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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

6 Data Clerks Job at Lira Regional Referral Hospital - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
6 Data Clerks


Jobs at:
Lira Regional Referral Hospital

Deadline of this Job:
March 15, 2019.
Duty Station:
Lira , Uganda , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Summary
Date Posted: 11th March 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full_Time , Currency: UGX , Value: 500000 , Minimum: 350000 , Maximum: 1500000 , Period: MONTH
JOB DETAILS:
BACKGROUND
Lira Regional Referral Hospital is a 400 Bed Hospital situated in Lira Municipality in Lira town and serves a catchment population of about 2.3 million people. It is a referral facility offering both specialized and general services to the districts in its service area. The Hospital with support from the USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango Project seeks to recruit personnel in different fields to fill in the following positions:
Job Title: Data Clerks (6) U7-LWR-1-1
Report to: Data Officer
Location: LRRH

Roles and Responsibilities
• Work closely with the Data Officers to quantify the tools needed to ensure sustained data collection at the health facility.
• Engage with the data officers to ensure that best practices of medical records storage and management are implemented.
• Ensure that data on additional indicators outside of DHIS2 reporting system are collected in time.
• Manage the HIV care data captured on patient forms during patient visits, ensuring it is transcribed to pre-ART and ART registers and updated in the Uganda EMR in time.
• Work with the data officers to prepare HMIS reports and submit them in DHIS2 in time.
• Compile weekly, monthly and quarterly supplementary data not reported in DHIS2 and submit them in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Unit in time.
• Ensure that confidentiality of data collected and stored is maintained at all times.
• Ensure safety of all equipment in the data room.
• Perform basic data analysis on data from HMIS data.
• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, skills and experience;
• At least a certificate in Statistics, Medical Records, Computer Science or related field or qualification. MUST BE Computer Literate and with speed for data entry
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in handling medical records
• Previous experience of working with international NGOs, MOH, and public health facilities will be an advantage.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Practical experience in working with routine health information systems at the facility (including RRH), district or national level

Job application procedure
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements, should send their applications addressed to the Human Resource Officer Lira Regional Referral Hospital P.O. Box 2, Lira Uganda or Have it hand delivered to the hospital. With their application letters and CV to not later than March 15, 2019.