John Snow, Inc. Health Informatics/Data Intern Jobs in Uganda

John Snow, Inc. Health Informatics/Data Intern Jobs in Uganda

Summary of Internship Scope of Work:

• Data Entry including mentoring and coaching health facility staff to enter data

• Data verification

• HMIS register update at health facility sites

• Mentorship of health facility staff to analyze and use data

• Assist RNL M&E to organize and summarize data for analysis Internship Learning Objectives,

Roles and Responsibilities

During the course of the placement, the intern will work with their mentors/supervisors and other members of the organization to gain experience and knowledge in the following professional roles 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.

Required Experience & Qualifications

• 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. Desired Experience & Qualifications

  • Ability to work independently and display initiative.

    How to Apply

  • Address Application Letter and CV to the Internship Coordinator USAID RHITES-N Lango, with the subject – “Applications USAID-RHITES-N L Internship Position Round 4 September 2020”.

  • 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 September 2020 or Internship- Laboratory Assistant Etc.

  • Deadline for receiving application is October 16Th 2020

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

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