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  • Posted: Aug 16, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 29, 2022
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    Vision. The work of the Center for Global Health Practice and Impact (CGHPI) at Georgetown University results in a world in which all countries assure conditions for achieving health equity. Mission. CGHPI serves countries to sustainably improve their population’s health and wellbeing and safeguard against health-related threats by advancing use of evidence through human-centered enterprise architecture for achievement of equity and social justice.
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    Health Informatics Officer

    Job Overview

    • The health informatics officer will report to the state health informatics specialist and will work directly with supported facilities in the state to ensure the smooth running of all electronic health information systems deployed towards meeting the Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning requirements of the state office.
    • The role will proactively work with the MEL staff & electronic data clerks at the assigned facility, in providing solutions to IT challenges, systems troubleshooting, and escalation.
    • The role will be responsible for deploying and implementing any IT solutions targeted at the facility.

    Work Interactions and Conditions:

    • The health informatics officer will report to the state health informatics specialist who leads all the health informatics efforts in the state.
    • Requires frequent travels within the state to provide technical assistance to the health facilities and to the state office.

    Health Informatics and Software Management:

    • Deployment, implementation, and maintenance of electronic health systems at the facility such as LAMIS EMR, LAMIS lite mobile EMR, and other systems that will be introduced.
    • Support the various electronic health systems at the facility and community including routine capacity-building exercises, system troubleshooting, routine database backup and issue reporting.
    • Conduct routine evaluation to ensure that software and database tools developed meet the intended reporting and data output requirements for both internal use and donors needs.
    • Assist in the generation of routine reports from the EMR at the facility.
    • Ensure routine NDR data upload and GGHN DHIS2 instance
    • Other duties as required and assigned by the health informatics specialist.

    Requirements and Qualifications

    • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or similar technical discipline; or, equivalent demonstrable experience
    • Experience: Minimum of 3 years’ experience in HIV programming and PEPFAR program supporting health facilities. Proficient use of the MS office package and ability to basic data analysis.
    • Specialized knowledge: proficient in the use of LAMIS EMR and DHIS2, Database engines such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server. Comfortable working on Linux and Windows environment, having basic Networking and Computer hardware troubleshooting. Proficient in the use of at least one analytic tool (Tableau, Microsoft Power BI, SPSS, STATA, etc.)
    • Skills: strong organizational and time management skills, ability to communicate effectively and engage fellow team members and staff, mentorship, and leadership abilities.
    • Abilities: Strategic and analytical thinking skills with the ability to solve problems and make decisions and able to manage multiple tasks, ability to work with other team members, flexibility, decisiveness, and personal integrity.
    • Professional Certification: Certification in any Healthcare quality or monitoring and evaluation are desirable but not required

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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