Kenya: MAT Data Officer

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Organization: University of Maryland
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 13 Mar 2018

The University of Maryland Baltimore School of Medicine, through its operating arm Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) Kenya implements comprehensive HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment programs to facilitate the Ministry of Health in Kenya to control the spread of HIV and rapidly scale up HIV services, institute continuous quality improvement methods as well as the M & E infrastructure necessary to support these services.

MGIC Kenya is seeking suitably qualified persons able to fill the following position.

Position : MAT Data Officer

Location : Nairobi, Kenya

JOB SUMMARY

The primary function for this position is to manage health systems and records in the MAT clinic making sure all reports are accurate and timely.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Updating of data management tools including registers based at the MAT facility.

  2. Registration of the new MAT client and updating files.

  3. Opening files for the new MAT clients.

  4. Management of the filing system at the MAT facility i.e. filing and retrieval.

  5. Data reconstruction and computerization from source documents as required

  6. Data entry of routine data into the IQCare database

  7. Data quality checks against client data from medical records

  8. Flagging of files for CD4, counseling, eligibility and starting of ARVs

  9. Compilation of the national monthly facility reports and other required reports

  10. Performing other clerical duties as assigned.

  11. Run routine reports validate and provide line lists as requested by the MAT program or MAT facility staff.

  12. Participate in MAT data analysis and presentation for data demand and information use for CQI team meetings.

  13. Notify the MAT clinical team in case of omissions, errors or ambiguous entries in the forms for updating and corrections to enhance accurate documentation.

  14. Prepare MAT clinic monthly reports.

Academic Qualifications:

· College Diploma with a specialization in Health Records and Information, Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, Public Health Informatics, Statistics or Mathematics

Experience:

· 1 – 3 years’ experience

· Experience working in a MAT clinic is an added advantage

How to apply:

Interested candidates, who meet the above-mentioned qualifications, are requested to send their cover letter and resume to MGIC_Recruitment@mgic.umaryland.edu indicating the position being applied for on the subject line of the email by 13th March 2018. Applicants are advised to include the position title “ MAT Data Officer ” as the subject.

The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity employer.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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