CHAK Data Officers (Non-Communicable Diseases Program) NGO Career Vacancy in Kenya
CHAK Data Officers (Non-Communicable Diseases Program) NGO Job Opportunity in Kenya
CHAK Data Officers (Non-Communicable Diseases Program) NGO Job Opening in Kenya
NCD Data Officer
Christian Health Association of Kenya (CHAK) is a national faith based organization dedicated to promoting access to quality health care through health service delivery, health systems strengthening, community systems support and partnerships.
We are seeking 2 qualified and highly motivated individuals to join CHAK as Data Officers for the NCD Projects, based in Western/Nyanza region and Nairobi/Central region.
Key duties and responsibilities:
The main objectives of the Data Officer is to ensure that NCD data is collected, cleaned and reported accurately and on time to support the NCD Programs.
The data officer will be required to regularly assess and provide feedback on the HMIS and recommend areas of improvement for optimal NCD patient care.
- NCD data entry into the central HMIS, oversee NCD data entry from NCD clinics and ensure that all data is captured in registers, all clinical forms are completed and are entered into the HMIS or registers.
- Undertake scheduled site visits to health facilities to ensure that data is entered appropriately in the registers and HMIS and cover any backlog.
- Provide feedback to the clinical teams regarding data capture, completeness, observed data gaps and provide solutions therein.
- Generate reports as requested by M&E officer or clinical management.
- Send weekly status updates to the NCD M&E Officer.
- Work closely with the NCD Program Officer on ensuring data quality, reporting, and efficient use of HMIS for NCD programs.
- Report data entry and HMIS challenges, identify data-related areas of improvement for the NCD programs and work with the NCD Team in finding solutions.
- Function as the first-line technical support and contact for NCD system software trouble-shooting.
- Perform any other relevant duties assigned by the M&E officer or Program Manager.
- Diploma in Information Technology (IT) and at least 2 years’ of experience working with EMR or HMIS software.
- Exposure to working with county and sub county HMTs is an added advantage.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft office tools especially MS Excel, MS Word and MS Power Point;
- Experience with data analysis, report writing and report presentation;
- Strong attention to detail.
- Excellent written, verbal, and organizational skills.
- Ability to work in a team as well as working individually with minimal direction.
The General Secretary,
(Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted)