Several Data Jobs – Health Information Assistants – International Rescue Committee


Job Title:    Health Information
Assistants (Several Data Jobs)

Organization: International
Rescue Committee

Duty Station:

Reports to: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer


About US:

The International
Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by
conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It
was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in
Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens
of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced.
Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to
rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from
violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging
education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping communities
promote peace and long-term development.


Job Summary:  Under the guidance and supervision of the
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, the Health Information Assistant will be
based in the field-Health Facility and shall be responsible for providing smooth
flow and access to information through records management for action and
decision making.


S/he will
record data, provide guidance on data recording, compilation, use, reporting
and management. S/he will produce and submit Periodic health activity reports.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Ensure availability and use of Standard/revised HMIS/HIS
data tools at all departments of the health facility.

Providing guidance on use of the HMIS/HIS data tools to
ensure completeness, consistency, and correctness in filling the registers.

Register all patients, classify/tally and summarize the
data according to the acceptable reporting formats.

Promptly provide data on notifiable/integrated disease
surveillance and response.

Prepare and timely submit daily, weekly and monthly data
from all facility departments for making reports.

Provide feedback to the facility staff on health service
provision for decision making.

Enter data into the electronic database.

Imparting knowledge and skills to staff by organizing CME
sessions, mentorships and review meetings on data management.

Participate in capacity building activities (Trainings,
Orientations, Mentorship, meetings etc).

Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the International Rescue Committee Health Information Assistant job must hold a Diploma or certificate in Medical records and Health
Management Information System from a recognized, licensed and accredited
institution with at least one year of progressive experience in health record
management –Essential.

Applied Knowledge in use of HMIS/HIS data tools.

One year of work experience in a busy health setting.

Good Computer skills including Ms Excel and Word

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to completely record, accurately compile and
Produce timely reports.

Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to work in hardship areas (previous experience in
a camp setting will be an added advantage).

Flexible and able to work with team in a dynamic and
diverse environment.

Language Skills: Good standard of spoken and written
English Language. Ability to speak any of the languages spoken in South Sudan
is an added advantage.


Please note: This position is open only to Ugandan nationals.


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link




The IRC and IRC
workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way –
Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and
Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and
enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child
Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and


Deadline: 23rd January 2021


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