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  • Posted: Sep 9, 2021
    Deadline: Sep 24, 2021
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  • AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria, Ltd./Gte. (APIN) is a non-governmental organization registered with the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). APIN has built a strong partnership with the Nigerian Government, which is memorialized through a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the National Planning Commission. APIN is a leading Nigerian orga...
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    Health Information Exchange Officer

    Req ID: api-51794
    Department: Strategic Information

    Position Summary

    • PHIS3 seeks a Health Information Exchange Officer to support Health Informatics activities. The Health Information Exchange Officer will also be involved in the management, enhancement, development and deployment of the Laboratory Information Management systems (LIMS).
    • S/He will provide technical assistance to the project team to scale up of interoperability of health information systems at all levels of the health system. Health Information Exchange Officer reports directly to the Health Information Exchange Advisor in activity implementation and management.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Provide technical assistant to ensure the implementation, adaptation, and improvement of national interoperable electronic HIS platforms, to capture, store and transmit patient-level or service-based data
    • Support the development and enhancement of data use and data visualization on the assigned HIS platform.
    • Support the development and maintenance of Laboratory Information Management systems (LIMS), and interoperability across various Health systems.
    • Develop and routinely update all processes, standard operating procedures, and documents for software management for the organization
    • Participate in the design, implementation, testing, and launching of HIS Solutions by the organization
    • Attend designated meetings and make technical presentations in relation to cross-cutting issues at different levels (Team lead meetings, general staff meetings) and with external stakeholders (GON, meetings with Implementing Partners meetings)

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Minimum of B.Sc in IT, Computing, computer engineering, and any other relevant areas. A master's is also desirable.
    • At least 4 years of experience in health informatics.
    • Proficient in Java, ASP.NET MVC (Comprehensive understanding with at least 3 years commercial experience of web technologies on the .NET platform), Typescript, Software Design, Database design, UML design, Software Development Lifecycle.
    • Knowledge of one or more software development methodologies
    • Experience working with health sector information systems is preferred
    • Experience with business process analysis, workflow, requirements specification development, and data modeling.
    • Strong knowledge and experience with data extract, transform, and load (ETL) principles, methods, and technology, and the use of application programming interfaces (APIs) for electronic data transfer.
    • Experience with software quality assurance and software development methodologies.
    • Experience working on a team in a developing country to create interoperability among information systems, including the use of unique patient identifiers across systems, is desired.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills for high-level policy audiences (writing examples may be required).
    • Excellent coordination and information management skills.
    • The ability to work well under pressure; skilled at change management, crisis management, and problem-solving.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning methodology and documentation processes.
    • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with users and various stakeholders (local and international); developed cultural awareness and innovation sense.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to APIN on apin.org.ng to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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