The International Training
and Education Center for Health (I-TECH) is a US government-funded
project that supports the development of HIV/AIDS care and treatment
training initiatives in 25 resource-limited countries acutely impacted
by the global AIDS epidemic.
With an international annual budget of
approximately $50 million, I-TECH currently supports 10 international
offices and approximately 250 international and domestic staff.
office is committed to providing technical assistance and support for
the development of capacity for the use and maintenance of Electronic
Medical Record Systems in Kenya.
The office works in close
collaboration with the Kenya Ministry of Health and other stakeholders,
the US Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA), the US
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention - Global Aids Program
Management & Supervision: None
Department: I-TECH Kenya – Technical
Supervisor: Implementation and Interoperability Manager
Duty Station: Field Office
Reporting & Supervision: Direct Report/Primary Supervisor: Implementation and interoperability Manager
The implementation coordinator will be responsible for the hands-on
implementation of Electronic Medical Record Systems, in collaboration
with the Ministry Of Health and other implementing partners.
Under the guidance of the Implementation and Interoperability Manager,
he/she will be charged with working with MoH to develop and
operationalize the regional support structures for EMR Systems.
Liaise with the implementing partners, regional teams and health
facility leadership to execute the implementation plans developed for
EMR systems’ roll out.
Work with the regional teams and health facilities to identify and understand their needs.
Administer the assessment, prioritization and preparation of health facilities.
Administer the installation of EMR systems at health facility level.
Together with the Ministry, monitor the implementation plans developed
for each region and health facility and document progress.
Participate in regional Ministry activities that relate to the use of EMR systems
In collaboration with the Ministry and Training team, develop and
execute plans for building capacity at facility and regional levels to
use and administer EMR systems.
Develop additional functionalities required in the EMR systems.
Conduct system training and provide onsite and remote support and troubleshooting.
Required Education, Training & Experience:
Minimum Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Information technology
Experience working with programming languages (especially Java)
Experience working with SQL Databases
Experience deploying information systems
Desired Skills & Qualifications
Demonstrated knowledge of Kenya Health information system
Ability to travel nationally
Ability to manage time well and handle multiple installations simultaneously
Experience implementing systems in the health sector
Command of an open source EMR
All communications relating to applications for this position should be addressed to:
Recruitment Team, Preferred Personnel Africa, Saachi Plaza, Argwings
Kodhek Road, Opposite Radar Security, Block A5 email address: email@example.com.