Overview

 

PROGRAMME ASSISTANTS
Institute for Research on Health (IFROH) is driven by the idea that when the best research, the best education and the best patient care converge, great breakthroughs are achieved. IFROH in Partnership with National Institute of Health is pursuing this integrated excellence with singular focus, fueled by collaboration among our top-ranked professional and graduate schools, medical center, research programs and support teams.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Attend the scheduled training to clearly understand the purpose of the study and how they will be involved in the study
Conduct data abstraction from in-patient medical files into study specific electronic data abstraction tools
Uphold data quality procedures throughout the study
Ensure data is collected safely and transmitted to the designated central location
Act as the point of contact to respond to any data quality and management concerns related to the abstraction of in-patient medical files for COVID-19 in-patients
Provide routine progress reports to the study coordinator
Perform other duties and assignments assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in a health-related field; those with experience in directly supporting COVID-19 in-patients will have an added advantage
Experience in collecting quantitative data or abstracting data from existing records in a health facility is key
Experience in electronic collection of public health data; experience in using ODK is key
Knowledge and understanding of public health issues, specifically regarding COVID-19
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well within the public health system/facilities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proficiency in using Microsoft office and strong typing skills
Fluency in English or Swahili
Willingness to be based in Kilifi, Homabay, Mandela, Kakamegs for the duration of the research project
Experience in in-patient clinical practice
Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
Send your CV and Cover Letter to – ( HR@ifroh.com) by 25th of October 2022. The positions are filled on the rolling basis.

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About INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH ON HEALTH IFROH

IFROH is an international Health strengthening institute dealing with Social and Health research.