Jobs for Data Entrants at Kabale Regional Referral

Jobs for Data Entrants at Kabale Regional Referral

Job Title:      Data Entrant (2 Fresher Jobs)  

Organisation: Kabale Regional Referral

Project Name: USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in the South West Uganda Project (RHITES)

Duty Station: Kabale, Uganda

About USAID RHITES Project:

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) implements the USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in the South West Uganda Project (RHITES) whose aim is to increase the availability, accessibility and quality of integrated health services including HIV and TB prevention, care and treatment; maternal, neonatal and child health services; family planning; nutrition assessment, counseling support; malaria prevention and treatment and other primary care services. The project is implemented in 15 districts in the South-West Uganda.

About USAID Project:

Kabale Regional Referral hospital has received grant from EGPAF under the USAID RHITES-SW project to support implementation of integrated health services, including quality maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, malaria and child development services at the hospital. It is for this reason that Kabale Referral Hospital seeks to recruit qualified candidates for the following positions located at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital to help achieve the mandate of the grant. Successful candidates will be based at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital in South Western Uganda.

Job Summary: The Data Entrant will support the Data Officer in preparing and sorting patients file and registers and in identifying data to be entered in electronic medical records system (UGEMR). He/She will support transcribing of patients data from the patients file to MOH Care and Treatment registers. The incumbent will confirm accuracy of data such as numbers, days, and dates time, location on both source documents and in the electronic database. He/ She will ensure that confidentiality of data collected and stored are maintained. The Data Entrant will ensure the HMIS reports are compiled and entered in the DHIS2 on time and that entered data are backed up regularly and well protected. He/She will ensure safety of all equipment in the data room. The incumbent will assist the Data Officer to compile and submit project reports to partners and in DHIS2. He/She will provide technical support to all hospital units to ensure quality HMIS data is collected. He/She will respond to all other adhoc data requests from implementing partners and hospital management as and when necessary and will perform any other related duties assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in I.T, computer science and statistics
  • Previous experience in performing compilation and entry of health related data into OpenMRS and DHIS2 databases.
  • Data analysis skills

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates should send their applications to The Hospital Director, Kabale regional Referral hospital, P. O. Box 07, Kabale. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, photocopies of certificates and testimonials of the academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references. Applicants must state clearly on the application letter which position they have applied for their contact addresses and telephone numbers. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 20th December 2017 by 5:00pm

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