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Recruitment at Institute of Human Virology HND / BA / BSc Job

2024-06-13 18:23   NGO/Non-Profit Jobs   Delta   26 views
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Description and objectives:

Under the supervision of the Senior Program Officer HI, the (PO HMIS) will implement and ensure data quality and best practices in health information systems at different levels.

Responsibilities:

Deploy Health Information Systems at Facility or Community Outreach centers
Support already deployed Health Information Systems at the facility/community level. (Training, Technical support, troubleshooting, updating, and issue reporting)
Provide supervisory oversight of HMIS interventions at the state (HMIS Deployment, upgrades, technical support, Integrations, backup, and data reporting)
Ensure reporting and data exchange with all supported National systems from states (NDR, LIMS, NDARS, DHIS2, etc.)
Support all Health Information Systems in use within the TB/HIV program
Ensure that HMIS components are up to date and functional (metadata, reporting modules, LIMS – EMR module, CMM module, IIT dashboard, NDR module) are up and running, in use, up to date, and can respond to changing user needs.
Ensure that standard processes and protocols are adhered to at the facility level in the deployment/implementation of Health Information Systems (Routine backup, Weekly NDR uploads, Confidentiality and Privacy Protocols, Governance and Accountability Frameworks, Information System Security)
Provide technical support to the state teams as required
Routine reporting to the SPO – HMIS on the status of HMIS interventions at the facility and community level.
Any other responsibility assigned as our HMIS systems evolve to meet changing needs.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Head, Strategic Information
Travel extensively across the 36 states of Nigeria for program supervision and mentorship

Required competencies:

Demonstrated coaching and mentoring ability.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with people of different backgrounds.
Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation practices, methods, tools, and guidelines
Data management and analysis skills
Strong quantitative and analytical skills, verbal skills, and ability to communicate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical colleagues.
Must have the ability to obtain, analyze, organize, and interpret data and present findings in both oral and written form.
Report writing and presentation skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office especially Access and Excel
Good knowledge of programming
Team player with ability to work with minimal supervision.

Education and Experience:

A University degree in any of the following or related fields: Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Natural and Social Sciences, Statistics. A master’s degree will be an added advantage. Minimum of 3 years working experience in relevant field.
Experience supporting information systems like OpenMRS, DHIS2, Nigeria Medical Record System, ODK Collect, and Lab Information Systems.
Experience working with MySQL Community Server, Apache Tomcat, war files, and Java Web Applications.
Experience working with XML and JSON data encoding formats
Experience in working with Ubuntu OS and Linus environments
Experience in data collection, processing, and use.
Experience with HIV/AIDS programs or related health service programs; experience working with HIV/AIDS prevention and/or impact mitigation programs in the West African context is desirable.
Experience with the PEPFAR/ Global Funds SI system is highly desirable.
The following certifications will be an added advantage if available: Java Certification (OCPJP, OCPWCD, etc.), Linux Certification, SQL or Database Certifications, Health IT Certification.


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Company Description
The Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN) was established in 2004 as an affiliate of the Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore in the United States of America. It has grown to become a leading local non-governmental organization addressing the HIV/AI... read moreDS crises in Nigeria through the development of infrastructure for treatment, care, prevention, and support for people living with and those affected by HIV/AIDS but has now expanded its services to other infectious and non-infectious diseases including, cancer, tuberculosis, malaria and other diseases. IHVN is structured to develop and maintain linkages with local and international organizations in collaborative ways that support the Government of Nigeria's health sector strategic plans. IHVN key technical and funding partners are the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
The Institute, which as of March 2006 was supporting seven treatment sites in five states in Nigeria including the Federal Capital Territory, now offers ARV services in 290 facilities, PMTCT services in 623 facilities, tuberculosis services in 170 facilities and HIV Counseling and Testing Services in 612 facilities under its ACTIONPlusUp project. Also, through funding from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, MDR-TB, 13 treatment centers offer treatment for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis and 1830 facilities, malaria services. All these facilities and treatment centers comprise of primary, secondary and tertiary health centers in twenty two states. Eleven of the hospitals it supports are University Teaching Hospitals. IHVN, which has expanded activities to meet the growing public health challenges in Nigeria, has grown into an organization of about 398 staff members, from initial staff strength of ten.