Rakai Health Sciences Program District Health Information Officer Jobs in Uganda

Rakai Health Sciences Program District Health Information Officer Jobs in Uganda

General Position Summary

  • The District Health Information Officer (DHIO) shall mentor district medical clerks in proper capture and management of HMIS data collected from health facilities and communities.

  • They will also provide support in entry, cleaning and analysis of data captured for project purposes.

    Jobs Responsibilities

  • 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.

    Knowledge and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Quantitative Economics, Statistics, Population Studies, Computer Science &Information Technology (IT) or another related field.

  • Possession of postgraduate qualification in M&E is an added advantage.

  • Knowledge of Information Systems (HMIS, DHIS, HIBRID& Open MRS); Mentoring skills; Team Leader;
    Understanding of Local Government Structures, Knowledge of PEPFAR MER Ver,2.3 indicators.

  • Minimum of 2 years professional M&E work experience in a busy health setting with a major role of preparing activity reports and accountabilities.

  • Demonstrable knowledge in: M&E, Data Management, Research& Quality Assurance.

  • Advanced computer skills in STATA, MS Excel and MS Access is an added advantage.

  • One must possess degree of integrity with reasonable work ethics.

  • Willingness to work in rural areas and execute work with minimal or no supervision and remain accountable.

  • Ability to ride a Motorcycle is a MUST.

    How to Apply:

  • For more information and job application details, see; Rakai Health Sciences Program District Health Information Officer Jobs in Uganda

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