2 Fresher Data Clerk USAID Project Jobs – Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital

Title:          Data Clerk (2 Fresher Jobs)
Organization: Mbarara
Regional Referral Hospital
Project Name: USAID
Duty Station:
Mbarara, Uganda
About US:
Mbarara Regional
Referral Hospital has received a 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.
Job Summary:
The Data Clerk performs under the leadership of the health unit in-charge.
Working as part of the facility team, s/he will assist in the implementation of
strong data quality maintenance systems of the health unit. Data Clerks promote
quality data standards at all points of service delivery by ensuring the
generation and submission of
accurate, timely, valid data to inform on quality improvement and reporting.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The Data Clerk will also liaise with the different unit in -charges
    to ensure completeness of data on the patient files, the registers (ANC,
    Maternity, Post natal, Exposed Infant Register, HCT register, Laboratory
    registers, SMC registers, Nutrition, TB registers, Pre-ART and ART
    registers, Family Planning Register, Child Register) are complete. Working
    with different health unit’s departments in ensuring that timely,
    accurate, complete and valid data is generated from the respective
    registers and is submitted to the DHO, hospital and MoH by verifying all
    data before submission. The data/reports pertains to: HIV Care &
    Treatment program, PMTCT including EID and TB and TB/ HIV, HIV Counselling
    and Testing, Nutrition and Malaria
  • Receiving and responding to enquiries and requests relating to data.
  • Data entry into the hospital information systems, Updating,
    maintaining and retrieving and analysis for development and compilation of
    various reports.
  • Compile, sort, and verify accuracy of data before it is entered into
    the project database.
  • The Data Clerk will be managing the electronic data systems which
    include and not limited to UGEMR , DHIS2, ensuring systems are updated
    with the most current data,
  • Maintains hardcopy and electronic data files and reports in
    compliance with the program, research protocols, ensure the store/back up
    in an appropriate location completed reports/ documents
  • Maintains the highest standards of data quality by comparing the
    data entered with source documents, or re- enters verified data.
  • Merging of all the cleaned data into a central database as per the
    protocols and guidelines.
  • Participate in the facility quality improvement activities which may
    include collecting/ summarizing data and analyzing to inform progress of
    quality improvement interventions.
  • Keenly analyze the monthly summary statistics for key program
    indicators and compile reports for distribution to inform QI team at
    health facility
  • Assist health care workers at the designated facilities in data
    quality assurance as stipulated in the standard operating procedures and
    job aides.
  • Performs any other duties as maybe assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a diploma in Statistics or medical records
    from a reputable institute.
  • Training in information technology, database and records management
    is an added advantage
  • A high level of computer literacy is required, especially, but not
    limited to Ms-Office, Internet & web technology.
  • Good numeracy skills.
  • Keen attention to detail and enjoy alphanumeric data entry.
  • Experience in handling collecting, collating and managing numerical
  • Extensive experience performing compilation and entry of health
    related data into facility registers, UGEMR and DHIS2 databases.
  • Data analysis skills
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications to: The Hospital Director, Mbarara regional
Referral Hospital, P.O. Box 40, Mbarara or deliver them to the hospital registry.
Applications should include cover letter, curriculum vitae, photocopies of
certificates and testimonials of the academic credentials and contact
information for 3 professional references. Applicants must clearly indicate on
the application letter which position they have applied for their contact
addresses and telephone numbers.
Email to:
mbararareferral2018@gmail.com, mreferral.hospital@gmail.com
Deadline: 8th June 2018
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