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University Research Co Jobs 2022 – 48 Fresher Data Clerks

Job Title: 48 Data Clerks – University Research Co Jobs 2022

Organisation: University Research Co. (URC)

Duty Station:  Jinja, Uganda

Reports to: Data Officer, Operationally to District HMIS Focal Person



University Research Co., LLC (URC) Profile:

University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States. Established in 1965, URC offers a range of technical assistance to strengthen health and social systems and service quality by empowering communities and health workers to identify and scale up locally appropriate solutions to critical problems. Internationally, we expand access to and improve the quality of services addressing maternal, newborn, and child health; infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria; reproductive health and family planning; food and nutrition; and vulnerable children and families. In the US, we focus on improving communication related to issues like substance abuse, with a particular focus on reaching underserved populations.

About USAID RHITES EC Project:

University Research Co., LLC (URC) is implementing the USAID’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in East Central Uganda Activity (USAID’s RHITES EC). The purpose of this project is to support the implementation of a comprehensive, integrated investment in regional health, HIV/AIDS and nutrition assistance. This five-year activity targets 12 districts in East-Central Uganda with an estimated total population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of quality health, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, and child development services.



Job Summary:

The overall objective of the data clerk is to improve data management systems at facility/district level of COVID-19 Vaccination records. This will include data entry, filing, documentation, periodic reporting, provide data capture tools stock status, and data/performance reviews at the health facility/district. S/he will work closely with the Biostatisticians/HMIS Focal Persons/Facility Medical Records Officers/Data Clerks to ensure that all COVID-19 Vaccination records are captured accurately (in the forms/registers), and the COVID- 19 EpiVac database, and periodic reports are submitted in time.



Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support the Facility Records Officers and Vaccination team to ensure that COVID-19 Vaccination data is completely and accurately captured on the respective forms and registers.
  • Work with the Facility Records Officers/HMIS Focal Persons/Biostatisticians to ensure the COVID-19 vaccination data is completely & accurately updated into the EpiVac database timely.
  • Work closely with the Facility Records Officers/HMIS Focal Persons/Biostatisticians and where necessary Health sub-district Records Officers to quantify the COVID-19 Data Capture tools needed to ensure sustained services documentation at the health facility.
  • Engage with the Facility Records Officers to ensure that best practices of Medical Records Storage and Management are implemented.
  • Work closely with the District Surveillance Focal Persons, Facility Records Officers/Biostatisticians to mentor and coach other health workers on appropriate use of the COVID-19 Vaccination data documentation tools.
  • Prepare data displays of facility COVID-19 Vaccination data and ensure they are displayed at health facilities routinely.
  • Work with the Facility Records Officers & Vaccination Focal Persons to prepare daily reports and submit them, to facilitate Daily Aggregate Reporting.
  • Ensure that confidentiality of data captured and stored is always maintained in proper filling and archiving systems.
  • Ensure that the entered data are backed up regularly and the data are well protected. c98KLXF rtcHs
  • Ensure safety of all Project/Facility IT equipment used in the work processes.
  • Perform basic data analysis on data from the COVID-19 vaccination data to inform District/Facility/RHITES- EC Project teams on the progress of interventions at the supported facility.
  • Perform any other related duties assigned by the supervisors.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Diploma in Records and Archives Management, Medical Records, Information Technology, Computer Science, Statistics or any other related field from a reputable institute.
  • One year of prior related experience.
  • Familiarity with use of DHIS2-based systems (preferably COVID-19 EpiVac Database) is a plus.
  • Experience in data entry on other platforms with excellent keyboarding skills will be an added advantage.
  • Working knowledge of Health Management Information System (HMIS) and Microsoft Excel pivot tables.
  • Previous experience with PEPFAR funded programs, in the RHITES-EC region.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • High level of flexibility.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work under minimal supervision.



How To Apply for University Research Co Jobs 2022

All qualified applicants should send via E-mail: [email protected] their complete applications with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials as one document addressed to:

Senior Human Resource Officer,

University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services,

Plot 1 Bridge Lane, Mpumudde Division

P.O. Box 5053, Jinja, Uganda

Tel: +256 (0) 393 217 617, +256 200 300 900

NB: While we thank all applicants for showing interest. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Deadline: 18th March 2022 by 2: 00p.m



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