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Gulu, Uganda

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December 13, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

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About the Organisation

St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor is a private, non-profit Ugandan hospital, whose mission is to guarantee affordable medical services, especially to the most needy.

Job Title

Biostatistician job at St. Mary’s hospital Lacor

Job Description

The Biostatistician shall be responsible for collecting, analysing, processing, storing and retrieving data on health in the Hospital including its three Health Centres

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Heading the Medical Records department of the Hospital

  • Coordinating with the other records staff to ensure that the Health Management Information System

  • (HMIS) is regularly updated and managed

  • Collecting and analysing data on health-related issues

  • Actively involved in producing the annual reports of the Hospital and other related reports required by other Partners like UCMB

  • Supporting disease surveillance, monitoring disease thresholds and notifying relevant officers in cases of upsurges and outbreaks.

  • Ensuring HMIS data quality is complete, timely and correct

  • Participating in Quality Assurance activities of the Hospital

  • Conducting support supervision and guiding on data improvement

  • Implementing measures for maintaining data security

  • Supporting health research activities and programs

  • Imparting knowledge and skills to staff on information and data management

  • Compiling and submitting reports on health information Management

  • Any other related duties that may be assigned from time to time by accredited supervisors

Qualifications and Competencies

Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor of Statistics or Biostatistics or Applied Economics or Quantitative Economics or related qualification from a recognised Institution

  • Should be computer literate with skills in Statistical Packages/Spreadsheets like Microsoft Excel, SPSS, Stata, Epi Info etc. and common programming languages. He/she should be able to interact with at least one of the common relational database management systems like Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase, MySQL, IBM DB2 etc.

  • Should have served in a similar position for at least 3years

  • The ideal candidate should have excellent data analysis and report writing skills and possess a high level of interpersonal skills

  • Must not be more than 40yrs of age

How to Apply

Interested and suitably qualified candidates are advised to send their application, detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic documents and certificates electronically as a single 1 pdf document not exceeding 8MBs to vacancies@lacorhospital.org and copy it.office@lacorhospital.org. No hard copy shall be accepted. Dateline: 13/12/2023

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