4 (Four) x Data Clerks: Biomedical Research and Training Institute (BRTI)
Deadline: 15 November 2019
Reports to: Monitoring and Evaluation Officers
Duration of employment: 11 months (November 2019 – 30th September 2020) with possibility of renewal based on performance or availability of funds.
Location where project activities will be conducted: Harare, Beatrice Infectious Disease Hospital, Chinhoyi and Mpilo Bindura
BRTI-HATIPP COP 19: Laboratory Systems Strengthening
The following vacancies have arisen within the Biomedical Research and Training Institute In Collaboration with MOHCC. The following vacancies have arisen within the Biomedical Research and Training Institute in Collaboration with MOHCC. Background: The Biomedical Research and Training Institute (BRTI) implements a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funded Work Plan for the Ministry of Health and Child Care of Zimbabwe. BRTI is therefore looking for the services of medical laboratory mentors. The incumbent of this position will provide medical laboratory quality systems and laboratory strengthening mentorship at assigned laboratories in support of MoHCC and BRTI primary goal for achieving a high standard of quality of testing services at public health laboratories in Zimbabwe.
Minimum of Diploma in Statistics, Monitoring and Evaluation or related field; Possession of ICDL certification will be an added advantage; Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft packages and experience in data capturing within a medical laboratory setting an added advantage.
Scope of Work: Viral Load/EID and other supported tests; Data Entry Clerk (DECs)will work closely with M&E officers to ensure good quality program data. The M&E officers directly supervise DECs. They will work collaboratively with other laboratory personnel to ensure targets for supported tests including Viral Load (VL) and Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) are being consistently met. They will also collect data for all supported tests (e.g. Viral Load, EID and TB test) from the various source documents. In addition, DECs will periodically reviewing and monitoring data sources including checking incoming request forms for completeness, accuracy and data integrity or registers for data accuracy, transcriptional and clerical errors. Maintenance of records of errors or challenges with request form completeness identified and communicating these to laboratory scientists or laboratory mentors.
Other duties include
Resolve data submission errors, data discrepancies and data error issues in collaboration with laboratory scientists or laboratory mentors; Timeously and accurately entering all requisite information from incoming test requests into LIMS; Performance of data quality checks to ensure all data that is used by the laboratory to prepare reports is valid; Implement and enforce proper data collection policies and procedures; Entering all test results into LIMS or other records before results are dispatched; Ensuring retrievable data filing or storage systems are developed and maintained; Ensuring records are maintained and stored safely away from damage or potential pilferage; Ensure secure storage of data in collaboration with the laboratory scientists; Monitoring records retention periods and maintaining such records in storage for these agreed retention periods; Sorting of results; Facilitating the sending of results to hubs and clinics in liaison with scientists and mentors
Personal characteristics required
High personal motivation and self-management; Pays attention to detail; Ability to work under pressure; May be required to work flexible working hours; Enthusiasm and willingness to learn and accept feedback; Excellent time management; Reliable, diligent, detail-oriented worker who can see tasks through to completion; Accurate, honest, dependable and flexible; Excellent problem-solving skills; Excellent organizational and record-keeping skills; Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and handle and protect sensitive data with integrity; Ability to work with limited supervision and on own initiative; Ability to establish rapport with a variety of colleagues and to work flexibly with the line manager.
Interested candidates can submit their detailed CV to: The Human Resource Officer, Biomedical Research and Training Institute HATIPP COP19 Project), 10 Seagrave Road, Avondale, Harare or email, firstname.lastname@example.org PLEASE SPECIFY IN THE EMAIL HEADER THE JOB POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR Please note: only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Created: November 10, 2019
Category: Ngo, Social Services, Kubatana
Expiry Date: Nov. 15, 2019