Data Associate

  • Full Time
  • Multiple Locaitons
  • Competitive package ZMW / Month
  • Applications have closed

Website cidrzinfo Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ)

Data Associate Ref No. DA/TB/31/10/22

Locations: Ndola, Kitwe, Chingola, Mufulira, Luanshya, Kabwe, Kapiri Mposhi, Mumbwa, Serenje, Mansa, Samfya, Mwense, Kawambwa, Lusaka, Chinsali, Mpika, Isoka, Nakonde, Kasama, Mbala, Mpulungu, Mungwi, Solwezi, Kalumbila, Mwinilunga, Kabompo

Reports to Data Coordinator. The incumbent collects and enters patient data into a reporting system.

Main duties

  • Enters all patient interaction data in an accurate and timely manner from all service points as guided by SOPs and associated relevant documentation
  • Ensures accurate and complete data is submitted on time
  • Responds to all routine and ad-hoc data queries and verifications promptly
  • Provides data and M&E support to health facility staff and CIDRZ in-house clinical staff
  • Provides weekly and monthly data collection reports, highlighting challenges and success
  • Adheres strictly to data confidentiality
  • With the help of the Data Coordinators, develop weekly and monthly data collection schedules
  • Assists clinical staff in ensuring all registers are available and up to date; participating in the compilation of HIA2 at the facility and ensuring there is consistent reporting across all facility reports
  • Initiates and actively participates in facility data review meetings, liaising with the District Data Coordinator, Facility Coordinator and the Facility In-Charge
  • Attends weekly all meetings as requested by facility or CIDRZ staff
  • Provides onsite support for all E-first activities, including training and mentorship all relevant facility staff
  • Provides reports as requested by Provincial and District Health Offices
  • Assists in the improvement of all data collection tools by providing feedback for improvements and new feature inclusions
  • Handles computer equipment responsibly, keeping inventory of all assigned equipment
  • Handles patient data with utmost confidentiality and follow the set data safety procedures as specified
  • Routinely backs up patient data as directed and submit copy on time e.g. SmartCare TDBs

Main duties

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Minimum Diploma in Computer Studies, M&E, Social Sciences or related fields
  • Experience in data quality management
  • Good understanding of SmartCare will be an added advantage
  • Good analytical skills

Please indicate district (s) of your preference in the application letter. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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