Infectious Disease Institute District Data Officers Jobs in Uganda

Infectious Disease Institute District Data Officers Jobs in Uganda

General Summary:

  • The District Data Officer shall mentor HF Medical Records Officers/Medical Records Assistants in proper capture, management and reporting of HMIS data collected from health facilities and communities.

  • They will also provide support to the field
    office M&E Officer in entry, cleaning and analysis of data captured in DATIM.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Support and mentor health facility Medical Records staffs in the following areas:

  • Recording patient visits and other registration data in appropriate HMIS tools

  • Filing all laboratory test results and other records in their appropriate files

  • Ensuring that the medical records room is orderly and all records accounted for

  • Ensuring completeness, consistency and accuracy of data captured in the HMIS

  • Electronic capture of patient care records

  • Timely compilation of the routine HMIS reports

  • Ensuring availability of required HMIS tools i.e. registers, forms, guidelines etc.

  • Data use at facility and district level

    Provide assistance to the field M&E Officer in the following tasks:

  • Perform data abstraction from the HMIS and other sources for project reporting

  • Perform routine data entry into the project electronic management information

  • Ensure completeness, consistency and accuracy of data captured in DATIM

  • Participate in analysis and interpretation of data

  • Perform routine backups and ensure security of data captured into the project HMIS

  • Respond to any required data calls.

    Education Requirements:

  • Degree in a relevant Data Management field

  • Additional training in data management including M&E will be an added advantage.

    Required Experience and Skills

  • At least two years’ experience in data management and analysis in a busy HIV/AIDS setting or health related field

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Computer knowledge and skills

  • Knowledge of Health Information Management System

  • Accuracy skills and ability to work as a team member

  • Good understanding of CDC/PEPFAR/MOH reporting requirements and expectations

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Infectious Disease Institute District Data Officers Jobs in Uganda

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