Several Fresher Data Jobs – Health Information Assistants – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Organisation:   International Rescue Committee (IRC) 
Duty Station:   Uganda
Reports to: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
About US:
The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced. Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping communities promote peace and long-term development.
Job Summary:  The Health Information Assistant will be based
in the field-Health Facility and shall be responsible for providing smooth flow
and access to information through records management for action and decision
making. S/he will record data, provide guidance on data recording, compilation,
use, reporting and management. S/he will produce and submit Periodic health
activity reports.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Ensure the use of standard MoH/Donor data tools
and reporting Forms
Facilitate smooth flow and access to information
through records management for action and decision making.
Guidance on data recording, use, reporting and
Periodic reports submitted.
Ensure availability and use of Standard/revised
HMIS/HIS data tools at all departments of the health facility.
Providing guidance on use of the HMIS/HIS data
tools to ensure completeness, consistency, and correctness in filling the
Register all patients, classify/tally and
summarize the data according to the acceptable reporting formats.
Promptly provide data on notifiable/integrated
disease surveillance and response.
Prepare and timely submit daily, weekly and
monthly data from all facility departments for making reports.
Provide feedback to the facility staff on health
service provision for decision making.
Enter data into the electronic database.
Imparting knowledge and skills to staff by
organizing CME sessions, mentorships and review meetings on data management.
Participate in capacity building activities
(Trainings, Orientations, Mentorship, meetings etc).
Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and
Perform any other duties as assigned by the

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Diploma or certificate
in Medical records and Health Management Information System from a recognized,
licensed and accredited institution with at least one year of progressive experience
in health record management –Essential.
One year of work experience in a busy health
Applied Knowledge in use of HMIS/HIS data tools.
Good Computer skills including Ms Excel and Word
Excellent communication and interpersonal
Ability to completely record, accurately compile
and Produce timely reports.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work in hardship areas (previous
experience in a camp setting will be an added advantage).
Flexible and able to work with team in a dynamic
and diverse environment.
Language: Good standard of spoken and written
English Language. Ability to speak any of the languages spoken in South Sudan
is an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their online applications at the
link below.
Deadline: 24th January 2020
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