Entry Level USAID Project Data Officer Careers – Kabale Regional Referral

Job Title:      Data Officer  
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
Officer will prepare and sort patient’s files and registers and identifying
data to be entered in electronic medical system. He/She will keep track of
received patient files and registers that are used for data record and entry.
The Data Officer will ensure that the HMIS reports are compiled and entered in
the DHIS2 on time. He/She create data cleaning queries to validate and free
data from any anomalies according to data analysis procedures. The incumbent
will maintain confidentiality of data entered. The incumbent will compile and
submit project reports to partners and in DHIS2. The Data Officer will devise
and implement a mechanism for safeguarding computer hardware and other
accessories in the data room. He/She will provide technical support to all
hospital units to ensure quality HMIS data is collected. The incumbent will
respond to all other adhoc data requests from partners and hospital management
as and when necessary.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The Data Officer should hold Bachelor’s
    Degree in Information Technology, computer science, statistics and Records
  • Extensive experience in performing
    compilation and entry of health related data into OpenMRS and DHIS2
  • Good knowledge of relevant HMIS,
    indicators and reporting systems especially for HIV service delivery
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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