Fresher No Experience Jobs – Health Informatics/Data Intern – John Snow, Inc.


Job Title:    Health Informatics/Data
Intern (Fresher No Experience Jobs)

Organization:  John Snow, Inc.

Duty Station:  Uganda


About US:

The Regional Health
integration to Enhance Services (RHITES)-North, Lango project is a Five-year
contract funded by USAID and implemented by a Team of partners with JSI as the
prime. The JSI team includes, Doctors with Africa CUAMM, AMREF Health Africa,
Another Option, and The Medical Concierge Group (TMCG). RHITES-N, Lango is
aimed at improving the use of integrated health services in the Lango
Sub-region of Northern Uganda’s, strengthening the health system to sustain
gains made by earlier projects, improving key population-based national health
indicators and building the capacity of the district local government to carry
out a sustainable and locally-driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also
improving TB, Malaria, Nutrition, Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent
health (MNCAH), and water sanitation and hygiene (WASH) outcomes through
strengthening of existing structures and processes, improving access to and
strategic use of health and nutrition information, strengthening
community-health facility systems and expanding innovation through integrated
health and nutrition services. Improved health services utilization at all
levels of the health care system requires strong intra-facility, inter-facility
and bi-directional community-facility linkages and referrals for demand


Job Summary:  

Entry including mentoring and coaching health facility staff to enter data


register update at health facility sites

of health facility staff to analyze and use data

RNL M&E to organize and summarize data for analysis Internship Learning


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  During the course of the placement, the
intern will work with their mentors/supervisors and other members of the
organization to gain experience and knowledge in the following professional
roles and responsibilities:

the standard operating procedures (SOPs) provided by the MOH for all data
management processes.

and managing the processes for timely and complete documentation at the
facility including in the HMIS including register updates with no duplicates.

How to
manage the timely data entry of patient data into the Uganda EMR and the
performance of regular database backup.

and tracking of patients’ files and registers that are used for data record and

policies for data management, especially the confidentiality of data that is
collected and stored.

How to
manage the timely submission of facility reports?

and utilizing of data to improve patient management and service delivery.

areas of development as may be prescribed from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Statistics, Quantitative
Economics, Medical records or related field.

have graduated within the previous 24 months. No candidates over 24 months’
post-graduation are eligible for the internship program.

strong verbal and written communication skills.

a resident from any districts in Lango sub region.

to work independently and display initiative.


How to Apply:

Address Application Letter and CV to the Internship Coordinator USAID
RHITES-N Lango, with the subject – “Applications USAID-RHITES-N L Internship
Position Round 4 September 2020”. Application should be submitted in hard copy
and must contain only 2 documents within 1 envelope (Application letter and
your CV) and hand delivered to the USAID RHITES-N Lango Offices directly in
Citadel Towers, 2nd floor of the building with security officer at office
entrance. Mark on the envelop the Internship position applied for with either
Internship-Clinical Officer September 2020 or Internship- Laboratory Assistant


Deadline: 16th October


NB: Those who have already benefitted from the RHITES NORTH LANGO internship
program should not apply


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