Health Informatics Officer Vacancy


Job Description

LOCATION: Kakamega

Job Summary

Under the overall supervision of the M&E Specialist, Health Informatics officer will be responsible for EMR roll-out and implementation in the supported sites in support to quality HIV programming. He/she will support in implementation and maintenance of a robust knowledge management system in furtherance of EGPAF’s goals and objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

Support EMR maintenance, roll-out and implementation in EGPAF Kenya supported facilities.
Support regular, complete, accurate, timely and quality monitoring reports from health facilities on all required indicators
Implement quality assurance strategy to improve EMR data in all supported sites
Support in implementation and maintenance of a robust EGPAF Kenya Knowledge Management System (EKMS).
Coordinate capacity building session to EGPAF staff, MoH and other stakeholders on health informatics related activities including EMR and use of m-health solutions.
Support in entry/import/export of data in/from EKMS, PEPFAR database (DATIM)and DHIS2
Support in roll-out and implementation of m-health solution to facilitate real time data transmission and report sharing.

Required Qualifications

At least a diploma in Computer Science, Statistics or Information Technology
Over 3 years’ experience is similar or related position

Required skills and experience:

Experience in EMR design, roll-out and implementation
Experience in SQL database design and administration
Knowledge of transactional databases (MySQL, SQL Server, SQLite) and database programming including stored procedures, triggers and functions required
Familiarity with MOH EMR standards and knowledge of Open MRS
Proficient in statistical analysis packages (SPSS/STATA/R etc)
Experience with managing and coordinating teams
Ability to build and manage strong working relationships among diverse stakeholders
Ability to work effectively in a busy, high pressure team environment
Ability to prioritize workload and demonstrate outcomes on strict deadlines
Commendable knowledge & skill in monitoring & evaluation activities
Strong oral and written communications skills


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