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  • Posted: Sep 9, 2021
    Deadline: Sep 24, 2021
  • 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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    Senior Associate Health Information Exchange

    Job ID: api-63364
    Department: Strategic Information

    Position Summary

    • PHIS3 seeks a Senior Associate Health Information Exchange 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.
    • Snr Associate Health Information Exchange 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
    • Participate in the development and enhancement of data use and data visualization on the assigned HIS platform.
    • Participate in the development and maintenance of Laboratory Information Management systems (LIMS), and interoperability across various Health systems.
    • Participate in the development and routinely updating 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.
    • At least 3 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 to apply

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

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