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    eHealth Africa designs and implements data-driven solutions and technologies to improve health systems for and with local communities. eHA’s technology works in low connectivity settings, and smartly uses data to drive decision-making by local governments and partner agencies to get optimum results.

    Registered Nurse

     

    We leverage our staff and department expertise across five programmatic areas:

    • Health Delivery Systems
    • Public Health Emergency Management Systems
    • Disease Surveillance Systems
    • Laboratory & Diagnostic Systems
    • Nutrition & Food Security Systems

    In each of these programmatic areas, we partner with governments, communities, nonprofits and other stakeholders to generate holistic solutions, because we believe that every community deserves access to the types of tools that can enable them to lead healthier lives.

    Purpose of the position
    The Registered Nurse provides direct and indirect care for assigned patients in various nursing units and home visits per scheduled shift. The Registered Nurse is primarily responsible for professional performance and safe patient care. The role encompasses nursing assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, evaluation, and coordination of care for patients across the healthcare continuum involving families. Duties include but are not limited to, managing patients with various medical cases.

    What you’ll do

    To perform this job successfully, you must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned:

    • Perform patient assessment using appropriate, problem focused, and age-specific assessment techniques.
    • Analyze the assessment data, derive nursing interventions, set priorities according to patients needs, formulate a plan of care, implement and evaluate the outcome.
    • Document all relevant data in the electronic medical record according to clinic standards.
    • Treat patients and families with care and respect while maintaining patient privacy and confidentiality.
    • Involve the patient, significant others, and health care providers in the plan of care when appropriate.
    • Collaborate with other disciplines through multidisciplinary meetings and care conferences to facilitate patient care and operations.
    • Initiate appropriate discharge plan.
    • Recognize subtle cues to anticipate potential problems.
    • Demonstrate required assessment and therapeutic skills.
    • Implement and monitor infection control measures.
    • Apply safety measures related to patient care.
    • Operate all unit-required equipment safely.
    • Ensure availability and maintenance of supplies and equipment needed for the unit and patient care.
    • Accountable for the use of patients’ and hospital’s resources.
    • Accountable to the patient, the organization, the profession and self.
    • Perform clerical duties when needed.
    • Provide basic life support when needed.
    • Administer medications, monitor desirable and undesirable effects and intervene appropriately.
    • Ensure that patients are provided with appropriate nutrition.
    • Manage patients with infectious diseases when applicable.
    • Manage pediatric patients with infectious diseases when applicable.
    • Travel to patients’ homes to deliver care as required.
    • Strictly follow clinical guidelines and standard operating procedures set by the clinic management.

    Patient & Family Education/Support:

    • Provide emotional support and measures to alleviate fear and anxiety.
    • Assess patient and family readiness and identifying learning needs.
    • Lead/encourage multidisciplinary approach for patient’s discharge.
    • Develop and implement the teaching plan utilizing patient education manual.
    • Document patient and family education.
    • Participate in voluntary community health activities to promote, maintain and restore health and prevent diseases.
    • Adheres to Policies and Procedures.
    • Adheres to eHealth Africa Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.

    Who you are

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform this job.

    • Bachelor’s Degree of Nursing from an accredited nursing college, University with High Distinction (Top 10% of graduating class).
    • Must have current clinical experience in direct patient care and have worked a minimum of 24 months in a 20+ bed hospital in the last 3 years.
    • Must have at least 3 years of postgraduate nursing experience in an accredited University Teaching, Federal Medical Centre or International hospital.
    • Hold and maintain a current nursing license to practice in Nigeria..
    • Ability to pass a written knowledge test and interview.
    • Knowledge and skills to provide vaccination.
    • Knowledge and skills to perform minor trauma care including suturing, plaster casting, I&D, debridement etc.
    • Knowledge and skills to stabilize trauma patients prior to transport to higher level of care.
    • Proficient in using a computer for patient care, documentation and communication.
    • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Strong leadership skills that include the ability to build effective teams, ability to motivate others, delegate, and make timely/quality decisions.
    • Proficiency working within specialized software utilized in program.

    Customer Service Requirements

    • Must have excellent customer service skills and communication skills
    • Must be able to plan and perform daily activities in an organized manner.
    • Must be kind, compassionate, dedicated and patient.
    • Must have the ability to handle different kinds of emotions as well as manage on the job stress.
    • Must be focused, very detailed and be creative in making decision.
    • Must be physically and mentally stable to handle extended shifts as well as mental pressure and traumatic events.
    • Must be able to review, analyze and respond to different situation they encounter daily.
    • Must be able to think critically in adapting to change, judging situations and taking appropriate decisions.

    eHA Values:
    We believe strongly in our mission and our core values, and our teams are most successful when they do also.

    IMPACT & QUALITY: We work on solving big problems. We believe in the power of technology to make a transformational difference in health systems, and we know that when we do high-quality work, we have the opportunity to change lives in the communities we impact.

    INNOVATIVE PROBLEM-SOLVING: We maintain a worldview driven by possibilities, not limitations. We build smart systems that will sustain beyond our tenures. We challenge prevailing assumptions, respect the urgency of the environments we operate in, and take smart risks to search for the best solution.

    PASSION: We care intensely about what we do, and about whom we do it with. We inspire others with our tenacity and commitment to our communities and each other.

    HONESTY: We are honest with our communities, our partners, our donors, and ourselves. We communicate with candor, respect, and humility. We are quick to admit our own mistakes, and work to correct them with openness & expediency.

    GROWTH & LEARNING: We embrace curiosity. We pursue and promote continuous learning, share our skills and knowledge, and actively work to make ourselves and those around us better.

    OWNERSHIP: We work to become part of the fabric of the communities in which we work. We value our seat at the table, and invest in the places we call home.

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities. eHealth Africa is a tobacco-free environment.

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    Chief Accountant

     

    We leverage our staff and department expertise across five programmatic areas:

    • Health Delivery Systems
    • Public Health Emergency Management Systems
    • Disease Surveillance Systems
    • Laboratory & Diagnostic Systems
    • Nutrition & Food Security Systems

    In each of these programmatic areas, we partner with governments, communities, nonprofits and other stakeholders to generate holistic solutions, because we believe that every community deserves access to the types of tools that can enable them to lead healthier lives.

    Purpose of the position
    The Chief Accountant performs daily accounting activities as well as additional analytical responsibilities that may include support of the management team in a variety of operational decisions that have a financial impact. S/he conducts a timely and accurate close of ledgers and facilitates the preparation of the organization financial statements. S/he engages in financial analysis in such areas as cost reduction analysis and reviewing operational performance. The Chief Accountant will report to the Snr. Manager, Global Controller.

    What you’ll do
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned:

    • Manages the organization’s on-site daily accounting records.
    • Validates accounting entries to the general ledger and bank reconciliation and creates recurring journal entries.
    • Ensures all accounting entries are accurate and supported by appropriate documentation.
    • Prepares monthly account reconciliations in support of the financial statements.
    • Assists with the preparation and administration of the financial audit and preparation of tax return work papers.
    • Ensures timely close of monthly ledgers and company books.
    • Engages in ongoing cost reduction analyses in all areas of the organization.
    • Interprets the company's financial results to management and recommends improvement activities.
    • Performs any other duties assigned by Management.
    • May frequently travel between company worksites.
    • Presents a professional demeanor at all times. Approaches others in a tactful manner.
    • Reacts well under pressure. Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
    • Accepts responsibility for own actions. Follows through on commitments.
    • Is consistently at work and on time.
    • Participates in and promotes a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment.
    • Attends and participates in staff meetings, training classes and supervision.
    • Adheres to Policies and Procedures.
    • Adheres to eHealth Africa Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.

    Who you are

    • Bachelor’s degree from college or university in Finance and Accounting or any other related field. Master’s degree is a plus.
    • 5-8 years professional accounting/finance experience preferably with a non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO), or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Knowledge of and experience with financial systems software.
    • A proven track record of achievement in the areas of finance and accounting as well as a mastery of spreadsheets.
    • Must understand accounts payable, receivables and be able to work effectively and efficiently in the organization’s accounting system.
    • Must understand accounting terminology and have worked with budgets, forecasts and variance reporting.
    • Good knowledge of financial management and accounting and budget holding principles. Excellent communication skills and an ability to work independently and comfortable coordinating multi-country staff.
    • Organizational skills and great attention to detail. Must be able to work as a leader and member of a team and possess good problem solving skills.
    • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, multi-task and work independently.
    • Must have the ability to manage conflicts and resolve problems effectively.
    • Good learning ability. Action oriented and resilient in a fast-paced environment

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities. eHA is a tobacco-free environment.

    Physical Demands

    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee is frequently required to sit and use a computer and reach with their hands and arms.

    Above all
    We believe strongly in our mission and our core values, and our teams are most successful when they do also.

    IMPACT & QUALITY: We work on solving big problems. We believe in the power of technology to make a transformational difference in health systems, and we know that when we do high-quality work, we have the opportunity to change lives in the communities we impact.

    INNOVATIVE PROBLEM-SOLVING: We maintain a worldview driven by possibilities, not limitations. We build smart systems that will sustain beyond our tenures. We challenge prevailing assumptions, respect the urgency of the environments we operate in, and take smart risks to search for the best solution.

    PASSION: We care intensely about what we do, and about whom we do it with. We inspire others with our tenacity and commitment to our communities and each other.

    HONESTY: We are honest with our communities, our partners, our donors, and ourselves. We communicate with candor, respect, and humility. We are quick to admit our own mistakes, and work to correct them with openness & expediency.

    GROWTH & LEARNING: We embrace curiosity. We pursue and promote continuous learning, share our skills and knowledge, and actively work to make ourselves and those around us better.

    OWNERSHIP: We work to become part of the fabric of the communities in which we work. We value our seat at the table, and invest in the places we call home.

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    Business Analyst

     

     Summary

    The Business Analyst is responsible for the requirements analysis and documentation, specification, development cycle and execution of a variety of software projects. S/he manages the sprint and release process and communicates all changes to relevant stakeholders.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Discovers, documents, and prioritizes client needs and requirements, translating them to specific software requirements
    • Supports Information Systems Manager in developing specifications, timelines and budget
    • Manages prioritization in close coordination with the programs and engineering teams
    • Organizes and facilitates project planning, daily stand-ups, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other project-related meetings
    • Tracks tasks and milestones and reports on the project's progress
    • Supports Information Systems Manager in establishing software development processes with the local development team
    • Acts as an interface between program units, technology teams and support teams in collaboration with a Senior Business Analyst
    • Documents business and system processes using UML notation and Case tool like Enterprise Architect
    • Ensures that the recommended solution has a competitive edge
    • Understands the technical designs as well as the specifications
    • Effectively communicates with internal teams and external clients to deliver functional requirements such as GUI, screen and interface designs
    • Provides expertise to identify and translate system requirements into software design documentation
    • Works as a technical writer to ensure quality internal and external client-oriented documentation
    • Provides end-to-end solution and design details
    • Demos product functionalities for customers and other stakeholders

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree from college or university in Computer Science, Business Management, Engineering, Information Systems Technology or related field
    • Minimum of 2 years hands-on product or project management experience with software products and solutions
    • Desirables: UML, SCRUM, MICROSOFT Technologies
    • Demonstrated experience to gather user requirements from a number of sources and build product requirements. Ability to identify product improvements that meet organizational and client needs
    • Understanding of Agile/Scrum Framework
    • Excellent written and verbal communications with a strong aptitude for succinctly presenting thoughts and ideas to internal and external stakeholders
    • Organizational skills and great attention to detail
    • Must be able to work as a member of a team and possess good problem-solving skills
    • Must have the ability to manage conflicts and resolve problems effectively
    • Action oriented and resilient in a fast-paced environment
    • Fluent in English

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

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