Jobs in Uganda - Health Information System Officer Job at Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation - Uganda


Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation

Health Information System Officer Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 08 September 2021

Hiring Organization: Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation

Job Details:

Job Summary
Development of the project health information systems and ensuring its running smoothly. Supporting the cluster offices in maintaining eHealth systems across all Baylor supported sites.


Overall Responsibilities
• Development/set up of the project health information systems
• Work closely with the M&E teams to ensure that project teams, CBOs, and District staff have the right skills to use eHealth systems including UGANDA EMR, Point of Care, OVC Tracker, KP/PP Tracker and Community databases among others are well running smoothly.
• Build the capacity of project teams and health workers in the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) technologies for data capture and spatial technologies for spatial data capture and analysis to guide programming for geographical areas with the highest-burden.
• Work with the M&E team to conduct quality checks on the system to ensure the systems are functioning as intended, and program needs are being met.
• Liaising with technology partners to ensure program requirements are translated into useful tools.
• Supporting the M&E team and the facility MRAs in trouble shooting system challenges and IT related challenges.
• Carry out point of care installations for all facilities/sites supported by Baylor Uganda.
• Support the cluster team in troubleshooting software and hardware challenges at their cluster offices.
• Liaise with the main IT office to strengthen network, communications and other IT services provision at cluster offices like email, CUG, IT security, HRIS, procurement systems, finance systems.

Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:
• Degree in Computer Science or related course. Experience in managing and troubleshooting UGANDAEMR (OPENMRS), LAN, Servers, computers, and Information systems are added advantage. 2 years of Experience in supporting eHealth systems.
• 2 Years Relevant Experience

Application procedure

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable professional references and certified UNEB certificates as well as certified University Transcripts
You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Interested?
We look forward to hearing from you! Please apply directly using the apply link below. In case you have any further questions about the role, contact us on careers@baylor-uganda.org
https://careers.baylor-uganda.org/jobs/232

Date Posted: 2021-09-04

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