Data Officer Job in Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Data Officer Job in Kenya 2021
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Data Officer

Key Function:

Facility Data Officer
will be fully responsible for patient health records and patient information
management in the health facility.

Roles and
Responsibilities:

  • Management of patient filing system at the
    facility, this will include day to day retrieval of patient charts,
    archival and safe storage of files and registers in all service delivery
    points.
  • Monitoring to ensure complete documentation of
    patient files and registers including filling of page summaries in all
    facility registers.
  • Periodic data reconstruction and computerization
    of patient information from files, registers and other reporting tools to
    EMR.
  • Data entry and updating of patient information
    from data capture and recoding tools to EMR.
  • Conduction routine data quality audit of facility
    records, all patient beneficiary records and registers.
  • Compile and ensure timely submission of facility
    monthly MOH reports as well as Program reports.
  • Timely and correctly upload all appropriate
    facility data into DHIS, DRAWS, 3PM, National Data Ware House and other
    databases as may be required by the program and MoH.
  • Conduct timely facility level data analysis and
    implement DDIU strategies for purpose of facility data use.
  • Disseminate reports on a monthly, quarterly and on
    need basis to the facility multi-disciplinary team.
  • Monthly update of ALL facility talking walls for
    facility progress review.

Reporting:

Compile monthly MoH and
PEPFAR/DATIM HIV-related reports

Qualifications and
Desired Skills:

  • College Diploma with a specialization in Health
    Records and Information, Information Technology, Computer Science,
    Information Systems, Public Health Informatics, Statistics, or Mathematics
  • Computer proficiency particularly with the
    MS-Office suite
  • Must have enrolled in a Health Information and
    Records course at Diploma level
  • A good understanding of health data management
  • 1 – 3 years’ experience in a health facility

How
To Apply

Kindly send your
application that includes a cover letter and an updated CV including names of
three professional referees to 
CIHEBKENYA_Recruitment@cihebkenya.org on or before 3rd
December 2021. Applicants are advised to include the title “DATA OFFICER” on the
subject line.

The Centre for
International Health, Education and Biosecurity (Ciheb) — Kenya is an equal
opportunity employer.

Only short-listed
candidates will be contacted.