The Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia CIDRZ’s mission is to improve access to quality healthcare in Zambia through innovative capacity development, exceptional implementation science and research, and impactful and sustainable public health programmes.
Reports to Data Coordinator. The incumbent collects and enters patient data into a specified electronic health recording system. S/he validates and verifies data for accurate reports to improve quality of care for the patients at health facilities Data Associate Ref No. 29/11/17.
Enters all patient interaction data in an accurate and timely manner from all service points
Assists clinical staff in ensuring all registers are available and up to date; participating in the compilation of HIA2 at the facility for reports uniformity of the data
Ensures all collected data is entered and up to date in the specified electronic health record system
Initiates and actively participates in data review meetings liaising with the District Data Coordinator and the Facility In Charges
Ensures monthly facility performance is shared with facility in-charge and displayed at visible locations within facility
Provides reports as requested by Provincial and District Health Offices
Assists in the development of software by providing feedback for improvements in new versions, and assists in testing new versions of the software.
Handles computer equipment responsibly, keeping inventory of all assigned equipment.
Handles patient data with utmost confidentiality and follows the set data safety procedures as specified
Routinely backs up patient data as directed and submit copy on time e.g SmartCare TDBs
Certificate in Computer Sciences with two years data entry experience
Diploma in Computer Sciences direct entry with 1year experience preferred
Excellent interpersonal skills
Analytical and attention to detail
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
How to apply
Priority will be given to candidates living in the town being recruited for. Suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply; however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please send application letter quoting Reference Number above, town of residence, relevant academic and professional certificates, and detailed CV with day-time telephone number(s) to:
CIDRZ Human Resources Director,
PO Box 34681,