ICAP Data Quality Improvement and Data Use Mentors Jobs in Ethiopia

ICAP Data Quality Improvement and Data Use Mentors Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Id: 204894

Category: Health Care
Location: Addis Ababa
Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: Negotiable

Job Description

Job Title: Data Quality Improvement and use Mentor

Required Number: 5

Duty Station: Addis Ababa with possibility of frequent travel

Reports to: Central coordinator

Duration: 6 month, with possibility of extension

Summary of Responsibilities

  • The mentor will be responsible for assisting the Health facilities in strengthening the ecosystem of data quality improvement and information use for monitoring and evaluation, learning, and informed programmatic decision-making.
  • He/ She will be responsible for maintaining regular mentorship to health facilities and assist the day-to-day technical data quality improvement, use and related activities.
  • He/ she will mentor, coach for building the capacity of data clerks, program and M&E staffs on both papers based and enhanced SmartCare-ART system management, data quality assurance, data analysis, and information use.
  • He/ she is expected to have a hands-on experience in health information management system implementation and strong analytical, supervisory and mentorship skills.

    Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with data clerks and other team members to perform baseline and post campaign data quality checks using both papers based and electronic data sources to ensure accuracy, validity and completeness of all HIV services related records at the facility.

  • Liaise with the regional DQI and Data Use coordinator to ensure regional implementation of appropriate strategies and tools developed at the central level for strengthening the use of health data, identify data quality challenges at different levels, and build capacity to implement different DQI mechanisms through mentorship.

  • Mentor data clerks and M&E staffs at the facility in HIV data quality assurance, data analysis and interpretation and use of data for performance review and continuous quality improvement.

  • Build capacity and ability to generate report, data quality assurance, tracking, dissemination, analysis and use routine health data for evidence-based decision making at regional and lower levels through organizing mentorship
    and coaching.

  • Work with Regional team to identify and mentor champions of data quality and information use and further develop their capacity as leaders for improving data-informed decision-making.

  • Facilitate the use of enhanced SmartCare-ART and other information systems for data analysis, visualization, and decision-making.

  • Provide technical support for HFs to identify, manage, package and disseminate key health information to facilitate evidence-based decision making at the point of data collection.

  • Support the regular updating of registers, patient charts and electronic databases at facilities supported by the regional office.

  • Actively participate in documentation of experiences, lessons learned, case studies and other technical documents.

  • Participate in regular progress update meetings with data quality improvement team, which include providers, Data clerks, unit heads and MRU personnel.

  • Participate on regular progress update meeting at central Level

  • Review and submit consistent and reliable data/reports for higher levels on weekly basis.

  • Perform post campaign Data Quality Audits

  • Submit a weekly and monthly report on technical assistance activities, as well as findings and recommendations for strengthening data quality assurance and use practices and compliance with the national guidelines.

    Job Requirements

  • BSc/MSc Degree in Health informatics, M&E or Public Health from a reputable College/ University required.

  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in Health information system.

  • Experience with HIV/AIDS related information system

  • Expertise in using SmartCare and other health information system is a plus

  • Expertise in statistical software and computer use proficiency required.

  • Excellent analytical, oral and report- writing skills

  • Strong organizing, planning, and prioritizing skills.

  • Capacity to operate both as a team as well as individually.

  • Demonstrated exceptional coaching and mentoring ability.

  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates with the required qualification and experience are invited to submit application letters along with non-returnable CV online at (www.ethiojobs.net)

    -Only online applications are received

    NB – Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

    Closing date for receiving applications is- April 19, 2019

    ICAP Data Quality Improvement and Data Use Mentors Jobs in Ethiopia

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