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Data Officer

The Aids Support Organisation (TASO Uganda)

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted January 8, 2022.

Data Officer Jobs in The Aids Support Organisation (TASO Uganda) Uganda vacancies in Uganda at The Aids Support Organisation (TASO Uganda)

# Job Description

Main Purpose of the Job: The overall objective of the Data Officer is to
ensure an effective data management system in the ART clinic and all
departments/service areas supported by the Project including but not limited
to design/provision of data collection tools, validation of collected data,
entry of data in the respective data bases and maintain an updated secure
filling records system for easy access, generation of periodic reports and
ensure data utilization.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Ensure availability of HMIS tools such as registers, forms, reporting
templates, documentation and reporting SOPs at all departments and service
• Ensuring completeness, consistency and accuracy of data captured in the HMIS
3. Preparing and sorting patients files and registers
• Identify and timely enter data in the electronic medical records systems
including UgandaEMR, TB electronic case-based surveillance system, Prevention
tracker and UDOTs.
• Keeping track of received patients’ files and registers that are used for
data record and entry.
• Creating data cleaning queries to validate and free data from any anomalies
according to data analysis procedures
• Maintaining confidentiality of data entered.
• Timely compilation of the routine HMIS reports.
• Compiling and submission of project reports into the PEPFAR In-country
Reporting system, HIBRID, DHIS2 among others.
• Ensure safe custody of IT equipment used for data management & communication
including Computers, Modems/Mifis, backup devices.
• Providing technical support to all hospital units to ensure quality in HMIS
data collected 12. Responding to all other HMIS data requests from partners
and hospital management as and when necessary.
• Ensure regular performance review meetings are conducted and hospital data
visualization tools such as dashboards, charts, tables & graphs are up to
• Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Person Specifications:
• Minimum Academic Qualification: Degree in either computer science, IT,
Statistics and Records Management is required Extensive experience performing
compilation and entry of health-related data into Open MRS and DHIS2
databases. Good knowledge of relevant HMIS, indicators and reporting systems
especially for HIV & TB service delivery.
• Additional Training Degree in IT, IS, Statistics, Economics, QE or any data
management related field
• Good computer skills and knowledge of Ms Access, Ms Excel, STATA, SPSS,
• Comprehensive knowledge of computer data input equipment and error
resolution in data entry.
• HMIS & PEPFAR MER guidelines.
• Experience with Uganda EMR is required.
• Experience in HIV Prevention tracker.
• Required Experience:
• At least two years’ experience in data management and analysis
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent Computer knowledge and skills
• Knowledge of Health Information Management System
• Key Skills
• Computer knowledge in database management, spreadsheet, email, etc.
• Data Analysis & presentation skills.
• Skills in report writing
• Familiar with public health facilities and willing in serve in such
• Ability to maintain confidentiality
• Good communication skills
• Good records management skills

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**Closing Date** : 20th Jan. 2022

Data Officer Jobs in The Aids Support Organisation (TASO Uganda) Uganda vacancies in Uganda at The Aids Support Organisation (TASO Uganda)

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