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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Data - Clerk Job at Baylor - Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Data - Clerk

Jobs at:
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation

Deadline of this Job:
17th January 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa, Eastern Europe and North America
Role Position: Data-Clerk - Research
(01 position, Kampala)
Reporting to the Data Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for collection, sorting, coding, keyboard entry and secure storage of study participants data forms processed at Baylor College of Medicine-Uganda.
Overall responsibilities: Post the participants information into the data from his/her file into the respective data base on a daily basis, Maintain a record of updated Databases, through data cleaning, running queries, error detection logs, and back - up, Generate and distribute to all clinicians a list for weekly & monthly expected ongoing and newly enrolled clients before their appointment dates then produce and submit a missed visit report, Generate a monthly report for all patients clinic attendances, unscheduled, scheduled, new patients and study patients, Maintain an updated tiling systems of patients records, Oversee the day-to-day data management activities, Responsible for timely entry and reporting of data from Case Reporting Forms (CRFs), SAE/EAE forms, source documents, Determine the need for editing data when deemed appropriate and/or when discrepancies are found, Generate, processes, track, and resolve study data related queries, Participate in the review of participants‘ study data forms, Co-ordinate with QA/QC/ RAC in the review and monitoring of data when appropriate, Perform data transfers, transcribes and faxes data, Complete CRFs and source documents as appropriate.
Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Library Science & Records Management or any related degree
  • The candidate must have at least two (2) years working experience in health research institutions, (2) two years’ experience in data collection & analysis
  • Knowledge of Statistical analysis, study protocol & database management packages MS Access, MS Excel, STATA, SPSS & Epidata
Job application procedure
If you believe that you are the right candidate for the above positions, please email your application to: Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact and three traceable professional references; and should be emailed or hand delivered by Wednesday, 17 January 2018. You must have at least a Credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview. An approved Medical Check up from a recommended health centre for successful candidates is a requirement at entry.
Applications should be addressed to:
The Head of Human Resources '