14 Fresher USAID Data Clerk Job Opportunities – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID
Strengthening Uganda’s Systems for Treating AIDS Nationally (SUSTAIN) Project
Duty Station: Gulu, Oyam,
Apac, Dokolo, Kole, Lira, Otuke, Alebtong, Agago, Pader, Omoro, Kitgum, Lamwo,
Nwoya, Amuru, Uganda
Reports to: Health Facility
unit in charge
About US:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to
improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education
worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS),
URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.
About URC SUSTAIN Project:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is implementing the USAID-funded
Strengthening Uganda’s Systems for Treating AIDS Nationally (SUSTAIN) project.
The project supports delivery of quality HIV prevention, treatment, care and
laboratory services at selected regional referral and general hospitals.
Job Summary: The Data Clerk will
work closely with the facility medical records officers to ensure that patients’
records are captured accurately and HMIS reports are compiled and submitted in
the DHIS2 and SUSTAIN Monitoring, Evaluation team on time.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Work closely with the facility records officers
and where necessary health sub-district records officers and district HMIS
focal persons and Biostatisticians to quantify the tools needed to ensure
sustained data collection at the health facility.
·        
Engage with the records officers to ensure that
best practices of medical records storage and management are implemented.
·        
Ensure that data on additional indicators
outside of the DHIS2 reporting system are collected in time and submitted to
the cluster M&E Officers.
·        
The Data Clerk will work closely with the
facility records officers to mentor and coach other health workers on
appropriate use of HMIS data collection tools for data capture.
·        
Manage the HIV care data: ensure proper filing
and file retrieval during patient care and updated patient records in
Uganda_EMR (OpenMRS).
·        
Ensure that HIV care data captured on patient forms
during patient visits is transcribed to pre-ART and ART registers and updated
in the Uganda_EMR (OpenMRS) on time.
·        
Work with the health facility records officer to
prepare HMIS reports and submit them in DHIS2 in time.
·        
The jobholder will compile weekly, monthly and
quarterly supplementary data not reported in DHIS2 and submit it to the
RHITES-EC Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning unit on time.
·        
Ensure that confidentiality of data collected
and stored is maintained at all times
·        
Ensure that the entered data are backed up
regularly and the data are well protected
·        
Ensure safety of all equipment in the data
rooms.
·        
Perform basic data analysis on data from HMIS
data to inform SUSTAIN District based teams on the progress of interventions at
the supported facility
·        
Perform any other related duties assigned by the
supervisors.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicants for the USAID SUSTAIN Data Clerk job
opportunity should hold a diploma in records management. Possession of a relevant
degree (Statistics, Demography, Computer Science, Social Science or Development
Studies) will be of added advantage.
·        
One year of experience in data management or
demonstrated relevant experience acquired through internship placement.
·        
Familiarity with use of Microsoft Excel.
·        
Working knowledge of Health Management
Information System (HMIS).

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should upload their cover letters, certificate of good conduct, curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references at the link below.
Deadline: 27th November 2017 by 5:00 PM

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