Data Officer US NGO Job Opportunities – IntraHealth International

Job Title:            Data Officer
Organization: IntraHealth
International
Project Name: USAID
Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in Eastern Uganda
Project (USAID/Uganda RHITES-E) Project
Duty Station: Moroto RRH,
Uganda
About Intra Health:
IntraHealth International is a
non-profit organization based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A. that has
been in existence for over 30 years in more than 100 countries and it has
empowered health workers to better serve communities in need. IntraHealth
fosters local solutions to health care challenges by improving health worker
performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing technology, and
leveraging partnerships. In collaboration with governments, nongovernmental
organizations, and private- sector organizations around the world, IntraHealth
champions the needs and contributions of health workers—from doctors and nurses
to community health workers to health facility managers—and works to ensure
they have the tools, supplies, information, training, and support they need to
provide communities they serve with the best possible opportunity for health
and well-being.
About USAID RHITES-E Project:
IntraHealth International will
implement the USAID RHITES-E which supports the Government of Uganda (GOU) and
key stakeholders to increase availability and utilization of high quality
health services in 21 districts in Eastern Uganda and 2 in Karamoja by
strengthening health systems and improving the quality of, access to, and
demand for health services with attention to equity and underserved
populations. IntraHealth International in collaboration with the District
Service Commissions of Mbale, Moroto, Kaabong, Abim, Nakapiripirit and Kotido
are currently seeking to recruit candidates for a USAID Activity USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Services in Eastern Uganda (RHITES-E) will
support the Government of Uganda (GOU) and key stakeholders to increase
availability and utilization of high quality health services in 23 districts in
Eastern Uganda and 2 in Karamoja. This will be done by strengthening health
systems and improving the quality of, access to, and demand for health services
with attention to equity and underserved populations
Job Summary: The Data
Officer will primarily manage records and information on patients and maintain
data quality, safety and confidentiality
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Tasked
    with planning, budgeting, directing, managing, coordinating, monitoring
    and evaluating medical records activities in the HIV clinic.
  • Supervising
    records on patients so that are received, documented, classified and
    stored.
  • Analyzing
    according to performance indicators and sharing of results at facility
    level
  • Auditing
    periodically records and record systems.
  • Managing
    and accounting for the allocated resources.
  • Maintaining
    confidentiality and safety of records.
  • Availing
    records/information on patients to authorized persons.
  • Design
    and Implement QI projects
  • Organize
    facility based performance review meetings using facility data
  • Availing
    essential equipment and other supplies.
  • Participating
    in research activities.
  • Enforcing
    staff adherence to Code of Conduct and Ethics.
  • Imparting
    knowledge and skills to students and staff.
  • Performing
    any other related duties assigned by the supervisor
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Medical
    records received, documented, classified and stored.
  • Records
    and record systems periodically audited.
  • Confidentiality
    and data safety ensured.
  • Records/information
    on patients availed to authorized persons.
  • Planning
    and budgeting for activities in the Medical Records Unit carried out
  • Discipline
    among data handlers enforced.
  • Staff
    appraisal done for subordinate staff.
  • Periodic
    reports submitted.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the USAID Project Data Officer job placement must hold
    an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Library and Information Science or an
    Honors Bachelor Degree in Records Management or Information Technology
    from a recognized University
  • At
    least three (3) years of working experience as a data officer in a public
    or a reputable organization
  • Demonstrated
    Competences
    : Time
    management; Records and Information Management; Information Communications
    Technology.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to send a sealed envelope containing your
cover letter, CV, USAID 1420 form,
download
here
and copies of
qualification certificates addressed to the respective District Service
Commission where the job is based.
Deadline:  23rd
February, 2018.
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