Monitoring & Evaluation Associate

at Gold Star Kenya
Published October 30, 2022
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Category General  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

 

Working closely with the Multi - Disciplinary Team (MDT) in conjunction with the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and the County Senior Technical Officer, the Monitoring and Evaluation Associate will be responsible for capacity building health workers in various health facilities to maintain service registers, conduct regular data quality assessments activities, ensure accurate and timely facility reports and support facilities to run basic data analysis for decision making. S/he will be required to maintain confidentiality and integrity for the facility data as directed and following USAID and GOK stipulated guidelines.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Conduct regular tools assessment in collaboration with the sub county and facility HRIOS to ensure that facilities have standard data collection and reporting tools.
Support the facility/Sub-County/County HRIOS in forecasting, distribution and redistribution of standard MOH tools as well as project customized tools.
Mentorship of health service providers on correct use of standard national recording and reporting tools and correct interpretation of indicators making reference to the indicator manual and user guides.
Champion implementation of EMR and e-HTS through mentorship support to EMR users, rolling out of EMR to new sites and ensuring 100% reporting rates for all EMR sites in the National Data Warehouse (NDW).
Ensure data quality in the EMR data by regularly reviewing data charts in the National Data Warehouse dashboard and providing feedback to facility staff and sub-county team.
Support and coordinate monthly data collection processes for all the facilities assigned and ensure all reports are collected and submitted within specified timelines.
Work closely with the Sub-County HRIOS to ensure timely submission of monthly standard MOH reports by facilities as well as timely entry into KHIS by 15th of every month.
Work closely with facility staff to ensure timely submission of monthly project level reports and timely upload into the projects internal database server IMIS (Information Management Information System)
Work with facilities, Sub-County and County teams to ensure the data submitted to KHIS and DATIM meet the data quality standards through conducting monthly Data Quality Audits (DQAs) and sharing feedback with all the relevant stakeholders.
Work with the MDT to conduct monthly gap analysis ensuring all service gaps are justified, all data gaps are addressed and corrected reports re-uploaded both in KHIS and project’s internal system.
Support convening and coordination of monthly data reviews in all the high volume sites, maintaining records of data review meetings held.
Work with sites to ensure M&E SOPs, Data review minutes and DQA reports are filed and action plans well documented.
Document findings in the MOH supervision booklet and actively follow-up facilities to ensure that commonly agreed data management improvement plans are followed and monitored by all parties.
Work with sites to ensure confidentiality and security of patient data is guaranteed and maintained by storing registers in a lockable cabinet and not sharing passwords for EMRs.
Work with facilities to maintain an updated inventory of EMR equipment and ensure electronic data security protocols are adhered to by all users.
Disseminate annual performance targets to facilities and ensure printed targets are pinned on the wall in the various service delivery points and sensitization checklist signed.
Actively support in monitoring of progress towards targets achievement through updated performance dashboards and charts.

Education

Diploma in Statistics/Health Information Systems/Health Records and Information Technology

Experience

At least 4 years work experience in data management systems and experience in use of MOH tools

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