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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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    Senior EMR / PBS Module Officer

    Req ID: api-10526
    Department: Strategic Information

    Project Overview

    • The Public Health Information Surveillance Solutions and Systems (PHIS3) project is a US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funded project to strengthen systems to improve HIV service delivery and other public health interventions through continuous quality improvement, monitoring and evaluation, Surveillance, Health Informatics and laboratory quality management in Nigeria.
    • This project will work with the Government of Nigeria and PEPFAR implementing partners, national and sub-national health managers, health workers, and other stakeholders to strengthen the already existing national data repository and other associated health information systems.  The project seeks to recruit qualified persons to fill various positions to support the implementation of its operations.

    Position Summary

    • PHIS3 seeks a Senior EMR/PBS Module Officer. The successful candidate work in the Clinical Information Systems Unit of the Health Informatics Directorate. The Senior EMR/PBS Module Officer’s role is to define, develop, test, analyze, and maintain EMR (NMRS) software applications in support of the achievement of the program requirements. This includes writing, coding, testing, and analyzing software programs and applications. He/She will also research, design, document, and modify software specifications throughout the production life cycle.
    • The Senior EMR/PBS Module Officer reports directly to the Clinical Information Systems Advisor in activity implementation and management.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Collaborate with other developers, programmers, and designers to conceptualize and develop EMR software programs and applications.
    • Assist in the definition, development, and documentation of the EMR/PBS Module’s requirements, objectives, deliverables, and specifications
    • Defining EMR/PBS development project plans, including scoping, scheduling, and implementation.
    • Research, identify, analyze, and fulfill the requirements of all internal and external program users.
    • Liaise with Implementing Partners for efficient implementation of new software upgrades for resolution of any adaptation issues.
    • Recommend, schedule, and perform software improvements and upgrades.
    • Liaise with systems analysts and software developers to assist in resolving problems with software products or upgrades to EMR systems.
    • Consistently write, translate, and code software programs and applications according to specifications.
    • Write programming scripts to enhance functionality and performance of Software applications as necessary.
    • Design, run and monitor software performance tests on new upgrades and existing programs to correct errors, isolate areas for improvement, and general debugging.
    • Administer critical analysis of test results and deliver solutions to problem areas.
    • Generate statistics and write reports for management and/or team members on the status of the programming process.
    • Develop and maintain user manuals and guidelines.
    • Train end-users to operate new or modified programs.
    • Install software products for end users as required.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • A minimum of Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Statistics or related field with not less than 8 years work experience in Software development, database development, and management.
    • Master's Degree in Information Management or other related field is an added advantage.

    Technical Competencies:

    • Report writing and oral/written communication skills 
    • Computer literacy/skills in usage of personal productivity tools (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Internet browsing, emailing, etc.)
    • Proficiency in Java, MySQL, PHP, Python, Java Scripts, and knowledge of OpenSource applications.  
    • Intermediate/advanced knowledge on use of MS-Excel.

    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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