Posted on :
9 Jul, 2010
9 Jul, 2010
JOB TITLE: REGIONAL PROGRAM ASSISTANT/DATA QUALITY SPECIALIST
CLOSING DATE: JULY 16 2010
The Regional Program Assistant/Data Quality Specialist, with technical oversight from the Regional Strategic Information Program Officer, is responsible for
ensuring that standards for data quality are maintained across all program sites where patient-level data entry is going on. The Program Assistant will have
immediate oversight over all data entry clerks working within the region of this institution’s operations.
Under the supervision of the Director Strategic Information, this position will be responsible for the following;
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Ensuring that data checks and editing are carried out
Identifying and investigating deviations from data quality standards
Proffering solutions to maintain data quality
Supervision of facility-based documentation, and data entry clerks
Working with the Health Management Information Systems unit to maintain patient-level information systems
Conducting routine monitoring visits, supportive supervision and periodic Data Quality Assessments(DQA) at project sites
Supporting the quality control systems and mechanisms needed to guarantee proper management of information and data.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or Higher National Diploma in a relevant field of study
Experience in a similar position will be a plus
Thorough understanding of data management and quality principles Proficiency in MS Office applications especially MS Excel and MS Access. Candidates without appreciable proficiency in this regard need not apply. Good organizational, computer and interpersonal skills.
This position requires an individual who is detailed-oriented, innovative, able to work in a fast-paced environment, multitask, and execute assignments with minimal supervision; a positive attitude and desirability to work in a team.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Application letter and detailed curriculum vitae in Microsoft word format should be forwarded to the Senior Human Resources Officer, within two weeks of this
publication, through this email address: [email protected]
Candidates should indicate appropriate positions and preferred locations in their application letter. IHVN is an equal opportunity employer.