• Info Systems Technical Advisor at ICAP

  • Posted on: 3 July, 2017 Deadline: 7 July, 2017
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  • A global health leader situated at Columbia University, ICAP has worked since 2003 with one central goal: to improve the health of families and communities. Working hand-in-hand with individuals at every level of the health system–from patients to health care providers to government officials–ICAP is dedicated to delivering high-performing health system strengthening initiatives that provide quality and affordable health care. The organization tackles the world’s most pressing health threats and, in collaboration with partners around the world, implements transformative solutions to meet the health needs of individuals. With its roots in comprehensive, family-focused HIV services, ICAP is known for capacity building and for its innovative, effective, and ethical programs that are implemented in the most challenging resource-limited settings. ICAP is also known for its collaborative and supportive approach to strengthening government health systems and local partners’ capacity to deliver quality health services. To date, ICAP has worked to address major public health challenges and the needs of local health systems in more than 5,200 sites across 20 countries. ICAP began partnering with the Government of Kenya in 2006 to support the rapid-scale up of HIV care and treatment. We now provide technical assistance and capacity building at a national level and implementation support at the health facility level in Eastern Southern and Nyanza provinces. ICAP’s current portfolio also includes nursing and midwifery education projects and HIV research initiatives. Our partners in Kenya include a range of public health stakeholders, local NGOs, universities and educational institutions, and professional councils.

    Info Systems Technical Advisor

     

    Overall Job Function

    Reporting to the Project Optimize Country Program Officer, the Health Management Information Systems (HMIS) Technical Advisor will serve as the project point of contact with the NASCOP SI team to develop NASCOP enhanced data analysis capability to monitor patients.

    Info Systems Technical Advisor Job Responsibilities

    • Develop a reporting platform that integrates various routine data systems
    • Provide ongoing support for the established data management structures, successful retrieval of routine data and data demand and information use
    • Develop service provider training tools
    • Collaborate with NASCOP to analyze and determine data relationships and attributes, data flow, and data output and reporting capabilities
    • Strengthen NASCOP capacity to effectively manage the electronic enhanced data analysis system to monitor patients using routine data

    Requirements for the Info Systems Technical Advisor Job

    • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Health Informatics, Information Technology, or related technical field. Masters degree in relevant field will be an added advantage
    • 3 years of professional experience with knowledge of ETL and data warehouse concepts and proces
    • Strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices is required
    • Experience with NASCOP approved EMR and the use of SQL Server, MySQL, and PostgreSQL

    Method of Application

    All applications including a current CV, telephone number and referees (either current or former supervisor) should be sent to the Director- Human Resources, ICAP jobs@icapkenya.org on or before, July 7, 2017. Do not send certificates. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

    ICAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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