Human Resources Management

Human resource management involves making sure that people with the right training are well-supported and able to provide necessary services.

In any health care budget, staff costs are among the highest. Yet human human resource management cannot be compromised. It entails identifying needed positions, hiring competent people to fill them, assuring that staff have ongoing training and support to perform their jobs, that their performance is measured, their professional growth and development is nurtured, and that they are compensated appropriately. Managing attrition and retirements are also critical.

JSI helps organizations manage human resources effectively. We provide technical assistance to ensure that human resources policies meet standards, licensing, and accreditation requirements. We build organizational capacity to conduct worker training and promote best practices to retain health workers to ensure a system that operates smoothly and meets end-clients’ needs.

At the country level, JSI also helps ministries improve their national human resources policies and strengthen HR information systems. We assist with leadership governance at national, sub-national, and facility levels, and set up training and retention programs for community health workers. JSI also develops and conducts staff training in public health, clinical services, and gender and cultural competencies.

Highlights

PROJECT
View details: Liberia President's Young Professionals Program (PYPP)

Liberia President's Young Professionals Program (PYPP)

JSI is assisting the government of Liberia in establishing a pipeline of young leaders - motivated and able workers - through training and mentoring for future success.

FEATURE
View details: Local trainees help and guide mothers through their pregnancy in Ethiopia

Local trainees help and guide mothers through their pregnancy in Ethiopia

The Last Ten Kilometers project improves services in rural Ethiopia by enlisting community volunteers to map health data in their villages.

PROJECT
View details: Advancing Partners & Communities (APC)

Advancing Partners & Communities (APC)

JSI is supporting and advancing community programs in more than 30 countries that seek to improve local health services, especially those related to family planning.

FEATURE
View details: Rebuilding a sufficient team of health workers in Uganda

Rebuilding a sufficient team of health workers in Uganda

Through strategic internship appointments, the NUMAT project pairs university students with health training institutions to support understaffed initiatives and increase access to health services for communities in Northern Uganda.

PROJECT
View details: Technical Assistance to the New Partners Initiative (TA-NPI)

Technical Assistance to the New Partners Initiative (TA-NPI)

JSI helped 11 PEPFAR New Partners Initiative grantees to improve the quality of their HIV programs by strengthening their organizational systems and technical capacity so as to better serve the needs of their communities.

FEATURE
View details: Volunteer teachers promote healthy lifestyles for students in Georgia

Volunteer teachers promote healthy lifestyles for students in Georgia

The Healthy Women in Georgia project trains teachers to lead an after-school program that offers a safe place for teens to learn about and discuss topics such as reproductive health, substance abuse, STIs, early marriage, and other social issues.

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