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Health Information Assistants

International Rescue Committee
Bidibidi - Yumbe District, Uganda

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Fixed term

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Job Summary

Under the guidance and supervision of the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, the Health Information Assistant 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.

Responsibilities

• Ensure availability and use of Standard/revised HMIS/HIS data tools at all departments of the health facility.
• Providing guidance on use of the HMIS/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, mentorships and review meetings on data management.
• Participate in capacity building activities (Trainings, Orientations, Mentorship, meetings etc).
• Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.
• Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 12 months
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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