Health Information Assistants Jobs in Uganda

Health Information Assistants Jobs in Uganda

Job Overview/Summary

  • Under the guidance and supervision of the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, the Health Information Assistant Volunteer 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.

    Major Responsibilities

  • Ensure the use of standard MoH/Donor data tools and reporting Forms

  • Facilitate smooth flow and access to information through records management for action and decision making.

  • Guidance on data recording, use, reporting and management.

  • Periodic reports submitted.

    Key Activities and Outputs

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

  • Providing guidance on use of the HIMS/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, mentor- ships and review meetings on data management.

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

  • Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

    Key Working Relationships

    Internal contacts

  • Health Facility in-charge, Heads of Facility departments and staff.

    External contacts

  • Works with the Health Sub-district facility in-charges and other IPs.

    Proffesional Standards

  • The IRC and
    IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the 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 Anti-Retaliation.

  • Deadline for receiving applications is Friday April 3rd, 2020


  • 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 HIMS/HIS data tools.

  • Good Computer skills including Ms Excel and Word

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Minimum 1 year work experience in a busy health setting.

  • 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.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Health Information Assistants Jobs in Uganda

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