6 Dec 2023

Data Officer x23 at Management and Development for Health (MDH)

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Job Description


Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose primary aim is to contribute to address public health priorities of the people of Tanzania and the world at large. These priorities include: communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; Reproductive, Maternal, New-born and Child health (RMNCH); Nutrition; Non-Communicable Diseases of public health significance; as well as Health System Strengthening. MDH strongly believes in and works in partnership with various local and global institutions, Ministry of Health (MoH); President’s Office Regional Authorities and Local Government (PORALG); donor agencies; academic and non-academic institutions; implementing partners; civil society, community-based and faith-based organizations and others.

Job Title: Data Officer (23 Posts)

Location: Uyui DC, Urambo DC, Kaliua DC, Nzega DC, Tabora MC,Igunga DC and Sikonge DC

Reports to: Facility in-charge

Position Summary:
Job Summary: The Data Officer works with and supports the facility PITC focal person to enter forms with a speed and accuracy that meets or exceeds the minimum standards set weekly by the group leader or data district coordinator of the unit.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Entering quickly and accurately clinical visits, laboratory, tracking or other Care and treatments data into CTC2 database, under the monitoring of District Data Coordinator and reporting to the CTC in charge.
Producing, reviewing and sharing as per agreed schedule weekly, monthly and quarterly reports for various program areas such as HTS, index testing, enhanced PITC, PMTCT, Viral load and TB/HIV.
Routinely analyzing and producing lists of patients for follow up such as missing appointment, LTFU, Viral Load, etc.
Facilitating simple data analysis and interpretation at the facility level to encourage data use for planning and decision making at the facility level.
Communicating both verbally and in writing with supervisors regarding forms with problems.
Monitoring various databases at the facility and communicate both verbally and in writing with supervisors regarding database challenges.
Reconciling differences between different databases by running queries, reviewing appropriate form and correcting all differences.
Locating and review archived or filed forms if necessary.
Attending data staff meetings at the specified times.
Communicating both verbally and in writing suggestions for improvements to data entry or data flow to supervisors.

Performing other data tasks as assigned.
Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:
Diploma in Computer Science, Health Informatics, Statistics or Information and Communication Technology (ICT) or related field.
2. A minimum of Six (6) Months and above working experience in HIV program, preferably in a similar position will be highly considered.

Analytical and problem-solving skills, multi-tasking and organizational skills.
Ability to communicate fluently in both English and Swahili.
Ability to work both individually and as part of a team with minimal supervision.
Ability to maintains confidentiality in all aspects.

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Closing Date : 15th December, 2023.







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