District Health Information Officer NGO Job Careers – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)


Job Title:    District Health Information

Organization: Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Duty Station: Uganda


About US:

Rakai Health
Sciences Program (RHSP) is a collaborative bio – medical research and service
delivery organization. RHSP strives to improve the quality of life of the local
population through a combination of community-based research, curative services
and prevention strategies in the districts of South-central Uganda.


Job Summary: The
District Health Information Officer (DHIO) shall mentor district medical clerks
in proper capture and management of HMIS data collected from health facilities
and communities. They will also provide support in entry, cleaning and analysis
of data captured for project purposes.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

patient visits and other registration data in appropriate HMIS tools.

patient files for the clinic day

all patient files at the end of the clinic.

all laboratory test results and other records in their appropriate files.

that the medical records room is orderly, and all files accounted for.

completeness, consistency and accuracy of data captured in the HMIS.

capture of patient care records.

compilation of the routine HMIS reports.

availability of required HMIS tools i.e. registers, forms, guidelines etc.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Quantitative Economics, Statistics,
Population Studies, Computer Science &Information Technology (IT) or
another related field.

of postgraduate qualification in M&E is an added advantage.

At least
two years of professional M&E work experience in a busy health setting with
a major role of preparing activity reports and accountabilities.

of Information Systems (HMIS, DHIS, HIBRID& Open MRS); Mentoring skills;
Team Leader; Understanding of Local Government Structures, Knowledge of PEPFAR
MER Ver,2.3 indicators.

knowledge in: M&E, Data Management, Research& Quality Assurance.

computer skills in STATA, MS Excel and MS Access is an added advantage.

One must
possess degree of integrity with reasonable work ethics.

to work in rural areas and execute work with minimal or no supervision and
remain accountable.

to ride a Motorcycle is a MUST.


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates possessing the above attributes can send
their applications including a cover letter, latest Copy of CV (with 3
referees), copies of academic qualifications/certificates (in one document)
addressed to the HR Manager to jobs@rhsp.org. Kindly indicate the job title in
the subject line of the email. Only online applications will be considered.


Deadline: 28th October 2020 by 5:00pm


NB: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences Program. Any
form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification


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