ICF is seeking a Health Informatics Specialist to provide technical assistance and support to strengthen AMR surveillance, including AMR surveillance data interoperability, with a cross-cutting focus on capacity building of county-level staff in AMR surveillance, as well as coordination with other project team members and partners who undertake health information systems (HIS) strengthening activities. This includes strengthening facility and laboratory information systems, primarily in public health but also in private health and other non-governmental facilities and laboratories. This position reports to the IDDS Kenya team lead.
Work with relevant national institutions (both government and non-government and at both national and county levels) that support AMR-related information systems to agree on and implement actions to improve integration of laboratory information systems and AMR surveillance
Assist in the integration of information systems, including the development of data and information systems interoperability models and supporting actual implementation
Support the development of governance structures that will build and maintain the key pillars for data interoperability, such as data standardization and data sharing agreements including the establishment of a technical working group for AMR surveillance information system.
Participate in the design and development of training modules and job aids for AMR surveillance data collection, integration, analysis, and interpretation
Follow established processes to guarantee the technical and programmatic quality of IDDS HIS work in Kenya
Ensure that IDDS HIS technical assistance is coordinated with other organizations working in Kenya
Document system processes and business logic and rules to develop guides, manuals, and reports
Provide end user training and capacity building
Work closely with the IDDS team to define and adjust annual work plans for HIS technical activities.
: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience
: 5 years
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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