Data Manager Job Placement – Mengo Hospital

Job Title:        Data Manager
Organization: Mengo
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Deputy
Medical Director – Administration   
About US:
Mengo Hospital was founded in
1897 in Kampala, and is the oldest hospital in Uganda. It currently serves as
an urban community hospital that provides modern medical care. Mengo Hospital
provides comprehensive care including radiology, obstetrics, dentistry,
orthopedics, and surgery. Additionally, Mengo Hospital provides critical
training and education to health professionals through its various programs in
midwifery and nursing, health sciences, and laboratory technology. Mengo
Hospital also has a dedicated research and development team that works to find
new solutions to health issues in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Data
Manager will manage the hospital data by ensuring security of electronic information
and implement systems that offer efficient analysis, storage and documentation
of the records.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Spearhead
    the development of the data management, medical records and information
    policy of the hospital
  • Supervise
    and train staff /subordinates on how to collect data manage it and promote
    high quality service
  • Liaise
    with medical /nursing staff to conduct quality assessment of data on all
  • Carry
    out periodic auditing of the data and data systems
  • Produce
    complete, accurate, consistent data and reports as may be required
  • Streamline
    data collection and analysis procedures to ensure fast access to metrics
  • Participate
    in research/data review meetings where necessary
  • Compile
    the weekly, monthly and quarterly HMIS reports and ensure timely
    submission to the District Health Information Systems, MOH, CDC
  • Draw
    plans and budgets for maintenance and updates of the data information
  • Provide
    technical support on the utilization of the different databases namely
  • Manage
    the hospital medical records unit
  • Ensure
    availability of patient information only to authorized persons or clients
    as per the existing Hospital policy

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Data Manager job opportunity should preferably
    hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Business Statistics, Computer
    Science, or the equivalent from a recognized institution
  • At
    least three years of experience in data management/analysis preferably in
    a clinical research setting.
  • Experience
    in using relational databases such as SPSS, ACCESS, STATA, EPI INFO, SQL
    databases, in database modeling
  • Excellent
    organizational skills i.e. team management, Customer Service, attention to
    detail, proactive self-starter, critical thinker, confidentiality of
    medical records
  • Ability
    to extrapolate conclusions from large data sets
  • Advanced
    MS-Excel Skills,
  • Ability
    to work in respect of internal guidelines, GCP, Standard Operating
    Procedures and study protocols strong interest in clinical research
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should submit their application letters with updated CVs,
copies of academic/training certificates and testimonials, professional
membership certificates indicating three (3) referees with their valid
contacts/email addresses addressed to:
Medical Director,
Mengo Hospital,
P.O. Box 7161, Kampala. Uganda
E-mail to: 
Deadline: Friday 19th
January 2018 by 5:00 pm

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