22 Entry Level Data Clerk Diploma USAID Project Jobs – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Job Title:         Data Clerks (22 Entry Level
Jobs)

Organization: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)

Duty Station: Uganda

About US:

University Research
Co., LLC (URC) is a US-based public health organization working in Uganda since
2005, is implementing the USAID’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance
Services in East Central Uganda Activity (USAID’s RHITES EC). The purpose of
this project is to support the implementation of a comprehensive, integrated
investment in regional health, HIV/AIDS and nutrition assistance. This
five-year activity targets 12 districts in East-Central Uganda with an
estimated total population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated
package of quality health, HIV/AIDS, nutrition and child development services.

Job Summary:
The Data Clerk will work closely with the facility medical record’s officers to
ensure that patient’s records are captured accurately and HMIS reports are
compiled and submitted in the DHIS2 and RHITES-EC Monitoring, Evaluation ad
Learning team on time.

The job is for a
period of 4 months. The persons will be based in Luuka, Kamuli, Buyende,
Kaliro, Bugiri, Busia, Namayingo, Namutumba, Bugweri, Iganga and Jinja
districts. Individuals from these districts are encouraged to apply.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

·       
Work
closely with the facility records officers and where necessary health
sub-district records officers and district HMIS focal persons and
Biostatisticians to quantify the HMIS and non-HMIS tools needed to ensure
sustained data collection at the health facility.

·       
Engage
with the records officers to ensure that best practices of medical records
storage and management are implemented.

·       
Work
closely with the facility records officers to mentor and coach other health
workers on appropriate use of HMIS data collection tools for data capture.

·       
Work
with records officer to ensure that HIV care data captured on patient forms
during patient visits is transcribed to pre-ART and ART registers and updated
in the Uganda_EMR (OpenMRS) on time.

·       
Compile
weekly, monthly and quarterly supplementary data not reported in DHIS2 and
submit it to the RHITES-EC Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning unit on time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The applicant
should preferably hold a Diploma in records management or relevant degree
(Statistics, Demography, Computer Science, Social Sciences or Development
Studies)

·       
One year
of working experience in data management or demonstrated relevant experience
acquired through internship placement.

·       
Familiarity
with use of Microsoft Excel

·       
Working
knowledge of Health Management Information System (HMIS).

·       
Previous
experience with PEPFAR funded programs.

·       
Excellent
written and oral communication skills.

·       
High
level of flexibility.

·       
Good
interpersonal skills and ability to work under minimal supervision.

·       
Experience
in East Central region.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified
and interested applicants should hand deliver OR send via E-mail
HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com their complete applications with a cover letter,
curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for 3
professional references addressed to:

Senior Human
Resource Officer,

University Research
Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services,

Plot 1 Bridge Lane,
Mpumudde Division,

P.O. Box 5053,
Jinja, Uganda

Deadline: Thursday, 14th May 2020 at 5 :00 pm

NB: While we thank
all applicants for showing interest, only qualified internal applicants will be
contacted for interviews.

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