APIN Public Health Initiatives Limited / Gte Clinical Information System Advisor Jobs in Nigeria

APIN Public Health Initiatives Limited / Gte Clinical Information System Advisor Jobs in Nigeria

Position Summary

  • seeks a Clinical Information System Advisor to lead the Clinical Information Systems unit.

  • The successful candidate will supervise the management and development of the National Electronic Medical Records, Laboratory Information Management System, and any other HIS platform as directed by the funders.

  • S/He will provide technical and strategic direction and support to the project team to scale up Clinical Information systems at all levels of the health system.

  • S/He will coordinate and liaise with government agencies, other donor-funded projects, implementing partners, CDC and other stakeholders to build capacity in and management of Clinical Information systems.

  • S/He will manage the optimization of the current thematic areas on NMRS and the onboarding of any new thematic area as directed by the funders.

  • The Clinical Information System Advisor reports directly to the Health Informatics lead 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

  • Lead development and enhancement of data use and data visualization on the assigned HIS platform.

  • Build technical capacity of MOH staff to manage and upgrade the assigned national HIS platforms.

  • Develop and routinely update all processes, standard operating procedures and documents for software management for the organization

  • Coordinate unit activities and maintain software architecture standards.

  • Participate in the design, implementation, testing, and launching of HIS Solutions by the organization

  • Collaborate with the government and other stakeholders by attending TWG meetings and implementing the government's activities.

  • Support the setting up of a pool of HI specialists in the relevant GON Ministries.

  • Ensure all unit activities are documented appropriately and made available to the relevant stakeholders.

  • 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 BSc in IT, Computing, computer engineering and any other relevant areas. A master's is also desirable.

  • At least 5 years of experience in health informatics.

  • Knowledge of one or more software development methodologies

  • Experience in project management of digital
    health projects

  • 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.

  • Knowledge of DHIS 2 data structures, data export capabilities, and API desired.

  • 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.

  • Thought leadership in the fields of health information systems and/or technology for global health.

  • 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.

  • Excellent ability in spoken and written English with high-level proficiency in a second language is highly preferred.

  • Ability and willingness to travel frequently

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; APIN Public Health Initiatives Limited / Gte Clinical Information System Advisor Jobs in Nigeria

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