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15 Entry Level Diploma USAID Project Jobs - Data Clerks - John Snow, Inc (JSI)


Organization: John Snow, Inc (JSI)
Funding Source: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: DREAMS Data Officer

About US:
John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a leader in improving the health of individuals and communities by providing high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 100 countries, and currently operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices for the past 30 years. The JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. ID a leading public health research and consulting organization.

About USAID RHITES-N Project:
USAID-RHITES-N, Lango will improve the use of integrated health services in Northern Uganda’s Lango region and strengthen the health system to sustain gains made by earlier projects. USAID-RHITES-N, Lango will contribute to improving key population-based national health indicators; build the capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally-driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria, nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional, district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and condom education and distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence locations.

Job Summary:  The Data Clerks will mainly be responsible for the efficient and effective creation, storage, retrieval of all the medical records

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Engage with the DREAMS data officer to ensure that best practices of DREAMS records storage and management are Implemented
  • Work closely with the data officer to quantify the tools needed to ensure sustained DREAMS data collection.
  • Ensure that DREAMS data is collected and entered on the DREAMS Tracker on time
  • Manage the OREAMS registers and ensure they are always up to date
  • Ensure confidentiality of data collected and stored at all times.
  • Ensure safety of all DREAMS data entry equipment.
  • Ensure that DREAMS Group registers and sub-county registers are up to date
  • Maintain updated list of all Peer leaders of Bach group with in the sub-county
  • Performs any other duties -as may be assigned from time to time.
  • Regularly contribute to periodic and adhoc data analysis as required by USAID RHITES-N. Lango  
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
  • Participate in collaborative learning and adapting activities designed from time to time
  • Support data collection and submission for adhoc and other special studies commissioned by USAID RHITES-N, Lango.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the USAID RHITES-N Data Clerk job placement should hold a diploma in Statistics, Computer Science or related field or qualification. MUST BE Computer Literate and with acceptable minimum speed for data entry
  • Two years of experience in handling DREAMS 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 the DREAMS tracker (UDOTS)

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their updated cover letters and updated CVs to ug-rhites-n@ug.jsi.com addressed to the Human Resource Manager

Deadline: 18th October 2019

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