No Experience Data Management Jobs – Health Information Assistant – International Rescue Committee


Job Title:    Health Information Assistant
(No Experience Data Management Jobs)

Organization: International
Rescue Committee

Duty Station:

Reports to: Monitoring
and Evaluation Officer


About US:

The International
Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by
conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It
was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in
Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens
of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced.
Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to
rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from
violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging
education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping
communities promote peace and long-term development.


Job Summary:  Under the guidance and supervision of the
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, the Health Information Assistant will be
based in the field and shall be responsible for providing smooth flow and
access to information through records management for action and decision
making. S/he will record data, provide guidance on data recording, compilation,
use, reporting and management. S/he will produce and submit periodic health
activity reports.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

availability and use of Standard/revised HMIS/HIS data tools at all departments
of the health facility.

guidance on use of the HMIS/HIS data tools to ensure completeness, consistency,
and correctness in filling the registers.

all patients, classify/tally and summarize the data according to the acceptable
reporting formats.

provide data on notifiable/integrated disease surveillance and response.

and timely submit daily, weekly and monthly data from all facility departments
for making reports.

feedback to the facility staff on health service provision for decision making.

data into the electronic database.

knowledge and skills to staff by organizing CME sessions, mentorships and
review meetings on data management.

in capacity building activities (Trainings, Orientations, Mentorship,

to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the International Rescue Committee Health Information
Assistant job must hold a certificate in medical records from a recognized

analytical skills.

interpersonal skills including ability to gain trust and build relationships.

to handle multiple tasks, proven self-initiative and problem-solving abilities.

standard of spoken and written English.

computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, Outlook, and Power

Be able
to work in a stressful setting and adapt quickly to changing environments


Please note: This
position is open only to Ugandan nationals.


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link




The IRC and IRC
workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way –
Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and
Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and
enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child
Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and


Deadline: 31st December 2020


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