Statistician/health Information Officer

Directorate: Health Information Management (HIM)
SALARY : R257 508 R303 339 per annum (Level 07) (plus benefits)
CENTRE : Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 22 November 2019

Grade 12 with 3-reporting on public health outcomes using District Health Information Management Systems or any related software.
Proficient in the use of computers i.
MS Office package (Ms Word, Excel and PowerPoint) including Tier net.
Sound knowledge of national health programmes strategies, priorities, data elements and indicators.
Understanding of the Health Information flow and reporting requirements within the Public health sector.
Ability to analyze and communicate quantitative and qualitative data to end users.
Ability to convert raw data to useable information to enable relevant stakeholders to make decisions and plan effectively Possess excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).
Possess strong project and time management skills to enable the timeous reporting of good quality data for monthly, quarterly, annual and other reports to meet deadlines.
Ability to work independently, supervise and train subordinates.
Degree/Diploma in Health Sciences/Biostatistics/Information Management and experience in a public health care setting (CHC/Hospital) will be an added advantage.
Applicant should be prepared to undergo Medical Surveillance as an inherent job requirement.
Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a competency test.

Ensure that good quality data is collected across the hospital, verified, collated, captured into DHIS, TIER.
net and submitted to the next level on time.
Provide feedback to the reporting units through presentations and narrative reports.
Ensure compliance with district, provincial and national reporting requirements.
Ensure that the relevant Health information records are filed properly and readily available.
Set up systems to improve the quality of collected data and develop data collection tools to meet internal and external reporting requirements.
Provide support and training for staff responsible for data across the hospital.
Represent the hospital in the district and provincial health information forums.
Work with developmental partners (external and within the hospital).
Perform other related duties as assigned 73 and agreed upon.
Compliance with the Performance management and Development system Tel No: (011) 933 8742 APPLICATIONS : should be hand delivered to The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital between 8am and 3pm at Ground Floor, Main Admin Building or posted to The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Private Bag X01, Pimville, 1808.
No faxed or emailed applications will be considered.
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form Z83 fully completed, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.
The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated CV that specifies the following: All experience indicating the position, institution and respective dates (DD/MM/YY).
Documents to be attached is certified ID document, certified copies of qualification/s including matric and relevant council registration certificate and proof of current registration (Where applicable).
(Certification should not be more than three (3) months old).
Relevant service certificates.
Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered.
If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
Candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) Verification (Reference checks- Provide at least 3 off which one must be immediate supervisor, identity verification, qualifications verification, criminal record checks, credit/financial stability checks and employment verification).
The recommended candidate may be subjected to medical surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 5/1993.
CHBAH reserves the right to utilize practical exercises/tests for Non-SMS positions during the recruitment process to determine the suitability of candidates for the post(s).
The Gauteng Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity.
therefore, all the appointments will be made in accordance with the Employment Equity target of the department.
People with disability are encouraged to apply.
CLOSING DATE : 22 November 2019

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