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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Data Officer Job at Kabale Regional Referral hospital - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Data Officer

Jobs at:
Kabale Regional Referral hospital

Deadline of this Job:
5:00pm of 20th December 2017

Duty Station:
Uganda




JOB DETAILS:
Kabale Regional Referral hospital has received grant from EGPAF under the USAID RHITES-SW project to support implementation of integrated health services, including quality maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, malaria and child development services at the hospital. it is for this reason that Kabale Referral Hospital seeks to recruit qualified candidates for the following positions located at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital to help achieve the mandate of the grant. Successful candidates will be based at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital in South Western Uganda.
Job Title: Data Officer
Number of Jobs: 1
Salary Scale: U4sc
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The Data Officer will prepare and sort patient's files and registers and identifying data to be entered in electronic medical system. He/She will keep track of received patient files and registers that are used for data record and entry. The Data Officer will ensure that the HMIS reports are compiled and entered in the DHlS2 on time. He/She create data cleaning queries to validate and free data from any anomalies according to data analysis procedures. The incumbent will maintain confidentiality of data entered .He/She will compile and submit project reports to partners and in DHlS2. The Data Officer will devise and implement a mechanism for safeguarding computer hardware and other accessories in the data room. He/She will provide technical support to all hospital units to ensure quality HMIS data is collected. The incumbent will respond to all other adhoc data requests from partners and hospital management as and when necessary.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
  • Minimum of a Degree in I.T, computer science, statistics and Records management is required
  • Extensive experience performing compilation and entry of health related data into Open MRS and DHlS2 databases.
  • Good knowledge of relevant HMlIS, indicators and reporting systems especially for HIV service delivery
Job application procedure
All applications should be submitted to The Hospital Director, Kabale regional Referral hospital, P. 0. Box 07, by 5:00pm of 20th December 2017, Applications should include cover letter, curriculum vitae, photocopies of certificates and testimonials of the academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references. Applicants must state clearly on the application letter which position they have applied for their contact addresses and telephone numbers. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.