The Digital Learning Specialist is a new role within Orbis that supports our goal of ending avoidable blindness around the world by building the capacity of health care professionals to detect, diagnose and treat blinding eye conditions.
As an essential member of the Telehealth team within the global program department, the Digital Learning Specialist is responsible for leading the technical construction, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of online course content delivered through theCybersight platform.
This position supports an existing Learning Management System with more than 25,000 users and a collection of 20+ custom courses aimed at eye health professionals in low- and middle-income countries.
This position also acts as a thought leader within Orbis on emerging design, development and implementation strategies and tactics for distance medical education.
The Telehealth team is responsible for technology support of Orbis programs, which includes the telemedicine and online learning platform, Cybersight.
The team focuses on integrating Cybersight with Orbis programs across the world and works together to expand Orbis’s clinical, educational and technology initiatives while developing long-term relationships with physicians, telehealth-partnering hospitals, educators, and IT& communications specialists. The team also closely monitors trends and new innovations in the healthcare technology and public health space that should be nurtured in order to revolutionize practice in the low-resource settings we serve.
REPORTING& WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
The Digital Learning Specialist reports to the Global Program Specialist. This position works closely with the Telehealth team, the Clinical Services team, Orbis colleagues around the world and directly engages with learners who use our services.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS / KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY