Right to Care Zambia
Right to Care is at the vanguard in supporting and delivering prevention, care, and treatment services for HIV and associated diseases. We work with government and communities to find pioneering solutions to build and strengthening public healthcare.
We embrace a strong entrepreneurial culture and focuses on innovation and the use of technology to enhance services, address skills shortages, and deliver quality healthcare outcomes. Our areas of expertise include HIV and TB care and treatment, pharmacy automation, medical male circumcision, and cervical cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Right to Care Zambia has been awarded a five (5) year project funded by the USAID through the PEPFAR mechanism. The USAID – Action HIV project aims to reduce HIV mortality, morbidity and transmission by achieving the UNAIDS and PEPFAR goal of 95/95/95 HIV treatment coverage by providing comprehensive HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment maintenance services in Luapula, Northern and Muchinga provinces of Zambia. The USAID Action HIV project will work closely with and in support of the Ministry of Health.
Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience:
- Grade 12 Certificate
- Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Statistics, Computer Science, Public Health or a related field.
- Minimum of 3 years’ work experience with at least 1-year experience in managing HIV/AIDS-related data, including data
- verification / quality assurance
- At least 2 years’ experience in Data management analysis, report writing, Data Presentation and data dissemination
- 1-year experience working with SmartCare and able to trouble shoot, run reports, and provide technical assistance.
- Working knowledge of Quality Improvement through Data Usage (QIDU)
- At least 2-year data collection or entry experience in the health sector
- Skilled in MS Office, including Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook and MS Access
Desirable Qualifications and Experience:
- Minimum of 4 years’ work experience with at least 2-year experience in managing HIV/AIDS-related data, including data verification / quality assurance in a donor funded project
- 2-year experience in working with MOH data management/M&E systems (from patient-record level to DHIS level).
- 1-year experience in managing staff
- Knowledge of HIV/AIDS data management and reporting
- Training in monitoring and evaluation
- Training in DHIS
- Experience in MoH and PEPFAR reporting
TECHNICAL AND BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES
- Planning and Organizing
- Good communication skills
- Professional Ethics and Integrity
- Attention to detail
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS
- Promote the use of the designed data tools at facility level
- Implement the project monitoring and Evaluation plan
- Strengthen M&E Framework by ensuring that all Data capturers as well and District M&E coordination have a clear
- understanding of indicators.
- Ensure that data collected from health facilities is accurate and consistent by providing technical support on daily, weekly monthly and quarterly basis
- Ensure data is collected from all the implementing institutions before 6th of the following month
- Follow up all implementing institutions/facilities that have not submitted data to the DHO by the 7th of the following month and provide required technical support
- Ensure submission of Monthly Reports within PEPFAR reporting deadline for end-of-quarter months.
- Conduct Internal Verification Check of Monthly Reports of partners/ programmer, within I week of submission date.
- Obtain corrections upon identification of data quality issues, within 1 week of submission of queries, or within PEPFAR reporting deadlines for end-of-months.
- Maintain aggregate stats database.
- Compile report and submit it to the Provincial M&E Coordinator and DHIO by the 15th of the following month.
- Compile quarterly reports before the 15th of the month following the end of a quarter
- Work with DHO program officers to analyses data collected from health facilities by 10th of the following month
- Display updated and analysed performance indicator graphs by 15th of the following month
- Provide Monthly feedback within 5 days after the data export date to facility managers and service points by means of updated graphs on selected indicators and present to the HUB and the DHO.
- Import facility Transport Databases (TDBs) into district level SmartCare to merge them at that level
- File all data/reports needed to meet monitoring and audit requirements and store safely
- Analyse, interpret, and use information for remedial interventions to optimize patient care and facility performance.
- Develop action plans in collaboration with District and facility staff in the district for indicators that reflect poor Performance
- Provide monthly feedback to facility staff regarding Data quality (timeliness, completeness, and accuracy of data) of related indicators highlighting good performance and service delivery shortcomings
- Ensures security of data by use of back-ups weekly
- Provide data to management when needed for decision making
- Timely advise Provincial Manager/Provincial M&E Coordinator on warning indicators
- Monthly input to facility reviews meetings on data quality (emphasizing timeliness and completeness) and program performance with recommendations to optimize data quality
- Spot checks weekly on Patient record reviews (40 records per month)
- Verifying that data in the registers and on summary forms correlate
- Filing practices for clinical records and data collection tools as required for data verification and audits
- Keep dated and signed records on spot checks done
- Hard copies of data collection tools kept as prescribed by government policy
Method of Application
- Applications in the form of a cover letter and CV must be submitted to Vacancy11@righttocare.org
- All applicants are required to complete an online competency assessment accessible using this link–https://my.assessio.com/right-to-care-district-monitoring–evaluation-mpor
- Only applicants that complete the two steps above will be considered.
By applying for the above-mentioned position, you consent to Right to Care to conduct qualification, ID, criminal and reference checks (internal and external) which forms part of the Company’s recruitment policy and procedure. Should you not receive a response to your application from Right to Care within one month of this advert being placed, kindly consider your application as being unsuccessful.
Applicants are required to complete all screening assessment questions and completion of competency assessment using the link provided above for the application of this position to be complete. Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process. Right to Care reserves the right to withdraw the vacancy at any time for whatever reason.
Right to Care is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.
Right to Care Zambia is aware of fraudulent activities by certain individuals claiming to be representatives of the organization.
Be advised that Right to Care does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process, and as such Right to Care Zambia assumes no responsibility for any announcements or activities by such individuals or entities.
To apply for this job email your details to Vacancy11@righttocare.org