Infectious Diseases Institute District Data Officer Jobs in Uganda

Infectious Diseases Institute District Data Officer Jobs in Uganda

Job Title : District Data Officer

Vacancy Code : LDTOX01

Classification : Locum

Duration : 3 Months

Reporting : Field Office M&E Officer /Field Office Coordinator

Duty Station : Hoima

General Summary:

The data officer shall mentor district medical clerks in proper capture and management of
HMIS data collected from health facilities and communities. They will also provide support
to the field office Data Manager in entry, cleaning and analysis of data captured by the
Project MIS.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support and mentor the health facility medical records clerks in the following:
  • Registration of all patients
  • Recording patient visits and other registration data in appropriate HMIS tools
  • Preparing patient files for the clinic day
  • Filing all patient files at the end of the clinic
  • Filing all laboratory test results and other records in their appropriate files
  • Ensuring that the medical records room is orderly and all files 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
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Provide assistance to the Data Manager in the following tasks:
  • Perform data abstraction from the HMIS, HIBRID and other sources for project
  • Perform routine data entry into the project electronic management information
  • Ensure completeness, consistency and accuracy of data captured in the project
    MIS and PEPFAR Data
  • Participate in analysis and interpretation of data at field office level

    Education Requirements:

  • Degree in any data management related field, Statistics, Arts in Economics,
    Population Studies

    Required experience and skills

  • At least two years’ experience in data management and analysis
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer knowledge and skills
  • Knowledge of Health Information Management System
  • Accuracy skills
  • Ability for team work

    How to apply;

    Candidates that meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above
    position, please send your CVs, which should include details of email address (if any),
    present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three
    (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address not later than 22nd
    November 2019. (Email your application and CV to and let’s save the

    Key Notes:

    1. IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any
    other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
    2. Internal candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for
    a period of at least one year will be given priority.
    3. Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one
    4. Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
    5. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
    6. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

    The Senior Human Resource Manager
    Infectious Diseases Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main

    College of Health Sciences, Makerere University
    P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda

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