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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

3 District Health Information Officers Job at Rakai health Sciences Program - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
3 District Health Information Officers

Jobs at:
Rakai health Sciences Program

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 12th May, 2017, 5:00pm

Duty Station:

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Job details:
Rakai Health Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization. It 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 district of Rakai, South Western Uganda. it is based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute - Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai District.
The Program is seeking to strengthen its staffing position in order to efficiently execute its research and service activities at a Regional Level. Applications are therefore invited from qualified and competent Ugandans to fill vacant positions based at RAKAI HEALTH SCIENCES PROGRAM
- Kalisizo, Rakai district as indicated below:
District Health information Officers (3 positions - One year Contract) Renewable
Reporting to: RHSP Sub region Health information Manager
Duty station: Kalisizo - Rakai
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Bachelors Statistics or Quantitative Economics (Hons) or Public Health or Qualitative Mathematics or equivalent.
  • To support the district biostatistician in training and mentorship of facility records offlcers
  • Work with district teams to ensure availability of all necessary HMIS tools at facilities
  • To support the district in maintenance of facility computers and accessories as well as the openMRS
  • Support facilities to ensure completeness and accuracy of entries into the openMRS
  • To support facilities to ensure timely and accurate completion and submission of HMIS reports and other required reports
  • To ensure that PEPFAR extra indicators and finer disaggregation reports are compiled and submitted from all the supported facilities in the district. ,
  • To support the district biostatistician and records officers’ conduct data analyses required for district and facility data review meetings as tracking of selected indicators
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Experience of 2 years Information Systems (HMlS,DHlS2 &OpenMRS );
  • Mentoring skills;
  • Team Leader; ‘
  • Understanding of Local Government Structures,
  • Knowledge of MER 2.1 PEPFAR indicators an additional advantage;
  • Working knowledge of analysis with Microsoft excek
  • Riding Skills with a valid permit;
  • Willingness to work in a rural area, able to work with minimal supervision;
  • Background training in a medical field will be an added advantage
Job application procedure
Only qualified applicants should submit their application letter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (C.V) with three recognizable referees not later than 12th May, 2017, 5:00pm to:
The Human Resource Manager
Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, KALISIZO Or
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