Health Informatics Officer

Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Job Code: 1488
# of openings: 1


LOCATION:  Kakamega

Job Summary

Under the overall supervision of the M&E Specialist, Health Informatics officer will be responsible for EMR roll-out and

implementation in the supported sites in support to quality HIV programming. He/she will support in implementation

and maintenance of a robust knowledge management system in furtherance of EGPAF’s goals and objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

  • Support EMR maintenance, roll-out and implementation in EGPAF Kenya supported facilities.
  • Support regular, complete, accurate, timely and quality monitoring reports from health facilities on all required indicators
  • Implement quality assurance strategy to improve EMR data in all supported sites
  • Support in implementation and maintenance of a robust EGPAF Kenya Knowledge Management System (EKMS).
  • Coordinate capacity building session to EGPAF staff, MoH and other stakeholders on health informatics related activities including EMR and use of m-health solutions.
  • Support in entry/import/export of data in/from EKMS, PEPFAR database (DATIM)and DHIS2
  • Support in roll-out and implementation of m-health solution to facilitate real time data transmission and report sharing.

Required Qualifications

  • At least a diploma in Computer Science, Statistics or Information Technology
  • Over 3 years’ experience is similar or related position

Required skills and experience:

  • Experience in EMR design, roll-out and implementation
  • Experience in SQL database design and administration
  • Knowledge of transactional databases (MySQL, SQL Server, SQLite) and database programming including stored procedures, triggers and functions required
  • Familiarity with MOH EMR standards and knowledge of Open MRS
  • Proficient in  statistical analysis packages (SPSS/STATA/R etc)
  • Experience with managing and coordinating teams
  • Ability to build and manage strong working relationships among diverse stakeholders
  • Ability to work effectively in a busy, high pressure team environment
  • Ability to prioritize workload and demonstrate outcomes on strict deadlines
  • Commendable knowledge & skill in monitoring & evaluation activities
  • Strong oral and written communications skills

Previous Applicants:

If you do not remember your password click here.

Back to Search Results

New Search

Powered By Taleo