MPTB Data Clerk Job in Kenya


Job Vacancy: Data Clerk

Main Objectives of this position: The data clerk will be responsible for the transcription of data to electronic databases at the research clinic. His/her main role will be to transcribe research data collected from paper case report forms (CRFs) to electronic databases in a timely and accurate manner, and ensure the data is shared with study investigators weekly.

He/she will work under the supervision of the Clinic Section Head and in collaboration with other study staff.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks include:

  • Transcribe data from paper case report forms to electronic databases such as SPSS, REDCap and MS Access/Excel
  • Liaise with project doctors and nurses for accurate and completion of patient CRFs
  • Maintain the effectiveness and efficiency of existing data systems and where necessary initiate corrective measures in various studies
  • Ensure timely and accurate update and availability of data whenever needed
  • Ensure data backups are current and effective
  • Run consent audit program every week to ensure all informed consent forms have been accounted for
  • Transfer databases to shared online space on a weekly basis for access by investigators
  • Prepare data for cleaning on a quarterly basis by creating and printing data line lists, and performing line listing of the data with other staff
  • Solve data queries when they come up and provide updated/clean data
  • Participate in regular data management SOP revision and training
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality of research participants
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by clinical section head, other section heads or study Principal Investigator

Desired Qualifications, Skills and Experiences:

  • Diploma in Information Technology (IT) or any other relevant basic data management training
  • Computer literacy skills with MS Office and SPSS Software.
  • Knowledge of REDCap will be an added advantage
  • Good communication and inter-personal skills
  • Trained in Good Clinical Practice and Human Subjects Research
  • Able to work with minimal supervision, and be ready to work for long hours when necessary

Terms of Employment: 1-year renewable contract. Successful candidate will undergo a 3 months’ probation period.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

ICT and Technology, NGO and UN
Updated: December 8, 2018 — 9:52 am