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27 Jun 2022

Site Data Associate x3 at Jhpiego

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Job Description

Jhpiego is recruiting for Site Data Associate (3)                                                             

Lusaka and Kabwe 

Position Overview:

Under the supervisor of The Site Data Associate shall be responsible for day-to-day data capture, entry and retrieval of data. S/he shall perform the compilation, verification, data entry and report writing related to patient care and all other HIV/AIDS services at the DFZ health facility. He/she will perform all necessary functions and obligations as defined and delegated by the supervising officers.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Daily data collection, documentation and reporting of HIV case identification (HTS), treatment, care (viral load) and retention (events) services
  • Daily updating of registers for HIV/AIDS services (HTS, ART, PMTCT, VL, NACS, Pharm-Lab) for producing monthly reports.
  • Daily data entry duties using the Electronic Health Record System (SmartCare) for HIV-positive patients and general clinical care services
  • Daily maintenance of patient diaries in ART clinic including documentation of patients late for pharmacy pick-ups for follow up
  • Daily management of patient record filling system for easy file retrieval to differentiate care and identification relating to viral load services.
  • Daily updating of events affecting TX_New net in the electronic tracker.
  • Monthly compilation and submission of Summation Sheets and applicable HMIS reports.
  • Perform any other HIV-related data collection duties as assigned by health facility and/or Jhpiego supervisors.
  • Record all viral load requests requested by the facility in the VL Register and Smart Care.
  • Facilitate for the identification of clients due for VL as they come for pharmacy refills.
  • Ensure VL results are attached to client’s folders and entered into smart care at the hub facility
  • Conduct physical count of active clients on ART on a monthly basis
  • Participate in data verification exercises, checking the data records at other facilities.

Required Qualifications:

  • Holder of legitimate Full Grade 12 certificate or its equivalent
  • Knowledge of Smartcare HIV/AIDS information systems
  • Knowledge of Health Management Information System (HMIS)
  • Minimum 2 years working experience in the health sector
  • Diploma in statistics, computer science, monitoring and evaluation, project management or related field
  • Certificate or higher in a related field will be considered with a minimum of 5 years’ additional years of experience where there are no diploma holders in the applicable district
  • Computer literate: Proficiency in MS Access, Excel and Word Strong background in data analysis
  • Experience with daily reporting is an added advantage
  • Applied knowledge of Health Management Information System (HMIS)
  • Applied knowledge of HIV/AIDS information systems
  • Previous experience working as a data entry clerk is an added advantage but not a requirement
  • Knowledge of PEPFAR- M&E Reporting systems
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Method of Application

Please send your application letter and curriculum vitae only in a single document to the Human Resources Director: [email protected]

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Closing Date is Friday July 1, 2022


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