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Clinical Specialist (70-100%) Digital Decision Support Systems

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Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
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Allschwil, BL, Switzerland
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Published 23 days ago

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) is a world-leading institute in global health with a particular focus on low- and middle-income countries. Associated with the University of Basel, Swiss TPH combines research, services, and education and training at local, national and international levels. About 850 people from 80 nations work at Swiss TPH focusing on infectious and non-communicable diseases, environment, society and health as well as health systems and interventions.

The Swiss Centre for International Health (SCIH) is a leading provider of global health consulting and project implementation services. Our objective is to strengthen health systems and improve health service delivery. A number of our projects currently focus on enhancing primary care services through the implementation of clinical decision support systems in low income setting.

For these types of projects, we are seeking a highly motivated

Clinical Specialist (70-100%)

Digital Decision Support Systems

A particular focus is currently on the implementation of child health improvement projects in Africa. The position is based in Basel and linked to the need to travel periodically to project sites in LMIC countries.

 

Your responsibilities include:

  • Elaborate digital clinical decision algorithms based on available evidence-based guidelines in team-work with Health IT specialists
  • Lead on the adaptation of the medical content of the clinical algorithm to the in-country circumstances and maintaining this content based on feedback from the field
  • Support the implementation of digital clinical decision support systems in low- and middle-income countries
  • Preparation and delivery of training courses for health workers on site
  • Carry out situation assessments, monitor and evaluate project activities
  • Contribute to the project’s monitoring and evaluation framework (including tracking of the theory of change) including progress reports
  • Supportand guide study teams on all clinical and research aspects for impact studies and operational research, namely those relating to digital clinical decision support tools

 

Experience and skill requirements:

  • Medical degree with at least 3 years clinical experience, of which min. 1 year in paediatrics. Specialty diploma in paediatrics and tropical medicine experience would be ideal
  • At least 3 years of international experience working on public health and development issues, including in low and middle income countries (LMIC) contexts
  • Knowledge and expertise in digital decision support tools within primary health care settings
  • Good knowledge in epidemiology, project management, and operational research
  • Experience of interacting with project partners and international actors from the private and public sector
  • Language skills: the candidate has to be fluent in English. French would be an asset
  • Willingness to travel abroad frequently (4 to 6 weeks per year to project countries)
  • Strong spirit of team work and initiative, and ability to work with professionals in multi-cultural context
  • Ability to take responsibility in a complex cross-cutting department with internal and external project partners

What we offer:

  • Working as a clinician in international cooperation projects with Basel based workplace and regular field trips to African countries
  • Flexible working time
  • Flat hierarchy with the possibility to bring in own ideas
  • Becoming part of a well-rehearsed, multidisciplinary team and thus benefitting from a broad spectrum of disciplines

If you are interested, please submit your application:

  • CV
  • Motivational letter
  • Salary expectations
  • Names and contact information (email or phone) of 2 references

Please note that we can only accept applications via our online recruiting tool:

https://recruitingapp-2698.umantis.com/Jobs/All.

Applications via e-mail or external recruiter will not be considered.

Job Profile:

Start Date: As of February 2022 or upon negotiation

Location: Basel, Switzerland

Duration: 2 years contract, prolongation possible.

Percentage: 70-100%

Closing date for application: 13. December 2021

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) is a world-leading institute in global health with a particular focus on low- and middle-income countries. Associated with the University of Basel, Swiss TPH combines research…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    February 1, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    December 13, 2021

Level of Language Proficiency

The candidate has to be fluent in English. French would be an asset

The candidate has to be fluent in English. French would be an asset

Location

On-site
Kreuzstrasse, 4123 Allschwil, Switzerland

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