Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Assistant (MEAL Assistant)

Full-time

Entry
Mbarara – Southwest, Uganda
Full-Time

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for capturing reliable and up to date patient data, cleaning data and preparing basic reports to inform decision making at the health facility level.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES FOR MEAL ASSISTANTS

Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Assist medical staff by capturing patient information in paper files and enter data in HIS/HMIS electronic and manual registers on a daily basis
  • Perform basic data analysis and make presentations to health facility staff on recent performance trends, organise CMEs with health facility staff to analyse and interpret medical data
  • Generate weekly and month data reports in accordance with reporting standards
  • Mentor health facility staff in data management best practices
  • Responsible for cleaning data in the database to ensure quality, up to date and reliable information
  • Enter MTI program outputs into the various national and donor reporting platforms DHIS2, HIS,
  • Ensure adequate stock of registers and reporting tools available in store and at health facilities
  • Compile data for the preparation and dissemination of progress reports and donor reports
  • Mentor health facility staff in data management best practices
  • Perform basic data analysis and make presentations to health facility staff on recent performance trends, organise CMEs with health facility staff to analyse and interpret medical data

Accountability

  • Assist the MEAL Officer in conducting assessments to measure quality of service provision
  • Ensure that data tools are safely stored and safeguard confidentiality of patients data in line with acceptable data protection guidelines
  • Work with Public Health Assistants to document accountability mechanisms, community listening sessions, community dialogues and other feedback mechanisms

Learning

  • Take lead in facility learning and reflection meetings while ensuring that such action points are followed up during program implementation

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

EDUCATION, LICENSES, & CERTIFICATIONS

  • Minimum Bachelors degree in Statistics, Social Sciences, Information Technology or related field is required

EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in managing health data in a MoH or NGO setting
  • Experience working in a health setting and with HIS/HMIS is an added advantage
  • Experience working with international NGOs is an added advantage

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

KNOWLEDGE

  • Basic knowledge of data management best practices
  • Basic knowledge of health data analysis

SKILLS

  • Skilled in using HIS/HMIS databases and Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Skilled in generating basic reports and basic data visualisation
  • Skilled in training and capacity building

ABILITIES

  • Analytical with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to act with integrity and maintain the highest ethical standards
  • Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS

This position requires work at health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living conditions.

NOTE: The above job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by staff assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of staff in this position. Duties, responsibilities and skills are also subject to change based on the changing needs of the job, department or organization. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by Medical Teams International as the requirements of the job change.

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