40 Fresher Data Volunteer USAID Project Jobs – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Organization: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Data Officer and the Health Facility In-charge
About US:
University Research
Co., LLC (URC), a US-based public health organization working in Uganda since
2005, implements the USAID’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in
East Central Uganda Activity (USAID’s RHITES EC). The purpose of this project
is to support implementation of a comprehensive, integrated investment in
regional health, HIV/AIDS and nutrition assistance. This five-year activity
targets 12 districts in East-Central Uganda with an estimated total population
of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of quality health,
HIV/AIDS, nutrition and child development services.
Job Summary:  The Data Volunteers will support healthcare
facility medical record’s officers to ensure that patient’s records are
captured accurately in source registers and HMIS reports are compiled and
submitted in time. She/He will support collection of extra data to monitor
performance of health facilities they are posted to.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work with healthcare facility records officers to ensure that best
    practices for medical records storage and management are implemented,
  • Update the Data Officer / data clerk attached to the facility on availability
    of HMIS tools
  • Ensure that data on additional indicators outside of the DHIS2
    reporting system are collected in time and submitted to the data clerk allocated
    to oversee the site
  • Work closely with records officer to ensure that HIV care data
    captured on patient forms during patient visits is transcribed to pre-ART
    and ART registers and updated in the Uganda_EMR (OpenMRS) on time
    (includes daily verification in ARV dispensing logs)
  • The jobholder will compile weekly, monthly and quarterly
    supplementary data not reported in DHIS2 and submit it to the Data
    Officer/ data clerk on time, as per training and guidance provided
  • Prepare monthly reports and submit to Data Officer/In-Charge.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidates for the Data Volunteer jobs must hold Diplomas
    in records management or relevant degree (Statistics, Demography, Computer
    Science, Social Sciences or Development Studies)
  • One year working experience in data management or demonstrated
    relevant experience acquired through internship placement
  • Familiarity with use of Microsoft Excel
  • Working knowledge of Health Management Information System (HMIS)
  • Previous experience with PEPFAR funded programs
  • Willingness to work in rural setting.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • High level of flexibility
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work under minimal
  • Previous experience in East Central region.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should hand deliver OR send via E-mail
their complete applications with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of
academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references
addressed to:
Human Resource
University Research
Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services Plot 1 Bridge Lane, Mpumudde Division P.O.
Box 5053, Jinja, Uganda
Tel: +256 (0) 393
217 617, +256 200 300 900
Note: DHOs &
District Biostatisticians are encouraged to recommend (in writing) potential
candidates. While we thank all applicants for showing interest, only qualified
internal applicants will be contacted for interviews.
Deadline: 9th May 2019 by 5:00pm
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