HEALTH INFORMATION OFFICER REF NO: SDHS/2021/36 (X1 POST)
Directorate: Information Management
SALARY: R257 508 – R303 339 per annum plus benefits
CENTRE: Sedibeng District Health Services
REQUIREMENTS: Appropriate National Diploma/degree with minimum 3 – 5 years experience in data management or Grade 12 with minimum 5 -10 years relevant experience in data management. A self-starter who can work independently. Advanced leadership and management abilities. A good track record in DHIS, at least five or more years experience with certification. Recommendations – Advanced computer literacy. Analytical and research skills. Good communication skills (written and verbal). Extensive experience in Health Information Systems. Experience in public-sector management will be an added advantage. Ability to work under pressure. Skills transfer and team orientated. Must be able to plan, organize and coordinate activities of the section. Leadership skills, planning and organizing skills, problem-solving, communication skills, Ability to work under pressure. Good interpersonal skills. Report writing skills. Proven presentation skills.
DUTIES: Support and maintenance of all databases in the health information sub-district office such as WebDHIS, Tier.net and HPRS. Ensure that data processes at all levels are adhered to according to the DMHIS policy. Facilitate/coordinate development, implementation, integration and quality improvement of information system to monitor all data and programme related policies. Produce and generate reports as requested. Manage sub-district data capturers. Support facility staff with Health information related issues. Do facility audits; Facilitate training pertaining to Health Information and Monitoring & Evaluation. Perform all other duties delegated by the Supervisor/Manager.
ENQUIRIES: Ms. P. Mokoena Tel No: (016) 950 6020
APPLICATIONS : Please: Quote the relevant reference number, direct applications to the HR Manager- Sedibeng DHS, Private Bag X023 Vanderbijlpark, 1900 or hand deliver at designated recruitment boxes next to security officers, Cnr Frikkie Meyer & Pasteur BLVD.
NOTE: The appointed employee will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Check (PSC), (OHS) Medical surveillance as required in the HBA, at no cost. Applications must be filled on a Z83 form accompanied by a comprehensive CV highlighting or stating the requirements mentioned above, and certified copies of ID and qualifications (not older than 6 months). Applicants must indicate the post reference number on their applications. Failure to submit the required documents will result in the application not being considered. Qualifications of candidates recommended for appointment will be verified. Persons in possession of a foreign qualification must furnish the Department with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Candidates will be subjected to a security screening and vetting process: criminal clearance, citizenship, credit records. Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted. The Department reserves the right to not make an appointment/fill the post. Candidates will be expected to be available for selection interviews on the date, time and place determined by the Department. Sedibeng District Health Services is committed to the pursuit of diversity and redress. Candidates whose appointment will promote representativity in terms of race and gender will receive preference. Late applications will not be entertained. Please Note: The Public Service does not charge any fees for applying for posts. Should you be asked for a fee, please let the authorities know.
CLOSING DATE: 14 May 2021