Several Entry Level Data Clerk USAID Project Job Opportunities – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Duty Station: Uganda (8 Districts)
Reports to: District
Data Assistants
About US:
University Research
Co., LLC (URC) was founded in 1965 as a global company dedicated to improving
the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide.
With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages
projects in over 45 countries, including the United States. University Research
Co., LLC (URC) offers a range of technical assistance to strengthen health and
social systems and service quality by empowering communities and health workers
to identify and scale up locally appropriate solutions to critical problems.
About USAID Project:
 With the RHITES-N Acholi Project (Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Services in Northern Uganda – Acholi), USAID will
continue its support of the Government of Uganda’s (GOU) efforts to improve
access to and use of health services in the country’s post-conflict northern
region. RHITES-N Acholi Project activities will build on USAID investments and
national advances to increase access to and use of high-quality integrated
services that accelerate the ability and capacity to respond to the specific
health needs of residents in the Acholi sub-region, leveraging the URC-ASSIST
project successes.
Job Summary: The
overall objective of the data clerk is to improve data management systems at
facility level. This will include data entry, filing, documentation, HMIS
reporting, HMIS tools stock status, and data/ performance reviews at the health
facility. He/she will ensure that there’s improved HMIS reporting at facility
level and use of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) is functional.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
availability of HMIS tools at the facility through timely projection of
required tools.
use and adherence to standard operating procedures (SOPs) provided by MOH in
all data management processes
all aspects of documentation at the facility particularly complete and timely
documentation in the HMIS tools including register updates with no duplicates.
track of received patients’ files and registers that are used for data record
and entry.
timely data entry of patient data into the patient level databases including
Uganda EMR, HTS, TB databases and perform regular database backup at the health
safety of data management equipment e.g computers for EMR.
confidentiality of data collected and stored is maintained at all times
the timely submission of facility reports including weekly, monthly, and
quarterly reports.
records persons, facility in-charge and other clinical staff to analyse and
utilize their data to improve patient management and service delivery.
ad-hoc reports as may be needed from time to time.
weekly facility reporting.
other duties assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicants
for the USAID project job must hold a diploma
A minimum
of six months of experience and UACE with 1 year of experience in managing HIV
data management.
At least
three month’s experiences in data management particularly in the Northern
in data management of health data will be an added advantage.
Please note:
Only candidates who are eligible to work in Uganda for an indefinite period
without a need for sponsorship will be considered for this position.
How to Apply:
All candidates who
wish to join the University Research Co., LLC (URC) are encouraged to apply
online at the link below.
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