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

 

Job Title:    District Health Information
Officer

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:  

·       
Recording
patient visits and other registration data in appropriate HMIS tools.

·       
Preparing
patient files for the clinic day

·       
Filing
all patient files at the end of the clinic.

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

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

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

·       
Electronic
capture of patient care records.

·       
Timely
compilation of the routine HMIS reports.

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

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

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

·       
Possession
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.

·       
Knowledge
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.

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

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

·       
One must
possess degree of integrity with reasonable work ethics.

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

·       
Ability
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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