Health Information Specialist Jobs in Kenya

Health Information Specialist Jobs in Kenya


Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Director of Health and Partnership, the Health Information Specialist will play a key role in responding to health inquiries about contraceptives and family planning, assisting women make informed sexual and reproductive decisions and generally providing friendly services to those who seek advice/counsel.

    Principal Accountabilities

  • Review and moderate all discussions on the contraceptive forum

  • Share helpful resources with forum users
    Provide counseling and make referrals (links to services and/or products as needed) to live chat users (offline and online users)

  • Follow-up on live chat users based on initial services provided

  • Assist in the production of health content for the contraceptive selection tool

  • Schedule and attend events to showcase/raise awareness on the tools

  • Provide recommendations on ways to optimize all contraceptive information tools

  • Assist in the production of reports on tools usage (e.g. provision of qualitative insights, experience as a moderator)

  • Create new forum topics based on users’ questions/feedback

    Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge

  • A Bachelors of Science in Nursing and be registered to practice

  • Proven experience working with health organizations and specifically in the area of
    sexual and reproductive health

  • At least 5 years of experience working within a hospital or clinic as a nurse – Work experience supporting a gynecologist is a plus.

  • Comfortable with technology (e.g. Google suite, Word Suite) and a quick learner in using new technology tools and platforms

  • Strong communicator and problem solver

  • Detail-oriented and possess good organizational skills

  • Possess good interpersonal skills

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke by Friday, 27th March 2020 clearly stating the subject heading “Health Information Specialist”.

  • Indicate your current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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