Data Clerk – TASO Uganda

August 21, 2023

Job Title: Data Clerk 

Organization: TASO Uganda

Location:  Ntungamo District (Rubaare HCIV, Rwashamiire HC IV)


Job responsibilities:

  • Ensure availability of HMIS tools at the facility through timely projection of required tools.
  • Strengthen use and adherence to standard operating procedures (SOPs) provided by MOH in all data management processes.
  • Manage all aspects of documentation at the facility particularly complete and timely documentation in the HMIS tools including register updates with no duplicates.
  • Keep track of received patients’ files and registers that are used for data record and entry.
  • Ensure timely data entry of patient data into the patient level databases including Uganda EMR, HTS, TB databases and perform regular database backup at the health facility.
  • Ensure safety of data management equipment e.g. computers for EMR.
  • Ensure confidentiality of data collected and stored is maintained at all times.
  • Manage the timely submission of facility reports including weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports.
  • Support records persons, facility in-charge and other clinical staff to analyze and utilize their data to improve patient management and service delivery.
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports as may be needed from time to time.
  • Update regularly and support the facility team to utilize audit tools.
  • Manage weekly, monthly & quarterly facility reporting.
  • Identify and document any safeguarding concerns during activity implementation, data collection and reporting.
  • Share timely reports on any identified safeguarding concerns with the Immediate Supervisor.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Diploma in Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Computer Science, Information Management, Medical Records and Health Informatics, Data Management, Population Studies, Arts in Economics, Information Technology or a related field.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in any of the above fields will be an added advantage. Minimum Experience and Exposure
  • 1 year’s previous experience in data management in PEPFAR-supported programs is a MUST.
  • Uganda EMR experience is required.
  • Familiar with public health facilities and willing to serve in such settings.
  • Knowledge of statistical applications will be an added advantage
  • Ethical issues in data management
  • Rights of people living with HIV/AIDS
  • OVC Management
  • Computer knowledge in database management, spreadsheet, email etc.

How To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit the applications online via the link below:

Apply here

Deadline: 21st August 2023.

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