54 No Experience Data Clerk Job Opportunities – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Organization: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Duty Station: Uganda
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 Clerk will work closely with the
facility medical records officers to ensure that patient’s records are
captured accurately and HMIS reports are compiled and submitted in the DHIS2
and RHITES-EC Monitoring, Evaluation ad Learning team on time.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work closely with the facility records officers and where necessary
    health sub-district records officers and district HMIS focal persons and
    Biostatisticians to quantify the HMIS and non-HMIS tools needed to ensure
    sustained data collection at the health facility.
  • Engage with the records officers to ensure that best practices of
    medical records storage and management are implemented.
  • Ensure that data on additional indicators outside of the DHIS2
    reporting system are collected in time and submitted to the data officers.
  • Work closely with the facility records officers to mentor and coach
    other health workers on appropriate use of HMIS data collection tools for
    data capture.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the USAID Project Data Clerk job must hold a
    Diploma in records management or relevant degree (Statistics, Demography,
    Computer Science, Social Sciences or Development Studies)
  • At least 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.



Desired Experience
and Qualifications:
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • High level of flexibility.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work under minimal
    supervision.
  • 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
Coordinator
University Research
Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services,
Plot 1 Bridge Lane,
Mpumudde Division,
P.O. Box 5053,
Jinja, Uganda
E-mail to: HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com
Deadline: 20th September 2019 by 2:00pm
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