Senior Manager, Clinical and Laboratory Informatics
Kano, Nigeria
4d ago

EHA Clinics is a world-class comprehensive health care service provider located in Nigeria. They aim to bridge the gap between patients and healthcare services in any setting : the clinic, the home or through innovative online and mobile solutions.

They are on a mission to deliver quality health care that is accessible, effective, and affordable. By leveraging technology and an exceptional team they provide a superior experience, improved outcomes, and reduced pricing for their individual, family, and business members.

They provide their members seamless access to a comprehensive healthcare network with conveniently integrated services for routine medical care, laboratory, pharmacy, optometry, dental, urgent care, and specialist care.

About the role

They are looking to hire a Senior Manager, Clinical and amp; Laboratory Informatics who will be responsible for the overall planning and execution of information systems for eHA Clinics and Labs.

You will work closely with their CEO, the Director of Global Health Informatics, eHA Clinic administrators, and other members of the senior management team to create systems that meet the unique needs of primary health care services in Nigeria.

What do you need to do to be considered successful?

To perform this job successfully, the Senior Manager, Clinical and amp; Laboratory Informatics must be able to perform each of these essential duties satisfactorily.

Other duties may be assigned.

  • As Product Owner for clinical and laboratory systems (EMR, ERP, LIMS and 3rd-party applications (e.g. supply chain and telemedicine), set priorities for development and maintain the overall roadmap and deployment schedule
  • Ensure EHA Clinics digital health strategy and implementation increases revenue through customer acquisition and retention while keeps EHA Clinics at the leading edge of technology and innovation
  • Identify staffing requirements, supervises the hiring, onboarding, and training processes
  • Define and implement the information system architecture including security and multi-tenancy
  • Define and implement procedures for quality assurance, configuration change control, and disaster recovery
  • Assess and adopt information system standards and best practices to ensure interoperability
  • Ensure compliance with standards for data security and patient privacy
  • Oversee the use of Help Desk and DevOps personnel for clinic support
  • Contribute to business strategy planning, budgeting, and forecasting efforts
  • Use analysis tools and skills to report operational metrics and to perform special analyses
  • Other Duties and Responsibilities :
  • Ensure compliance with laws and regulations
  • May frequently travel between company work-sites
  • Exercise an impeccable level of professionalism in dealing with co-workers
  • Participate in and promote a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment
  • Attend and participate in annual strategic planning meetings, country management meetings, staff meetings, training classes, and supervision
  • Adhere to Policies and Procedures
  • Adhere to eHealth Africa Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field
  • How Important are you to the bottom line?

    You will maintain overall responsibility for the safety, security, effectiveness, and scalability of eHA Clinic and Lab information systems and device interfaces.

    The biggest problem solving duties on the Job

    You will be required to work with technical product managers to translate eHA Clinic informatics strategy into compelling and actionable product requirements.

    What do you need to have done In your career?

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Engineering
  • Background in enterprise architecture and agile software development methodology
  • 10+ years of experience developing enterprise-class solutions for mission-critical use cases
  • Ability to lead interdisciplinary teams and to motivate individual staff. Excellent analytical, interpersonal, organizational, and management skills.
  • Provides great attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a cross-functional management team.

  • Creativity and the ability to successfully manage multiple assignments independently
  • Proven ability to work with diverse and large teams and to foster a positive working environment with local and international stakeholders
  • Demonstrated capacity to effectively communicate via writing, public speaking, and interpersonal interactions
  • Good learning ability. Action-oriented and resilient in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with open-source EMR and laboratory information systems a strong plus
  • Computer Skills :

  • Conversant in business process modeling frameworks (e.g. BPMN)
  • Expert in Python and / or Java
  • Familiarity with ORM (Object Relational Mapper) libraries
  • Able to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Understanding of accessibility and security compliance depending on the specific project
  • Knowledge of user authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Familiarity with event-driven programming in Python and / or Java
  • Understanding of the differences between multiple delivery platforms, such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform
  • Able to create database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Strong unit test and debugging skills
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git, Mercurial, or SVN
  • Language Ability :

  • English is the spoken and written language
  • Ability to read, analyze, proof-read, and edit documents, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, or government regulations
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from the executive and senior managers, employees, the general public, and clients / partners.
  • Mathematical Aptitude :

  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
  • Reasoning Ability :

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Working Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities.

    eHealth Africa is a tobacco-free environment.

    Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • The employee must occasionally lift and / or move up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk
  • The employee is frequently required to sit and use a computer and / or reach with hands and arms
  • What Do you stand to Gain?

  • Competitive salary scale which is negotiable, but performance-based.
  • Health Insurance : EHA Clinics will cover medical expenses for yourself, your spouse, and up to two dependents. Further details are contained in the Nigeria Addendum to the EHA Clinics Employee Handbook.
  • Group Life Assurance : EHA Clinics provides life insurance for you as our employee. This insurance is payable in the event of your death.
  • The effective date of coverage will be upon successful completion of your probationary period.

  • Group and amp; Personal Accident : EHA Clinics provides Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance (ADD) for you as our employee.
  • AD and amp;D covers death by accidental means (rather than natural causes) and dismemberment. The effective date of coverage is your hire date.

  • Pension : EHA Clinics supports employee retirement preparation and investment by paying a 10% pension contribution on top of the statutory pension contribution of 8% that is already factored into your salary.
  • Annual Leave : You are entitled to 21 days paid annual leave accrued at 1.75 days / month. Employees may begin scheduling leave with their direct supervisor upon the successful completion of their probationary period.
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