Rukwa Region through PEPFAR funding is among the beneficiaries of Walter Reed HIV Project in
the Southern Highlands with centre for excellence stationed at Mbeya Region. As from the first contractual agreement in year 2004/2005, Walter Reed HIV & AIDS Project operated from Mbeya to cover three regions with high prevalence regions in Tanzania. Rukwa is one of them and has to ensure that project deliverables and other requirements are met within specified time, quality and quantitatively as measured on pre-set project targets of the project implementation period. The RMO Rukwa on the other hand, still requiring providing health care services in response to HIV&AIDS by seeking qualified candidates.
2. Job Title: Data Clerks (5 positions)
Reports to: District Medical Officer
As a data clerks you will update, maintain and retrieve information held on computer systems. Also you will transfer information that is on paper base to computer files system. She/he in this position must be able to work independently, be experienced in data record using databases CTC2 OB, and preferably be comfortable working in health facilities.
Duties and Responsibilities:
To ensure data entry (CTC2 DB), run NACP reports and cross-check with data sources to make sure that data are accurate
To ensure file system and arrangement on cabinet in order to simply availability of files
As required, visit other health facility to help data enter
To work with M&E or data-related duties as arise
To perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor to ensure achievement of project goals.
Argue to learn indicators and their updates as required.
To collaborate with CTC clinical staff and ensure the completeness of data collected and filled on the CTCs cards and registers.
To ensure each patient file contains the TB screening tool and that this if filled in by the clinician during each visit;
To run the CTC2 database built-in checks for data cleaning;
To check patient files on the completeness of the CTC2 card and TB screening form before the patient depart using WRP checklist;
To assure timely entry of patient files, within one day after reception of the file from the clinician.
Diploma/Certificate in Information Technology,
Data Management, Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Epidemiology/Statistics or a related field. The university degree or advanced diploma is added advantages,
At least 2+ years working with data record, data analysis and statistical packages such as SPSS, SAS, STATA, or Epi- info.
Ability with computer applications, such as MS Excel,
Word, PowerPoint and Access.
Advanced communication skills
Ability to work in a second mile (extra time) and RMO teams as well as independently.
Fluency in oral and written English and Kiswahili.
Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of staff and sub award recipients
Be cooperative, hardworking, flexible & accountable.
RMO Rukwa is seeking qualified candidate to fill the positions above. Cover letters and resumes should be sent to the Regional
Medical Officer P.O. Box 413, SUMBAWANGA ,
To be considered, applicants must put the TITLE OF THE JOB in the SUBJECT LINE. Deadline for submission of the application is December 7th 2015. Those who do not meet the minimum requirements as detailed should not submit applications
RMO Rukwa is an equal opportunity employer; women are highly encouraged to apply.