Health Informatics Officer

Job Description

Department: Strategic Information & Evaluation

Reports To: Senior Health Informatics Officer

How will you fight for an AIDS-free generation?

Under the guidance of the Strategic Senior Health Informatics Officer, the Health Informatics Officer will be responsible for design and develop EGPAF Kenya Knowledge Management System (EKMS) that facilitates on-going analysis of aggregate and patient level data, and support the timely reporting for contractual and ad hoc reports to programs staff, donor and other stakeholders. He/she will support in establishment, expansion, implementation and maintenance of a robust knowledge management system in furtherance of EGPAF’s goals and objectives.

No two days are alike at EGPAF, but what can you expect as a Title?

Design, develop and implement android and web-based m-health solutions using cutting edge technologies that facilitate real time data transmission and report sharing.
Support in implementation and maintenance of EGPAF Kenya’s Knowledge Management System (EKMS).
Provide technical support for eHealth/mHealth systems including first level support, troubleshooting, system testing, application rollout, user training and providing excellent post-rollout client support via phone, internet, or in-person.
Support routine EMR database uploads to the National Data Warehouse.
Write programming scripts to support extraction and aggregation of data for program progress monitoring and reporting through DATIM and MOH system (DHIS).
Coordinate application deployment for multiple projects and partners.
Support training and capacity building sessions to EGPAF staff, MoH and other stakeholders on health informatics related activities including EMR and use of m-health solutions.Support internal and partner health information system training and continuous mentorship.
Ensure that program staff and partners have enough capability for operating existing and required information systems.
Represent the project in health informatics technical forums at facility, sub-county and county level.

To Be Successful, You Will Have

At least Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, or Information Technology.
Adept in Java, JavaScript, MySQL, Shell scripting, Angular Js, React Js, XML, net (C#, ASP).
Demonstrable experience in development and implementation of android and web-based m-health solutions.
Knowledge of transactional databases (MySQL, SQL Server, SQLite) and database.
Experience in designing, developing, implementing and maintaining knowledge. management systems that facilitate data use for decision making.
Experience with server setup and maintenance (including networking and computer hardware maintenance).
Demonstrated technical experience integrating different data sources from/to different databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQL Server, Open MRS framework) while addressing data quality; database performance, optimization, data aggregation using PostgreSQL/SQL query scripts.
Ability to work effectively in a busy, high pressure team environment.
Ability to prioritize workload and demonstrate outcomes on strict deadlines.
Strong oral and written communications skills.
Must be able to travel locally.
Experience working in Health domain.

Bonus Points If You Have

Experience in providing direct technical support in implementation of health informatics platforms with specific experience in HIV/TB projects. Proven experience and familiarity with MOH/GOK KenyaEMR and health informatics systems will be added advantage.

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is on a mission to create a world where no mother, child, or family is devastated by HIV and AIDS, and we are making an impact. We are a proven leader in the global fight to end HIV and AIDS, and an advocate for every child to live a full and healthy life into adulthood. For more than 30 years, EGPAF has been a leader in meeting urgent needs in pediatric HIV and AIDS in the world’s most affected regions. We carry out our values of passion, innovation, teamwork, leadership, integrity, excellence and equity every day, while maximizing our impact in the communities we serve. Join us on our fight for an AIDS-free generation!

As a global, multinational and multicultural organization, EGPAF believes that diversity in the workplace enriches our work and enhances our impact and effectiveness. We believe that employees have the right to work in a climate of mutual respect and integrity that promotes dignity and respect for all, and that enables them to reach their full potential. The Foundation is committed to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEI&B).

EGPAF is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender or age. In addition to country law requirements, EGPAF complies with US laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the Foundation has facilities.

The Foundation does not charge any fees at any stage of the recruitment process. If you are asked to pay a fee at any stage of recruitment, please contact fraud@pedaids.org.


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About Elizabeth Glaser

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