Fresher Data Clerk US NGO Job Opportunities – Medical Teams International (MTI)   

Job Title:    Data Clerk (Fresher Diploma Job Opportunities)

Organization:  Medical Teams International

Duty Station:  Mbarara, Uganda


About US:

Medical Teams International is a faith-based not for profit health relief and development organization with a Calling “Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.” MTI-UG has operations in West Nile and South western Uganda. We provide Comprehensive Primary Health Care, Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS and Nutrition.


Job Summary:  The Data Clerk will be responsible for capturing reliable and up to date patient data, cleaning data and preparing basic reports to inform decision making at the health facility level.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Assist medical staff by capturing patient information in paper files and enter data in HIS/HMIS electronic and manual registers on a daily basis
  • Responsible for cleaning data in the database to ensure quality, up to date and reliable information
  • Generate weekly and month data reports in accordance with reporting standards
  • Oversee the storage of data hard copies to ensure strict confidentiality in line with MTI policy
  • Mentor health facility staff in data management best practices
  • Perform basic data analysis and make presentations to health facility staff on recent performance trends, organize CMEs with health facility staff to analyze and interpret medical data
  • Assist the Biostatistician in conducting assessments to measure quality of service provision
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the Data Clerk job must hold a Diploma in Statistics, Social Sciences, Information Technology or related field. Required
  • At least two years of experience in data capture is required
  • Experience working in a health setting and with HIS/HMIS is an added advantage
  • Experience working with international NGOs is an added advantage
  • Basic knowledge of data management best practices
  • Basic knowledge of health data analysis
  • Skilled in using HIS/HMIS databases and Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Skilled in generating basic reports and basic data visualization
  • Skilled in training and capacity building
  • Analytical with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to act with integrity and maintain the highest ethical standards
  • Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 26th May 2021


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