3 Entry Level Employment Vacancies – Quality Assurance / Quality Control Officer Officer at Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

Organisation: Makerere
University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)
Duty
Station:
  Kayunga, Uganda
Reports
to:
Continuous Quality Improvement Coordinator
Position
Number:
MUWRP – 006
About
US:
The Makerere
University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a non-profit HIV research program
that was established in 2002 as a result of a memorandum of understanding
between Makerere University and The Henry M. Jackson foundation for Advancement
of Military Medicine Inc. of USA (HJF). The primary purpose of MUWRP is to
develop, evaluate and provide interventions to mitigate disease threats of
public health importance to Uganda. Activities include; vaccine development and
building of vaccine testing capability in Uganda, conducting of epidemiological
and basic research and provision of HIV Treatment, care and support in Kayunga,
Mukono and Buvuma Districts.
Job
Summary:
The QA/QC Officer will offer technical support to the MUWRP PEPFAR
program through the review of completeness and accuracy of filled HMIS records
at the health units and double check all MUWRP data to ensure correctness
before submission for data entry.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Regularly collect, sort and deliver all MUWRP data
collection tools to the Data Management center.
·        
Keenly review all data collection forms for data
transcriptions errors and fill in the appropriate data error logs as described
in the QAQC SOP.
·        
Offer technical support in the collection of
planned / adhoc program data to support reporting and inform the program as
required
·        
Routinely conduct QC data audits at facilities and
inform appropriate stakeholders on errors.
·        
Abrupt/ routine data verification of program data
generated from outreach activities.
·        
Regularly check for adherence to data SOPs at
health facilities and provide relevant data collection tools and SOPs where
required
·        
Compile and submit weekly QA/QC updates for
discussions in weekly meetings
·        
Perform data entry when requested.
·        
Exercise and maintain confidentiality of client
information at all times.
·        
Actively participate in surveys and chart reviews
as and when required
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicants should preferably hold Diplomas in Records
management or Health Records Management from a recognized institution
·        
Additional qualification in a health related
discipline like Enrolled/Registered Nurse/ Midwifery is an added advantage.
·        
A minimum of two years’ experience in a health
setting with knowledge of managing HIV program related data.
·        
Computer knowledge in database management, email,
etc.
·        
Good report writing skills
·        
Familiarity with community health center setting
and committed to serve in such activities.
·        
Ability to maintain confidentiality
·        
Excellent communication skills
·        
Ability to reside in Kayunga, Mukono and Buvuma
Islands.
·        
Ability to travel on water.
How
to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should download the application form, download here, attach
it together with application letters, CVs, Photocopies of academic
qualifications and three professional referees. The position number (Check top
of advert) and preferred location should clearly be stated in the application
letter.
Please send applications
to:
The Human
Resources and Administration Manager
Makerere
University Walter Reed Project
Plot 42
Nakasero Road.
P.O. Box
16524 Kampala. Uganda
Deadline:
18th January 2016

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