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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Assistant Data Officer Job at Lira Regional Referral Hospital - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Senior Laboratory Technologist

Jobs at:
Assistant Data Officer

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

Date Posted: 11th March 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full_Time , Currency: UGX , Value: 1000000 , Minimum: 700000 , Maximum: 3000000 , Period: MONTH

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: Assistant Data Officer (1) U5-LWR-1-1
Report to: Data Officer
Location: LRRH

Roles and Responsibilities;
• Support the Data Officer in preparing and sorting patients’ files and registers, and identify data to be entered.
• Ensure primary are completely filled before transcribing data to registers
• Support transcribing of patients’ data from the patients’ files to MOH care and treatment registers.
• Ensure registers are properly and completely filled following the standard HMIS codes for all clinical departments
• Confirm accuracy of data such as numbers, days, dates, times, location on both source documents and in the electronic database.
• Enter patients’ data into the Uganda EMR database
• Generate reports from Uganda EMR, and do necessary analysis to facilitate data use at the facility
• Keep track of received patients’ files and registers that are used for data record and entry.
• Assist the Data Officer in preparing and submitting periodic reports for lira regional referral hospital and Ministry of Health.
• Ensure that confidentiality of data collected and stored are maintained.
• Ensure that the entered data are backed up regularly and the data are well protected.
• Ensure safety of all tools and equipment in the data rooms.
• Perform any other duties assigned by the Supervisor

Qualifications, skills and experience;
• At least a Diploma in Statistics, Medical Records, Computer Science or related field or qualification in monitoring and evaluation (M&E) or relevant field;
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience in handling medical records
• Practical experience with the Uganda MOH HMIS system
• Practical experience with the Uganda EMR.
• Understanding of USAID and PEPFAR expectations and trends for monitoring and evaluation will be added advantage.
• 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, district and 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