up to 20%, on the discretion of the CEO, NHA.
Contract Period● The period of engagement shall be initially for a period of two years which can be extended upto four years- one year at a time, on the recommendations of Performance Appraisal Committee constituted by the NHA.● In case a person leaves before completion of one year, he/she will not get any work certificate from the NHA.