2 Fresh Graduate Health Informatics/Data Intern Job Opportunities – John Snow, Inc. (JSI)

 

Job Title:    Health Informatics/Data
Intern (2 No Experience Fresh Graduate Job Opportunities)

Organisation: John
Snow, Inc. (JSI)

Duty Station:  Uganda

 

About US:

John Snow, Inc.
(JSI) is a leader in the field of international public health, is currently
recruiting for Data Clerks for the Regional Health Integration to Enhance
Services-North, Lango (RHITES-N, Lango) Project, funded by the 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. 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 VMMG, 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. RHITES-N, Lango is a five-year contract which
Started in February 2018 and will end February 2023. The JSI team includes
Amref Health Africa, Africa CUAMM, Another Option, and Medical Concierge Group.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Understanding
the standard operating procedures (SOPs) provided by the MOH for all data
management processes.

·       
Understanding
and managing the processes for timely and complete documentation at the
facility including in the HMIS including register updates with no duplicates.

·       
How to
manage the timely data entry of patient data into the Uganda EMR and the
performance of regular database backup.

·       
Organization
and tracking of patients’ files and registers that are used for data record and
entry

·       
Understanding
policies for data management, especially the confidentiality of data that is
collected and stored.

·       
How to
manage the timely submission of facility reports?

·       
Analyzing
and utilizing of data to improve patient management and service delivery.

·       
Other
areas of development as may be prescribed from time to time.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Statistics, Quantitative
Economics, Medical records or related field.

·       
Must
have graduated within the previous 24 months. No candidates over 24 months’
post-graduation are eligible for the internship program.

·       
Exhibit
strong verbal and written communication skills.

·       
MUST be
a resident from any districts in Lango sub region.

·       
Ability
to work independently and display initiative is desired

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their application letters and updated CV to the Internship
Coordinator USAID RHITES-N Lango, with the subject – “Applications
USAID-RHITES-N L Internship Position batch 4 round 2 February 2021”.
Application should be submitted in hard copy and must contain only 2 documents
within 1 envelope (Application letter and your CV) and hand delivered to the
USAID RHITES-N Lango Offices directly in Citadel Towers, 2nd floor of the
building with security officer at office entrance. Mark on the envelop the
Internship position applied for with either Internship-Clinical Officer February
2021 or Internship- Laboratory Assistant Etc.

 

NB: Those who have
already benefitted from the RHITES NORTH LANGO internship program should not
apply

 

Deadline: 22nd February 2021

 

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