60 Entry Level Data Clerk USAID Project Jobs – John Snow, Inc (JSI)

Organization: John
Snow, Inc (JSI)
Funding Source: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: &E
Officer

About US:
John Snow, Inc.
(JSI) is a leader in improving the health of individuals and communities by
providing high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health
programs worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 100 countries, and
currently operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices for the past 30
years. The JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. ID a leading public
health research and consulting organization.
About USAID RHITES-N Project:
USAID-RHITES-N,
Lango will improve the use of integrated health services in Northern Uganda’s
Lango region and strengthen the health system to sustain gains made by earlier
projects. USAID-RHITES-N, Lango will contribute to improving key
population-based national health indicators; build the capacity of the Ugandan
government to carry out a sustainable and locally-driven response to the HIV
epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria, nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH
outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders to design and implement
health system strengthening strategies to scale up high-impact, evidence-based
interventions at the national, sub-regional, district, and community levels.
Interventions will include VMMC, virtual elimination of mother-to-child
transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and condom education and
distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can be realized, with a
priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence locations.
Job Summary:  The Data Clerk will mainly be responsible for
the definitudes toleration, storage retrieval of all the medical records.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Engage
with the HIA to ensure that best practices of medical records storage and
management are implemented.
·        
Work
closely with the HIA and the M&E Officer to quantify the tools needed to
ensure sustained data collection at the health facility.
·        
Work with
the HIA to prepare HMIS reports and submit them on time (by 5th of the month).
·        
Ensure
that data on additional indicators outside of DHIS2 reporting system are
collected and reported on time.
·        
Manage
the HIV care data captured on patient forms during patient visits, ensuring it
is transcribed to pre-ART and ART registers and updated in the Uganda EMR on
the same day the patients visit the facility
·        
Ensure
that data in the client cards, register, EMR and dispensing logs are in harmony
at all times Compile and submit to the M&E Officer all weekly, monthly and
quarterly supplementary data not reported in DHIS2.
·        
Support
family health data capture, storage, retrieval and timely reporting Ensure
paperwork is properly filled out. Verify accuracy of data and track movement of
files.
·        
Ensure
all files are secure.
·        
Ensure
that confidentiality of data collected and stored is maintained at all times.
·        
Ensure
safety of all equipment in the data room.
·        
Routinely
perform basic data analysis to encourage data use at the facility.
·        
Performs
any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
·        
Participate
in collaborative learning and adapting activities designed from time to time
·        
Support
data collection and submission for adhoc and other special studies commissioned
by USAID RHITES-N, Lango.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
The
applicant for the USAID RHITES-N Data Clerk job placement should hold a diploma
in Statistics, Medical Records, Computer Science or related field or
qualification.
·        
At least
two years of  experience in handling
medical records
·        
Previous
experience of working with international NGOs, MOH, and public health
facilities will be an advantage.
·        
Ability
to work independently with minimal supervision.
·        
Practical
experience in working with routine health information systems at the facility,
district or national level.
·        
Practical
knowledge in the Uganda Electronic Medical Records (Uganda EMR), and DHIS2 data
entry will be an added advantage.
·        
Computer
Literate and with acceptable minimum speed for data entry.
·        
Proficient
in information management programs and MS Office.
·        
Outstanding
communication and interpersonal abilities.
·        
Strong
attention to detail with excellent organizational skills.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their updated cover letters and updated CVs
to ug-rhites-n@ug.jsi.com addressed to the Human Resource Manager
Deadline: 18th October 2019
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