M&E Specialist, Health Informatics EMR (Electronic Medical Record) at Management Sciences For Health – MSH

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. Job ID: 13-10544 Location: Abuja Group/Office: PDG (Program Delivery Group) Dept/Unit: FAOGEN – FAO General Project/Program: A512 – Nigeria CaTSS Reports To: Director, Monitoring & Evaluations Grade: H Overview

The M&E Specialist, Health Informatics [EMR] as a member of the project M&E team is to contribute to the overall attainment of project objectives. He/her primary focus will be on ensuring project EMR platform and EMR-related operations are of topmost quality and effectiveness.

Specific Responsibilities

Update the project EMR plan.
Undertake the upgrade of the project EMR platform
Develop efficient systems for deployment of project EMR system upgrades and executing same
Developing Apps and other tools are may be applicable to improve the project EMR system
Support the achievement of interoperability of the project EMR platform with other platforms including but not limited to DHIS2.
Design, develop and execute capacity transfer systems for project stakeholders [internal and external].
Development of customized interactive data use products

Qualifications and Experience

B.Sc/HND in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or any other degree with demonstrable expertise on the subject matter.
Minimum of 3 years designing and deploying EMR systems
At least 2 year’ experience customizing Open MRS
Experience working with the NDR including developing applications in relation to the NDR
Experience with development of mobile EMR/HER applications
Experience designing, developing, executing and or supporting interoperability between EMR and other platforms including DHIS2.
Minimum of 3 year working with RDBMS in particular MySQL. knowledge of PostgreSQL is an added advantage
Experience developing interactive data use products
Experience designing and executing capacity transfer schemes/exercises.
Experience with EMR in comprehensive HIV service setting is an advantage.
A solid understanding of M&E is a plus
Experience in DHIS2 development &/or use is an advantage
Must have excellent knowledge of Java programing language and familiar with JavaFX, Open Web App (OWA) and other java libraries
Must have excellent knowledge of and experience in MySQL
Ability to write at least 2 programming languages
Excellent knowledge of RDBMS
Very good hands-on experience working with Linux and Windows OS
A solid knowledge of the SDLC process
Very good practical skills working with Tomcat and Apache web server
Ability to deploy and manage virtual machine
Extensive experience computer hardware, network design and switching
Ability to develop simplified algorithm from user specification
Very quick in resolving software issues around Linux and windows OS
Experience working with any electronic medical record system particularly Open Source
Experience organizing/formatting of source code
Very strong Microsoft Excel capability
Ability to use analytical soft wares
Excellent organizational skills, great attention to detail
Strong experience in the development of procedure manuals, SOPs and guidance documents
Excellent communications skills, including writing and oral presentation skills.
Good analytical, presentation and reporting skills
Excellent inter-personal and leadership skills.

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