Fresher Regional Referral Data Officer CDC Project Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)


Job Title:    Regional Referral Data

Organization: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)

Funding Source: Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/PEPFAR

Duty Station:

Reports to: Clinical
Care Coordinator

Vacancy Code:  RDO X016


About US:

The mission of the
Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to “Strengthen Health Systems in Africa
with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases through Research and Capacity
Development”. IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve
its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment, Training, Research, Laboratory
services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab & Translational Lab),
Global Health Security and Health System Strengthening Programmes.

With funding from  Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC)/PEPFAR, and in partnership with MoH and respective District Local
Governments, IDI is implementing comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in the West
Nile region of Uganda under the project “Accelerating and Sustaining HIV
Epidemic Control and Related Diseases in West-Nile Region of Uganda under the
President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), 2020-2025”. The project
supports the 12 districts of; Arua, Maracha, Madi-Okollo, Terego, Koboko,
Yumbe, Moyo, Obongi, Adjumani, Pakwach, Nebbi and Zombo.


Job Summary:   The Regional Referral Data Officer will be responsible
for collection, validating, entry of data in the respective data bases and
maintain an updated secure filling records system for easy access and
generation of periodic reports.


Key Duties and

day to day clinic operations including generating lists of expected client
visits, missed visit reports, etc. in line with MoH data management guide lines

patients’ files and retrieve any information required by key stakeholders in
line with data management guidelines

monthly reports for all patient’s clinic attendances, unscheduled, scheduled,
new patients in line with MoH data management guide lines

and register newly referred/ linked patients make and update appointments in
line with clinic flow guidelines and in line with MoH data management guide

patients’ data from their files into the patients’ data base on a daily basis
in line with in line with MoH data management guide lines

clean and routinely validate (weekly, monthly, quarterly and annually)
data/information in health facility in line with MoH data management guide

necessary data tools to all health facility staff and provide technical support
in data documentation in line with MoH data management guide lines

and submit periodic reports to key stakeholders and give timely feedback to the
health facility staff in line with reporting guidelines

& maintain proper filing, storage and retrieval systems of patients’
medical records in line with MoH data management guide lines

disseminate the updated health facility ‘Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP)’ and
quality improvement indicators to track the performance in line with MoH guide


Qualifications, Skills and

applicant must hold a Degree in IT, IS, Statistics, Economics, QE or any data
management related field

At least
two years of experience in data management and analysis

computer skills and knowledge of Ms Access, Ms Excel, STATA, SPSS, EPiDATA.

knowledge of computer data input equipment and error resolution in data entry

with Uganda EMR is required

communication skills

Computer knowledge and skills

of Health Information Management System


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their CVs, including details of
email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials
and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated
email address. Email your application and CV to


Key Notes:

IDI is
an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any
other fees at any stage of the recruitment process.

candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a
period of at least one year will be given priority.

sure that your application letter, CV (Not more than 4pages) and certificates
are attached as one PDF document.

the Vacancy Code as the subject line of your email.

note that if you DO NOT indicate the vacancy code as instructed above, your
application will not be considered.

Any form
of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


The Senior Human Resource Manager

Infectious Diseases
Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main Campus College of
Health Sciences, Makerere University

P.O. Box 22418,
Kampala, Uganda


Deadline:  4th October 2020


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