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EMR Site Implementation officer – John Snow, Inc. (JSI)

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EMR Site Implementation officer – John Snow, Inc. (JSI); October 21 2022

Job Description:


John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a public health management firm, headquartered in the United States, dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities throughout the world. JSI has been implementing public health work in Ethiopia for over 25 years.

JSI is implementing the five-year Digital Health Activity in Ethiopia, which is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The purpose of this Activity is to support the Government of Ethiopia (GOE) to improve the quality of health services and create a sustainable health care system through the use of data for decision making, as well as to provide similar services to other countries in Africa or to respond to a crisis in Ethiopia (as needed). The primary objectives of the Activity are to 1) support information technology systems and data repositories at all levels; 2) build a culture of data use; and 3) improve capacity and governance of MOH health information systems management.

We are looking for an EMR site implementation officer who will be responsible for implementation for the EMR solution planned to scale up in some health facilities. He/she will have a routine activity of giving on job and offsite training for end users, maintain the hardware and software environment for the consistent use of EMR system, entering data, maintaining databases and client files, handling hard copies, scanning documents and arranging other data-related tasks. He/she is also responsible for ensuring the smooth running of activities and compliance with JSI policies and regulations.


Specific responsibilities of the EMR site implementation officer will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Lead implementation plan preparation in coordination with the consortium

  • Communicate plan with regional and facility representatives

  • Follow up on EMR implementation status on the facility level in coordination with EMR site implementation officers

  • Responsible for entering data, maintaining database,client files, enduring data quality and accuracy

  • Strategize phased approach EMR implementation with the team and facility representatives to have smooth journey to a paperless process

  • Responsible for implementing JSI’s Accountability Framework and Code of Conduct, and adhering to JSI’s policies on fraud management.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

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Applicants for this position should possess the following qualifications:

  • BSc and above in relevant disciplines (Medical doctor, health professional) is required.

  • Strong understanding of software solutions and IT skills

  • Strong representational and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal English; proficiency in Amharic.

  • Proficiency in typing and transcription.

  • Accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Proficiency in common computer packages (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel) relevant to the work.

JSI/WEI is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer committed to workplace diversity. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, gender, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual preference, genetic information, political affiliation, or protected veteran status in any employment decisions. M/F/V/D.


How To Apply:

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How to apply:

Interested and qualified applicants should follow the below instruction and apply through the online application form no later than October 27, 2022.

  1. Fill out the online application form using this form: online application form. If you don’t fill the online application form, your application will not be considered.

  2. Submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

  3. You must include the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email. If this is not included, your application will not be considered.

  4. Any application received after the closing date will not be considered.

  5. Application deadline: october  27, 2022.

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