Job for Consultant – Healthcare Technologies in National Health Systems Resource Centre

National Health Systems Resource Centre (NHSRC) has been set up under the National Health Mission (NHM) as an autonomous registered society, to channelize technical assistance and capacity building support to the states for strengthening the public health system. The NHSRC is also mandated to contribute towards National strategic health planning and programme design. Work at NHSRC is organised around multiple divisions, namely – Community Processes, Quality Improvement, Public Health Planning, Public Health Administration, Healthcare Financing & Healthcare Technology, HMIS and Human Resources for Health. NHSRC intends recruiting Short Term Consultant – Healthcare Technologies purely on contractual basis.

Post: Short Term Consultant – Healthcare Technologies

Roles and Responsibilities
Undertaking literature review of healthcare technologies.
Collecting information on efficacy of technologies based on published data from trials, published studies, product package inserts and innovations submitted under the product category of National Health Innovations Portal.
Analysis of data/market research on technology costs and pricing.
Review of safety aspects of technologies based on secondary literature.
Review of legal, ethical and social impacts of healthcare technologies.
Writing of Health Technology Assessment Reports.
Undertake other assignments, which may be assigned from time to time in the division or required by Executive Director.

 

Eligibility:
Graduation in Bio-medical engineering /biological sciences/medicine/clinical research with a post-graduation in relevant discipline.
Atleast 1 Year of post qualification work experience in Health Technology Assessment (HTA).
Published work in the area of health technology assessments or meta-analysis of published studies/trials on devices.
Previous experience in compilation of health technology assessment reports.
Computer proficiency with high level of familiarity with commonly used packages like MS Word, Excel, Power Point & Web surfing to search relevant data & documents.
Good communication and presentation skills, excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
Knowledge in Health systems development desirable.
Willingness to travel to states & districts to collect technical information and ability to subsequently synthesize information into research evidence

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