2 Fresher USAID Data Entrant Job Opportunities – Kabale Regional Referral

Job Title:      Data Entrant (2 Fresher Jobs)  
Organisation: Kabale Regional Referral
Project Name: USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in the South West Uganda Project
Duty Station: Kabale, Uganda
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 care services. The project is implemented in 15
districts in the South-West Uganda.
About USAID Project:
Kabale Regional Referral hospital has received grant from EGPAF under
the USAID RHITES-SW project to support implementation of integrated health
services, including quality maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS, nutrition,
malaria and child development services at the hospital. It is for this reason
that Kabale Referral Hospital seeks to recruit qualified candidates for the
following positions located at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital to help
achieve the mandate of the grant. Successful candidates will be based at Kabale
Regional Referral Hospital in South Western Uganda.
Job Summary: The Data
Entrant will support the Data Officer in preparing and sorting patients file
and registers and in identifying data to be entered in electronic medical
records system (UGEMR). He/She will support transcribing of patients data from
the patients file to MOH Care and Treatment registers. The incumbent will
confirm accuracy of data such as numbers, days, and dates time, location on
both source documents and in the electronic database. He/ She will ensure that
confidentiality of data collected and stored are maintained. The Data Entrant
will ensure the HMIS reports are compiled and entered in the DHIS2 on time and
that entered data are backed up regularly and well protected. He/She will
ensure safety of all equipment in the data room. The incumbent will assist the
Data Officer to compile and submit project reports to partners and in DHIS2.
He/She will provide technical support to all hospital units to ensure quality
HMIS data is collected. He/She will respond to all other adhoc data requests
from implementing partners and hospital management as and when necessary and
will perform any other related duties assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in I.T,
    computer science and statistics
  • Previous experience in performing
    compilation and entry of health related data into OpenMRS and DHIS2
  • Data analysis skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their applications to The
Hospital Director, Kabale regional Referral hospital, P. O. Box 07, Kabale.
Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, photocopies of
certificates and testimonials of the academic credentials and contact
information for 3 professional references. Applicants must state clearly on the
application letter which position they have applied for their contact addresses
and telephone numbers. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 20th
December 2017 by 5:00pm

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