Data Capturer

Data Capturer

Data Capturer


Data Capturer (TBH211214-3) - TB HIV Care
Closing Date2021/12/17
Reference NumberTBH211214-3
Job TitleData Capturer
DepartmentMonitor & Evaluation
Number of Positions1
Location – Clinic or FacilityeThekwini
Location – Town / CityDurban
Location – ProvinceKwaZulu-Natal
Location – CountrySouth Africa
Job Advert SummaryTB HIV Care (THC), in existence since 1929, is an internationally recognised non-profit organisation. We provide health care services throughout South Africa to both the general population and communities at increased risk for HIV and TB, including adolescent girls and young women, sex workers and people who use drugs. THC provides a stimulating work environment and the opportunity to work with leaders in the field of HIV and TB prevention and care. Our work culture is adapted to the constantly-evolving South African health care environment and will suit solution-driven team players interested in opportunities for career development while working to connect people with care Purpose of the position: The role of the data capturer is to correctly capture HIV and TB data into the monitoring system(s) as per the DCS programme requirements, and ensure timeous data submissions as per the principles of the THC M&E framework, and the M&E policies and procedures for the DCS and DoH. (This is a contract position renewable based on funding)
Minimum Requirements• Grade 12 / matric • 3 years’ experience with HIV, AIDS and STI programme data • Certificate in computer programmes including MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint and database software • TIER.Net and information management background • Proficiency in English and isiZulu/any local language • Clear criminal record
Duties and Responsibilities• Responsible for the capturing of all HIV /TB information from primary and secondary source documents onto the required M&E reporting systems in a timeous and accurate manner. • Ensures the timeous submission of data to the Regional Data Monitors and follows the principles of the standardised HIV/TB Monitoring and Evaluation SOPs. • Maintains excellent communication with HAST Counsellors and Health Managers to ensure timeous and accurate submission and sign off on data. • With the support of the Regional Data Monitor conducts routine audits and data quality checks. • Ensures systematic daily filing of patients’ inmates records including blood results • Regularly attends data verification meetings with the various Correctional Centres. Maintains signed off copies of all monthly and quarterly data submission reports. • Maintains and adheres to the Confidentiality Policy of patient/inmate information for DCS, DoH and THC. • Responsible for communicating any challenges and or data collection/capturing issues to the Data Monitor as soon as they occur. • Documenting of daily activities and reporting of those activities on a monthly basis to the Data Monitor
Skills and Competencies• Communication skills – verbal and written • Analytical • Problem solving skills • Database management • Attention to detail • Teamwork • Planning and organizing • Initiative


We are committed to Employment Equity when recruiting internally and externally. It is company policy to promote from within, wherever possible. We will ensure that we accommodate internal candidates, however to maintain a competitive advantage and to recruit best talent is also important for the organisation.


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