Fresher Record/Data Clerk/IT Technician (IT Technician) NGO Jobs – ADRA Uganda

Organisation: Adventist
Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Uganda
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Field
Coordinator
About US:
The Adventist
Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is a humanitarian non-governmental
organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church that demonstrates God’s love
and compassion. The organization works with people in poverty and distress to
create just and positive change through empowering partnerships and responsible
action. Currently the organization implements relief and development projects
in West Nile, Acholi, Karamoja and South-Western Uganda. ADRA wishes to recruit
a highly qualified, experienced and energetic Ugandan national, to occupy the
vacant position of Internal Auditor/Controller.
About CEMS:
Comprehensive
Emergency Medical Support (CEMS) – Field Emergency and Inpatient Unit +
Comprehensive Primary and Secondary Health Clinic. The CEMS Project is
contributing to run a static emergency medical unit 24/7 in Kyaka II Refugee
Settlement that is serving the refugee community mainly from DRC, as well the
host community.
Job Summary:  The Record/Data Clerk/IT Technician (IT
Technician) maintains a record of patient care by compiling, reviewing, and
filing documentation of a patient’s condition, treatment, and health outcome.
Also has a strong understanding of desktop operating systems, routinely thinks
outside the box to solve problems quickly and understands what impeccable
customer service is all about. The IT Technician will be responsible for
ensuring each department achieves key metrics, repairing computers and
performing technical and system diagnostics as required. The IT Technician must
be well-versed in computer systems and network function. Needs to install,
maintain and repair computers and networks, able to work diligently and
accurately, possessing a great problem-solving ability in order to fix issues
and ensure functionality. The main goal is to maintain a high-quality network
and computer system alongside with accurate statistics from the operation at
the CEMS and the smooth work environment to the health professionals using the
system.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Setting up hardware and installing and configure software and
    drivers
  • Maintaining and repairing technological equipment (e.g. routers) or
    peripheral devices
  • Installing well-functioning LAN/WAN and other networks and manage
    components (servers, IPs etc.)
  • Provide technical assistance and resolution as necessary
  • Set up new computer systems and perform routine maintenance
  • Ensure that Internet security software is updated and running
    properly
  • Maintain computer equipment and software to ensure secure and
    efficient operations
  • Repair computer hardware and servers as required
  • Test and implement new software programs for the CEMS
  • Maintains medical records operations by following policies and
    procedures; reporting needed changes
  • Initiates medical record by searching master patient index;
    identifying existing patient records, interacting with registration areas
    and physicians’ offices for information verification, processing or
    creating the record folder
  • Ensures medical record availability by routing records to admissions
    and emergency departments, physicians, and other authorized hospital staff
  • Completes medical record by reviewing information, notifying health
    care providers of record deficiencies; tracking outstanding records
  • Resolves medical record discrepancies by collecting and analyzing
    information
  • Maintains historical reference by abstracting and coding clinical
    data, such as diseases, operations, procedures, and therapies, using
    standard classification systems, filing documents
  • Prepares statistical reports by collecting and summarizing medical
    care and census information, such as types of diseases treated, surgery
    performed, and use of hospital beds
  • Provides medical record information by answering questions and
    requests of patients, hospital staff or any other agency
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects hospital operations by
    keeping information confidential
  • Collects data for report propose when requested
  • Maintains the stability and reputation of the hospital by complying
    with legal requirements
  • Keeps equipment operational by following manufacturer’s instructions
    and established procedures
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as
    needed.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the ADRA Uganda Record/Data Clerk/IT
    Technician (IT Technician) job placement should hold a Degree in Computer
    Science or related field
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft and Linux
  • Flexibility to work evenings and/or weekends and/or holidays when
    needed
  • Previous experience in humanitarian work
  • Fluent in English, Swahili and French
  • Ability to communicate and interact well with people from different
    educational, linguistic, cultural and religious backgrounds
  • Able to read and understand technical manuals
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects effectively
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications online at
the link below
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