2 No Experience Fresh Graduate Jobs – Health Informatics / Data Interns – John Snow, Inc. (JSI)

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

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:
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.
About Internship Overview:
Project offers internship in an effort to provide current university students,
recent graduates and new professionals, from various academic fields, the
opportunity to apply their knowledge to actual work experience. USAID RHITES-N,
Lango Project strongly believe that Internship is an important tool in
developing and retaining new and innovative talents to assist us in our
continuous goal of improving health systems to empower communities. Interns
will be provided with clearly defined roles and scopes of work and will be
supervised by USAID RHITES-N, L staff members, health facility In-charges or in
the case of external placements, a suitable member of the staff within the
organization in which the intern is assigned. Supervisors of interns will be
responsible for monitoring the progress of their assigned intern(s) to ensure
effective learning and a positive experience for internship participants.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: During the course of the placement, the
intern will work with their mentors/supervisors and other members of the
organization to gain experience and knowledge in the following professional
roles and responsibilities:
  • Understanding the standard operating procedures (SOPs) provided by
    the MOH for all data management processes.
  • Understanding and managing the processes for timely and complete
    documentation at the facility including in the HMIS including register
    updates with no duplicates.
  • How to manage the timely data entry of patient data into the Uganda
    EMR and the performance of regular database backup.
  • Organization and tracking of patients’ files and registers that are
    used for data record and entry.
  • Understanding policies for data management, especially the confidentiality
    of data that is  collected and
  • How to manage the timely submission of facility reports?
  • Analyzing and utilizing of data to improve patient management and
    service delivery.
  • Other areas of development as may be prescribed from time to time.
Key Results:
  • Data Entry including mentoring and coaching health facility staff to
    enter data
  • Data verification
  • HMIS register update at health facility sites
  • Mentorship of health facility staff to analyze and use data
  • Assist RNL M&E to organize and summarize data for analysis.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Statistics,
    Quantitative Economics, Medical records or related field.
  • Must have graduated within the previous 24 months. No candidates
    over 24 months’ post- graduation are eligible for the internship program.
  • Exhibit strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • MUST be a resident from any districts in Lango sub region.
  • Ability to work independently and display initiative
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send an application Letter and updated CV to the Internship Coordinator
USAID RHITES-N Lango, with the subject – “Applications USAID-RHITES-N L
Internship Position Round 3 April 2019”. Application should be submitted in
hard copy and must contain only 2 documents within 1 envelope (Application letter
and your CV) and hand delivered to the USAID RHITES-N Lango Offices directly in
Citadel Towers, 2nd floor of the building with security officer at office
entrance. Mark on the envelop the Internship position applied for with either
Internship-Clinical Officer November 2019 or Internship- Laboratory Assistant
Deadline: 25th November 2019
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