PIHOA Position Vacancy:
Regional HIS & PM Coordinator
PIHOA is currently recruiting for multiple vacancies, full-time and consultant positions throughout the Pacific. Additional vacancies can be found on the Careers Page of the PIHOA website.
Regional Health Information Systems & Performance Management Coordinator - FULL JOB ADVERTISEMENT

Regional Health Information Systems (HIS) & Performance Management (PM) Coordinator
Full-Time, Exempt
Honolulu, Hawaii
Open Until Filled
The PIHOA Regional Health Information Systems (HIS) and Performance Management (PM) Coordinator position will be located at the PIHOA Honolulu Office. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.

Responsible for overseeing the development, implementation, resource mobilization, and evaluation of a regional strategy for improving health outcomes through addressing and strengthening the health information systems priorities of the six USAPIs, including Guam, the CNMI, American Samoa, the Republic of Palau, the RMI, and the FSM (Chuuk, Yap, Kosrae, and Pohnpei). The HIS-PM Coordinator is a full-time position devoted to serving our members through the development and delivery of opportunities to improve outcomes through health information systems strengthening and technical support in their application.
  • Education: Master’s degree in health systems-related field, such as epidemiology, health statistics, health informatics, or another health-related field from an accredited academic institution.
  • Job Experience: A minimum of eight (8) years of experience working in the field of health workforce development in low-resource settings. Has extensive experience in successful proposal writing, resource development, and grants management. Experience in both 1) planning, managing, and delivering public health opportunities to improve health outcomes; and 2) specialized expertise in management, institutional capacity-building, epidemiology and statistics, health informatics, and quality improvement techniques.
  • Job Knowledge: Familiarity with US non-profit/501(c)3 administration and US federal guidelines for non-profits is a plus; expert knowledge of the principles and best practices of public health and workforce development, including health service delivery and health professional development in low-resource settings; have experience in supporting multi-disciplinary teams working across multiple locations; and able to effectively communicate with respect and diplomacy with a range of people from differing backgrounds, value systems, cultures, religious affiliations, and varying degrees of English-speaking and writing competencies.
  • Other Requirements: Must have advanced English written and oral communication skills; must be proficient in Microsoft Office software applications (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and Publisher); and familiarity with HR software and workforce assessment tools is preferred.
  • Travel: Must be willing and able to travel in the US mainland, Asia-Pacific region, and internationally, when required, with possible long durations away from home duty station, including working in low-resource settings.
  • Citizenship and Other Requirements: Must be a US citizen or have a valid US Green Card, US Permanent Residency Card, Resident Alien, or other relevant US visa that allows for residency and employment in the US and its territories. Please be advised that PIHOA does not pay for passport and visa expenses. These will need to be valid and in good standing prior to employment. PIHOA reserves the right to conduct security and background checks on successful applicants. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit the following electronically, with attention to Allison Ikeda (hr@pihoa.org), HR Administrator, and/or Janet Camacho (janetc@pihoa.org), Deputy Director.

  1. Letter of Interest that outlines your overall qualifications and professional experience in response to the Primary Qualifications listed above.
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae; and
  3. Minimum of three (3) professional references - these references must be from current and past employment supervisors based on the last 8-10 years of employment.

For any enquiries related to this vacancy, please direct them to Allison Ikeda at hr@pihoa.org.
Established in 1986 by the chief health officials of the US-Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPIs) of American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Guam, Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), and the Republic of Palau, the Pacific Island Health Officers Association (PIHOA) is a 501(c)3 headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii, with a field office in Hågatña, Guam. PIHOA’s mission is to provide, through collective action and decision-making, a credible regional voice for health advocacy in and for the Pacific.

Today, PIHOA’s membership is comprised of the ministers/directors/secretaries of health (executive governing board) of the six USAPIs, their deputies and Chief Executive Officers of local public hospitals (associates), and Pacific regional professional associations (affiliates). PIHOA’s Secretariat, comprised of twenty executive, administrative and technical staff and a number of short and long-term consultants, have been tasked to provide technical assistance to the USAPI health ministries and departments in the following health systems strengthening areas: 1) health workforce development/human resources for health; 2) epidemiology and surveillance; 3) performance improvement; 4) laboratory services; 5) regional health policy and advocacy; 6) health security, and 7) leadership development.