67 USAID Fresher Data Clerk Jobs – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Organization: Elizabeth
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Project Name: USAID Regional Health
Integration to Enhance Health Services in the South West Uganda Project
(RHITES)
Duty Station: Mbarara,
Uganda
About US:
The Elizabeth
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) seeks to end pediatric HIV/AIDS
through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs. We are a
global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 15
countries and at 7,000 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of
HIV to children, and to help those already infected. Today, because of the
highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners over the last 25
years, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States and
new infections in children have declined by 58% worldwide. EGPAF Uganda Country
program is currently implementing a number of projects in partnership with
various donors.
About USAID RHITES Project:
The Elizabeth
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) implements the USAID Regional Health
Integration to Enhance Health Services in the South West Uganda Project
(RHITES) whose aim is to increase the availability, accessibility and quality
of integrated health services including HIV and TB prevention, care and
treatment; maternal, neonatal and child health services; family planning;
nutrition assessment, counseling support; malaria prevention and treatment and
other primary carer services.
Job Summary:  The Data Clerk will support the implementation
of strong data quality maintenance systems of the health unit. The Data Clerk
will actively promote data quality data standards at all points of service
delivery by ensuring the generation and submission of accurate, timely, valid
data to inform on quality improvement and reporting. The Data Clerk will work
closely with the different units in –charges to ensure completeness of e data
on the patient files, the registers (ANC, Maternity, Post natal, Exposed Infant
Register, HCT register, Laboratory registers, SMC registers, Nutrition, TB
registers, Pre-ART and ART registers, Family Planning Register, Child Register)
are complete. Working with different health unit’s departments in ensuring that
timely, accurate, complete and valid data is generated from the respective
registers and is submitted to the DHO, EGPAF and MoH by verifying all data
before submission. The data/reports pertains to: HIV Care & Treatment
program, PMTCT including EID, TB and TB/HIV, HIV Counselling and Testing, Nutrition
and Malaria.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
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In charge of receiving and dealing with enquiries
and requests relating to data needs
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Work closely with information by transferring it
from paper-based records onto computerized systems; Updating, maintaining and
retrieving data held on computerized HIV/AIDS reporting system
·        
Compile, sort, and verify accuracy of data before it
is entered into the project database
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Responsible for data entry in a timely and accurate
manner into the project information system; assists in the compilation of statistical
information for reports.
·        
In charge of managing the electronic data systems
which include and not limited to Open MRS, DHIS2,ensuring systems are updated
with the most current data,
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Maintains hardcopy and electronic data files and
reports in compliance with the program, research protocols, ensure the
store/back up in an appropriate location completed reports/documents
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The incumbent also maintains the highest standards
of data quality by comparing the data entered with source documents, or
re-enters verified data.
·        
Enter data in a timely and accurate manner into the
project information system; assists in the compilation of statistical
information for reports.
·        
Undertake to enter and clean all the program and
research data entered into the database in line with the guidelines/principles
as detailed data entry protocols
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Merging of all the cleaned data  into a central database as per the protocols
and guidelines
·        
Supports the Strategic Information & Evaluation
Officer in and basic data analysis and generation of reports.
·        
Generate and provide accurate, timely, valid data
for the development and production of program and research reports.
·        
Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and file
maintenance programs to enter, store and/or retrieve information as requested
or otherwise necessary, and summarizes data in preparation of standardized
reports.
·        
Take part in the facility quality improvement
activities which may include collecting/summarizing data and analyzing to
inform progress off quality improvement interventions
·        
Work closely with the facility QI team to ensure the
data is collected and analyzed using the standard MOH and EGPAF QI
documentation journals and other tools
·        
Keenly analyze the monthly summary statistics for
key program indicators and compile reports for distribution to inform QI team
at health facility
·        
Support health care workers at the designated
facilities in data quality assurance as stipulated in the standard operating
procedures and job aides
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The Data Clerks should hold diplomas in Statistics,
Records Management from a reputable institute
·        
Additional training in information technology,
database and records management is an added advantage
·        
A minimum of two years of progressive professional
experience working data management
·        
Hands-on knowledge and skills data entry preferably
in an HIV/AIDS a research oriented organisation
·        
Hands on experience in working with health
information systems at health facility and 
district
·        
Sound understanding of current issues and
developments in the field of HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Family Planning, Nutrition,
Reproductive Health, Maternal and Child Health 
·        
Computer literacy skills especially, but not limited
to Ms-Word, Excel, Internet & web technology, as the incumbent will be
involved in data entry into database system
·        
Good numeracy skills. Attention to detail and enjoy
alphanumeric data entry.
·        
Practical experience in working with government of
Uganda health information systems
·        
Previous experience in handling collecting,
collating and managing numerical data
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Excellent verbal communication and writing skills.
·        
Willingness to work and travel in rural settings of
south western Uganda
·        
Familiarity with computer programming, routine
management of information systems, and maintenance of electronic databases.
·        
Excellent data analysis skills
·        
Fluency in English required, knowledge of local
languages preferred
·        
Ability to work as needed on evenings and weekends
·        
All applicants will be expected to undergo a
criminal background check
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications to
this address;
The Country
Director, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF), Plot 18A Kyadondo
Road, Nakasero, P.O. Box 21127, Kampala, Uganda
E-mail to:
UgandaRecruitment@pedaids.org
Deadline: 14th December 2015
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