Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Program Manager (BB-38873)

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Mdecins Sans Frontires (MSF) is an international humanitarian aid organization that provides assistance in more than 60 countries to populations in distress, to victims of natural or manmade disasters and to victims of armed conflicts, without discrimination and irrespective of origin, religion, creed or political affiliation. To develop this work, the Medical Department of the MSF Operational Centre Brussels (OCB) is looking for a: Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Program Manager (m/f/x)


Ariadne, Operational Center Brusselss health information unit, is designed to supervise the collection, processing and use of medical data in MSF-OCB. The unit is part of the Medical Department. Ariadne aims to provide support for informed decision making by supporting the cells and field teams in OCB in data management. This in line with the projects objectives, ambitions and demands, and OCBs overall ambitions according to the Operational Prospects.

Health information management comprises a whole series of activities and responsibilities which starts with the data collection in front of the patient, the use of electronic databases, until the production of analyses which can be used by clinicians, epidemiologists and operational managers to guide clinical activities and humanitarian operations. Operational and medical, humanitarian and strategic intelligence is produced out of relevant, clean, quality project data.

An Electronic Medical Record (EMR) solution is deployed to answer to the operational need: To improve the patient care by making medical information available across medical and support services and over time. Implementations can be indicated for health structures with a complex or multidisciplinary patient flow or for the follow-up of chronic diseases (TB, HIV, etc.). To have the most appropriate solution for any given project, a thorough analysis of specific needs must be done in the field and a well-defined choice between multiple options needs to be made.

The units goal is to provide a broad and consistent way to provide good quality data in the field, with a good balance between tailor-made (through relevant and usable short-term support) and standardized systemic electronic tools.

We are looking for a person, who has a good understanding of the information needs of healthcare providers in MSF settings with program management capacities and relevant experience in health informatics. The candidate should have an aptitude for formulating strategy and carrying out work plans, and with proven experience in leadership and stakeholder management.

Purpose of the post

To ensure alignment of the Electronic Medical Record EMR program with overall vision and goals of OCB in patient management support. In the context of the Ariadne Unit the E-health program manager will analyze the field request to determine the suitability of digital solutions that are available within reasonable timing and cost, and translate these accordingly into EMR projects for implementation, outlining the activities and resources required.

Under the direct supervision of the Ariadne Coordinator and the overall guidance of the deputy medical director, the E-health program manager will be responsible for maximizing EMR benefits for OCB by ensuring that EMR projects are delivered on time, in scope and on budget. S/he will work closely with all relevant stakeholders involved in Brussels headquarters and in the field. This position requires occasional to frequent travel to MSF projects and stakeholder facilities.


Under the direct supervision of Ariadnes Coordinator, the E-health program manager is responsible for:

  • Analyzing the requests of the field for potential digital solutions that can support the project in its patient information flow and information availability.
  • Having a very good understanding of the system used and based on its constraints judges what is possible or not to implement (ability to build a project based on user stories and real-life problems). Can propose different modules tailored to the project needs.
  • Initiating the setup of the EMR project implementation committees for major projects in the field and identifies individuals to be appointed as members.
  • Creating and maintaining a detailed program plan and relevant documentation to ensure proper function of the EMR program (EMR Tool Kit).
  • Monitoring the EMR program budget, implementations of projects and providing inputs and recommendations on resources (both human and financial) to ensure that all EMR projects are well resourced for optimal results.
  • Identifying and engaging all relevant stakeholders at program level to ensure their participation, strengthening their collaboration, collate their views, manage expectations and a
  • calendar_todayil y a 5 jours


    location_on Brussels , Brussels, Belgique

    work MSF

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