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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Data Assistant Job at IntraHealth International - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Data Assistant

Jobs at:
IntraHealth International

Deadline of this Job:
February 23, 2018

Duty Station:

IntraHealth International ( in collaboration with the District Service Commissions of Mbale, Moroto, Kaabong, Abirn, Nakapiripirit and Kotido are currently seeking to recruit candidates for a USAID Activity. USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in Eastern Uganda (RHITES-E) will support the Government of Uganda (GOU) and key stakeholders to increase availability and utilization of high quality health services in 23 districts in Eastern Uganda and 2 in Karamoja. This will be done by strengthening health systems and improving the quality of, access to, and demand for health services with attention to equity and underserved populations.
Data Assistant (1, Mbale RRH & Mororto RRH)
Job Purpose; To collect and keep records and information on patients, retrieve them ;, for Clinicians and researchers and ensure confidentiality and safety,

Key Job deliverables;
  • Patients‘ records and information kept.
  • Confidentiality and data safety ensured.
  • Records/information availed to authorized persons.
  • Accountability for financial and other resources produced.
  • Periodic reports submitted
Job duties and Responsibilities;
  • Preparing and sorting patients‘ files and registers, and identify data to be entered.
  • Support transcribing of patients‘ data from the patients’ files to MOH Care and Treatment registers
  • Confirming accuracy of data such as numbers, days, dates times, location on both source documents and in the electronic database
  • Entering patients’ data into a database
  • Keeping track of received patients‘ files and registers that are used that are used for data record and entry.
  • Preparing and submitting periodic reports for regional referral hospital and Ministry of Health.
  • Participate in designing and implementing Quality Improvement Projects.
  • Assisting the Data Officer in preparing adhoc reports as may be needed from time to time
  • Backing up entered data are backed up regularly and the data are well protected
  • Maintaining safe custody of all equipment in the data rooms.
  • Performing any other related duties assigned by the supervisor
Job Requirements;
A diploma in a records/relevant field from a recognized institution with a post basic qualification in HIV/AIDS counseling an added
Job application procedure
To apply, submit a sealed envelope containing your cover letter, CV, USAID 1420 form (Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet) and copies of qualification certificates addressed to the respective District Service Commission where the job is based. Deadline for applications is February 23, 2018.