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18th August, 2021

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The Academic Model Providing Access To Health Care (AMPATH) is a project under the auspices of Moi University School of Medicine, Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) and Consortium of North American Universities whose aim is to provide sustainable efforts in access to Healthcare, Reseach and Training. AMPATH also supports the Ministry of Health in ten (10) counties of North Rift, Western and Nyanza regions of Kenya.

 Applications are invited from suitable candidates for the following vacant position under  MUCRC-SANOFI  Study to be based at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) AMPATH

POSITION:    DATA OFFICER I     ( 1 POSITION)

SITE:          AMPATH, MTRH

RS:              10

Reporting to the data manager, duties and responsibilities of the data assistant include:

  • Entry of patient information into patient database
  • Develop data collection tools and program on databases like REDCAP,ODK,MS Access
  • Oversee data entry
  • Ensure functioning hardware and software for data assistants in the field and at the office
  • Upload data from data collection devices to the servers
  • Establish processes for verifying and maximizing data quality
  • Compile and clean up the data/datasets for analysis
  • Provide periodic progress report on status of data collection and problems encountered
  • Performing standard data processing tasks including data input, data cleaning and production of reports.
  • Development and maintenance of data handling SOPs in consultation with data manager
  • Deal with routine problems arising during the data handling
  • Provide feedback to the data manager regarding quality assurance of the data, detected deficiencies and corrective action to be taken
  • Report faults on data processing equipment to the data manager
  • Provide linkage between the relevant clinics, departments and the data office
  • Assist in routine maintenance of proper data storage to ease retrieval of data
  • Assist in the design and implementation of encounter forms and databases
  • Any other duties as assigned

 Qualifications and experience:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field such as Information Technology,Computer science, Applied Statistics, Statistics, Mathematics, or any other related field
  • Proficiency in the manipulation of data: knowledge of database construction , management and retrieval methods
  • A minimum period of three(3)years of relevant working experience
  • Experience with data cleaning and analysis software is an added advantage
  • Excellent communication skills both in writing and speaking English and Swahili
  • Extremely reliable and able to work under minimum supervision

Terms of Employment

The successful candidate will be employed on contract terms, beginning with three-month probation.

How To Apply

Candidates who meet these requirements and are interested should submit their applications, copies of their certificates together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, and addressed to:

AMPATH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, RESEARCH,

AMPATH CENTRE (BASEMENT FLOOR ROOM BOO4)

P.O BOX 4606-30100

  ELDORET

Application materials clearly labelled “Application for employment as Data assistant”-Must

be sent so as to be received at the AMPATH Human Resource office, AMPATH Centre Basement Floor Room B004 not later than above office by 7th September, 2021

 ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

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