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19 May 2017

Health Informatics/Programmer Job - Christian Health Association of Kenya

Location: Nairobi – With extensive field travel to CHAP Uzima Supported health facilities within Kenya

Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics or Information Technology.
  • A minimum of 5 years of health informatics experience
  • A broad and extensive knowledge of IT principles, methods and techniques; analytical skills and superior knowledge of project management principles to manage projects and work with multi-disciplinary teams
  • An expert knowledge in one or more IT domains in order to provide advice to clients and senior management
  • Experience in the design, programming and administration of transactional databases (MySQL, SQL Server, PostgreSQL)
  • Experience in the Windows Server and Linux Server Administration
  • Experience in networking & hardware maintenance
  • Experience in designing, developing, implementing and maintaining knowledge management systems that facilitate data use for decision making
  • Demonstrable experience in development and implementation of web and m-health based solutions.
  • Experience in working with IQcare and IQtools will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in programming skills in PHP, JavaScript CSS, XML, net (C#, ASP)
  • Working knowledge of DATIM & PEPFAR reporting systems Ability to work effectively in a busy, high pressure team environment
  • Ability to prioritize workload and demonstrate outcomes on strict deadline.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills

Responsibilities
Under the direction of the MERL Advisor, he/she will be:

  • CHAP Uzima point person in EMR implementations.
  • Work with all regional teams in supporting and troubleshooting of EMRs at implementing health facility levels.
  • Support information technology infrastructure and data management tools
  • Facilitate implementation of EMR at implementing sites as approved by CHAP Uzima and
  • MOH and ensure technical support is provided as needed
  • Coordinate technical M&E needs at implementing sites (computers and hardware)
  • Build the data culture at health facilities to improve data demand and data use
  • Increase Health Facilities demand for quality information, methods, and tools, and facilitation of information use in decision making
  • To develop and maintain an up-to-date M&E Database of various programmes and projects particularly CHAK-HIV project
  • To provide support in the development and application of M&E Tools
  • To participate in the relevant Health Sector HMIS/M&E Technical Working Group
  • Any other duties as may be assigned.

How To Apply
Applications together with CVs, contacts of 2 referees and copies of relevant academic and professional certificates should be sent by Email or mail to the contact below.

The deadline for receiving all applications is May 28, 2017.  

Responses will be provided to shortlisted candidates only.

The General Secretary
P.O. Box 30690 – 00100, Nairobi
Tel. (020)4441920 / 0733-334419

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