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M&E Specialist, Health Informatics At Anagement Sciences For Health (MSH)

Date Posted: 17/Jul/2017
Deadline: 23/Jul/2017

The Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150 countries with policy makers, health professionals, and health care consumers to improve the quality, availability and affordability of health services.

M&E Specialist, Health Informatics

Job ID: 13-9645
Location: Abuja
Grade: H
Group/Office: HPG
Dept/Unit: GEN (General)
Project/Program: A512 - Nigeria CaTSS
Reports To: Director, M&E

The M&E Specialist, Health Informatics as a member of the MSH M&E team is to contribute to the attainment of overall project deliverables and mandate.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Function as technical expert for project Electronic Medical Records [EMR], Electronic Health Records [EHR] and portable medical devices initiatives.
  • Flesh out the upgrade of the MSH EMR/EHR platform.
  • Ensure all the requisite data collection tools [PMM tools] are uploaded and active on the MSH EMR/EHR platform.
  • Ensure all the reporting features/modules [including new ones as may be determined by the content development team] are fully functional within the EMR/EHR platform.
  • Ensure the EMR/EHR platform is inter-operable with and or meets NigeriaQual & NDR specifications.
  • Provide technical leadership and expertise for MSH DHIS operations.
  • Build MSH staff capacity on the maintenance and management of the EMR/EHR platform.
  • Develop a user-friendly user guide for the EMR/EHR platform.
  • Develop an efficient and user-friendly data management and data storage system for the EMR/EHR.
  • Maintain a log of lessons learned and best practices in relation to the project EMR/EHR platform.
  • Submit comprehensive report on EMR/HER including accomplishment on mile stones.
  • Develop portable medical devices as may be required by the project.
  • Undertake any other Duties as may be assigned by supervisor.

Reports To
Director, M&E
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  • B.Sc./HND in Computer Science, I.T, Engineering, Social Science & related fields
  • Demonstrated Proficiency in Java, MySQL, PHP and other applicable program languages
  • Database Management Skills is an advantage
  • Good knowledge of Linux & Windows Operating Systems  
  • At least 2 years prior experience with customization of Open-source HMIS /EMR 
  • Understanding of Computer Hardware, Network design & switching.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide training and technical support for users with varying levels of IT knowledge and competence
  • Basic Monitoring and Evaluation Skills.
  • Possession of excellent communication and interpersonal skills  
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and within a team.
  • Learning facilitation skills
  • Ability to learn new things and apply them.
  • Demonstrated competence to assess priorities and manage a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as an effective team member in a complex and fast paced environment.

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