PEPFAR Health Information Analyst - MHRP

Henry Jackson Foundation of Medicine

About the organization

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing military medicine. We serve military, medical, academic and government clients by administering, managing and supporting preeminent scientific programs that benefit members of the armed forces and civilians alike. Since its founding in 1983, HJF has served as a vital link between the military medical community and its federal and private partners. HJF's support and administrative capabilities allow military medical researchers and clinicians to maintain their scientific focus and accomplish their research goals.


HJF is seeking a Health Information Systems Analyst (IMPACT), for the Department of International HIV Prevention and Treatment (IHPT) within the Military HIV Research Program (MHRP) located in Bethesda, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to MHRP.

Supports the Associate Director, Strategic Information in defining strategic priorities and standardization for the informatics systems used across programs and countries, and ensuring the successful completion of the deliverables defined in the annual Strategic Information (SI) Operational Work Plan.
Implements IMPACT (DHIS2) requirements by defining and analyzing system problems; designing and testing standards and solutions in collaboration with developers/administrators
Collaborating with MHRP, field technical and finance teams to evaluate requirements, procedures, and processes, resolving issues and ensuring solutions are viable and consistent
Provides support by training IHPT and Implementing Mechanism (IM) SI staff on user accessibility and navigation of IMPACT.
Creates user, technical and specification documentation including, but not limited to training materials, manuals, and reports.
Supports MHRP specific data stream integration between IMPACT and other analytic platforms including, but not limited to Tableau, DHIS2, Microsoft Excel, and PEPFAR Panorama.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

Programming Skills- Experience manipulating and drawing insight from large datasets usting statisticial programming languages including R, Python and database query languages like SQL, is desirable. Familiarity with other programming languages like C# etc. is an added advantage.
Knowledge of DHIS2 is an added advantage; Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel; Knowledge and experience in PEPFAR reporting systems, and flexibility and capacity to become familiarized with other software and/or hardware as needed.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: 

Reports to the Associate Director for Strategic Information

Work Environment  

Office environment, incumbent will travel to field locations in Africa on an as-needed basis. This job requires long hours of data review and analysis.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree, Master's degree in health informatics or related discipline preferred.
Minimum of 3-5 years experience required 

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, education and credentials, a criminal background check, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV).

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) 
As per Executive Order 14042, all HJF employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination or an approved religious or medical accommodation will be required.

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