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Health Information Systems Office - Dadaab Jobs

2 months ago   Jobs Offers   Nairobi   174 views

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Location: Nairobi

Job Description/RequirementsThe Society is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the following position:Position Title:Health Information Systems Officer – DadaabReporting to:Clinical Services CoordinatorJob Location:DadaabPURPOSE:TheHealth Information System officer will be responsible for providingleadership for the data management and improving data quality and ensurethe same is reported into the County and National HIS while collectinginformation, to optimize the use of that data for decision-making.Key ResponsibilitiesPlanand design practices, processes and procedures that allow for effectivemanagement of people, resources and processes to optimize overallorganizational performance.Assessingand controlling the center’s exposure to risks of various kinds;ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.Developnew, better or significantly different ideas, methods, solutions orinitiatives that result in improvement of the settlement’s performanceand meeting objectives, results and organization’s commitments.Determine data to be collected based on program and organizational needs.Perform analysis to determine adequacy of data collection and evaluation processes.Organize, implement and enforce data management procedures.Train employees on proper data management tools and equipment.Establish data quality standards and ensures they are met.Manage contracts with all software vendors associated with data collection and management.Ensure that software functions properly at all times and data management system is operating correctly.Troubleshoot for solutions in all data-related problem areas.Make sure all software updates are installed and implemented and staffs are trained on proper application.Ensure data management system is compliant with all relevant laws and regulations.Evaluate data management system to improve operational procedures.Prepare regular reports for various departments and levels in the organization.Ensure KRCS reports to national and county reporting systemsDevelop special reports upon request.Minimum QualificationsDiploma in Health Information Systems or related field2 Years’ experience in both routine and non-routine data management of community based programs.Demonstrable ability to undertake programming and/or analysis in one or more of: SPSS, STATA, MySQL, share point technologies.Key CompetenciesExtensive knowledge of data management soft wares.Possesses excellent mathematical abilities and organizational skills.Exhibit superior presentation skills and ability to explain complex processes to others.Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills and pays close attention to detail.Possesses strong interpersonal skills and well as superior written and verbal communication skills.Demonstrates the ability to be self-motivated and accomplish job tasks with little to no supervision.Demonstratedproficiency in computer applications such as word processing,spreadsheets, database, email and utilization of the internet.Application ProcedureInterested candidates who meet the above qualifications should apply strictly through https://www.redcross.or.ke/Careers so as to reach us not later than so as to reach us not later than6th August 2021;Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.Jobdisclaimer and notification: Kenya Red Cross Society is an equalopportunity employer and does not charge / accept any amount or securitydeposit from job seekers during the selection process or while invitingcandidates for an interview.


 
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