Several Entry Level Health Information Assistant Jobs – International Rescue Committee (IRC)  

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Organisation: International
Rescue Committee (IRC)
Reports to:  Monitoring
and Evaluation Officer
The International
Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by
conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It
was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in
Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens
of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced.
Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to
rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from
violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging
education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping
communities promote peace and long-term development.
Job Summary:   The Health Information Assistant Volunteer
will be based in the field-Health Facility and shall be responsible for
providing smooth flow and access to information through records management for
action and decision making.
S/he will record
data, provide guidance on data recording, compilation, use, reporting and
management. S/he will produce and submit Periodic health activity reports.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       Ensure the use of standard MoH/Donor data
tools and reporting Forms
·       Facilitate smooth flow and access to
information through records management for action and decision making.
·       Guidance on data recording, use, reporting
and management.
·       Periodic reports submitted.
·       Ensure availability and use of
Standard/revised HIMS/HIS data tools at all departments of the health facility.
·       Providing guidance on use of the HIMS/HIS
data tools to ensure completeness, consistency, and correctness in filling the
registers.
·       Register all patients, classify/tally and
summarize the data according to the acceptable reporting formats.
·       Promptly provide data on
notifiable/integrated disease surveillance and response.
·       Prepare and timely submit daily, weekly and
monthly data from all facility departments for making reports.
·       Provide feedback to the facility staff on health
service provision for decision making.
·       Enter data into the electronic database.
·       Imparting knowledge and skills to staff by
organizing CME sessions, mentor- ships and review meetings on data management.
·       Participate in capacity building activities
(Training, Orientations, Mentorship, meetings etc).
·       Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and
Ethics.
·       Perform any other duties as assigned by the
supervisor.
·       Key Working Relationships:
·       Position Reports to:  Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
·       Position directly supervises: None
·       Internal contacts: Health Facility in-charge,
Heads of Facility departments and staff.
·       External contacts: Works with the Health
Sub-district facility in-charges and other IPs.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The applicant for the International Rescue
Committee (IRC) Health Information Assistant job must hold a Diploma or
certificate in Medical records and Health Management Information System from a
recognized, licensed and accredited institution with at least one year of
progressive experience in health record management –Essential.
·       Applied Knowledge in use of HIMS/HIS data
tools.
·       Good Computer skills including Ms Excel and
Word
·       Excellent communication and interpersonal
skills.
·       Minimum 1 year work experience in a busy
health setting.
·       Ability to completely record, accurately
compile and Produce timely reports.
·       Good communication and interpersonal skills.
·       Ability to work in hardship areas (previous
experience in a camp setting will be an added advantage).
·       Flexible and able to work with team in a
dynamic and diverse environment.
·       Language Skills: Good standard of spoken and written English
Language. Ability to speak any of the languages spoken in South Sudan is an
added advantage.
All candidates
should apply online at the link below.

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