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80 Entry Level Data Entry Jobs – Data Clerks – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Organisation: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Duty Station: Mbarara,
Buhweju, Bushenyi, Ibanda, Isingiro, Kabale, Kanungu,
Kazo, Kiruhura, Kisoro, Mitooma, Ntungamo, Rwampara, Rubanda, Rubirizi, Rukiga,
Rukungiri and Sheema
Uganda
Reports to:  Strategic Information & Evaluation Officer
About US:
The
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is a worldwide leader in the
fight against pediatric AIDS. EGPAF seeks to prevent pediatric HIV infection
and to eradicate pediatric AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention and
treatment programs in 17 countries.
About USAID Project:
EGPAF is
implementing a 7-year Cooperative agreement with United States Agency for
International Development (USAID)/Uganda to lead the implementation of
district-based project USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in
South Western Uganda (USAID RHITES SW). USAID RHITES SW activity’s goal is to
increase utilization of health services through the following key result areas:
increased availability of and accessibility to health services; improved
quality of health services; increased availability of resources for public
sector health services; improved organization and management of service
delivery and increased adoption of healthy behaviors and positive child
development practices by communities in focus areas and target population
groups.
USAID
RHITES SW project is in the process of transitioning facility level
programmatic activities to local organizations, namely The AIDS Support
Organization (TASO), Joint Clinical Research Center (JCRC) and the to-be-determined
local service delivery (LSD) private not- for-profit project. A critical
activity before the transition is is data validation/quality assessment (DQA)
to determine the number of clients currently receiving ART at all the 275
facilities across the 18 districts of South West region (Buhweju, Bushenyi,
Ibanda, Isingiro, Kabale, Kanungu, Kazo, Kiruhura, Kisoro Mbarara, Mitooma,
Ntungamo, Rwampara, Rubanda, Rubirizi, Rukiga, Rukungiri and Sheema). This
activity is expected to commence Sept 01, through October 31, 2020.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Participate during a training on the objectives of the
Data Quality Assessment/Validation, methodology and processes
·       
Work with health care workers, the health information
assistants and the facility based data clerks, conduct data quality checks
processes including to retrieve charts of all clients ever enrolled on ART.
Then sort the charts for the following categories: active, lost to follow up,
died, transferred out, unable to determine/outcome unknown in line with the
standard operating procedures and classification provided
·       
Verify accuracy of data on the charts before it is entered
into data validation electronic database
·       
Work with site data team to compare data entered into the
verification tool with source documents , or re-enters verified data
·       
Merges all the cleaned data into a central/district/site
database as per the protocols and guidelines
·       
Enter, store and/or retrieve information as requested or
otherwise necessary, and summarizes data in preparation of standardized
reports, using computerized data entry equipment and file maintenance programs.
·       
File the client charts at end of each working day in line
with laid out facility standard operating procedure for patient filing
·       
Share the feedback on the data quality
assessment/validation findings with the facility in-charge;
·       
Propose and draft an action plan for improving data
quality at the respective sites assessed
·       
Submit a facility specific report on the key findings data
quality assessment/validation and draft action plan to the RHITES SW project.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant for the Data Clerk USAID Project job must
hold a Bachelor’s degree in Population Studies/Demography, Statistics, Medical
Records or other related field. Training in computer applications is an added
advantage
·       
A minimum of two years of progressive professional
experience working in data management
·       
Practical experience in working with government of Uganda
health information systems
·       
Knowledge of medical records management procedures
·       
Good working knowledge of computer with ability to operate
various Microsoft word-processing software, spreadsheets
·       
Team player with good interpersonal relationships and
tolerance to socio-cultural differences.
·       
Efficient and effective verbal and non-verbal
communication skills; ability to follow instructions provided in verbal or
written format.
·       
Ability to multi-task effectively and adhere to timelines.
·       
Good numeracy skills. Attention to detail and enjoy
alphanumeric data entry.
·       
Experience in handling collecting, collating and managing
numerical data
·       
Must have passed mathematics at O’ level with at least a
credit
NB: Elizabeth
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should apply online at the link below. Please kindly submit only your cover
letter and Curriculum Vitae as one file in pdf format. Please indicate on the
cover letter the preferred district where you would like to be assigned.
(Mbarara, Buhweju, Bushenyi, Ibanda, Isingiro, Kabale, Kanungu, Kazo, Kiruhura,
Kisoro, Mitooma, Ntungamo, Rwampara, Rubanda, Rubirizi, Rukiga, Rukungiri and
Sheema.)
Please
address you cover letter and CV to:
The Senior
Human Resources Manager
Elizabeth
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Plot 15,
Kitante Close
P.O. Box
21127
Kampala,
Uganda      
      
Deadline: 21st August 2020
NB: No hand delivered applications will
be accepted. Please note that EGPAF does not solicit for fees to have
applicants shortlisted or offered employment
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