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Medical Data Processing Officer
Medecins Sans Frontieres Belgium

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) translates to Doctors without Borders. We provide medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare. Our teams are made up of tens of thousands of health professionals, logistic and administrative staff - bound together by our charter.  Our actions are guided by medical ethics and the principles of impartiality, independence and neutrality. We are a non-profit, self-governed, member-based organisation.

MSF was founded in 1971 in Paris by a group of journalists and doctors. Today, we are a worldwide movement of nearly 65,000 people.



 Vacancy No: 21102021_2
 Section/Unit: MSF Belgium - El Damazine
 Grade Level: 3
 Supervisor: PMR / MAM
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: El Damazine
 Duration: n/a
 Closing Date: 25 Nov 2021

 Duties and responsibilities:

  • Performing data entry of all epidemiological information into select databases program and creating appropriate reports, providing data for project development purposes.
  • Ensuring that all data entered has been authorized and that appropriate documentation has been received (patient records, treatment monitoring, etc.). Ensuring that all data entry processes occur in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Ensuring all data collected and entered to databases is consistently accurate and complete. Being responsible for ensuring that quality control queries of the database are followed up, ensuring identification of data entry errors and corrections. Immediately reporting to the supervisor, any anomalies in the database
  • Filing documents according to MSF standards
  • Communicating regularly with the HCW’s, assisting in the (re)training when necessary, on proper registration of patients, proper filling of the various forms, clarifying queries, obtaining missing information and correcting errors, ensuring they have ongoing sufficient supplies of necessary hardcopy data collection forms
  • Assisting in the compilation and preparation of regular reports and providing detailed information to medical and laboratory teams (weekly, monthly, according to patient treatment requirements).
  • Communicates regularly with nutrition ward at Damazin referral hospital and the outreach teams to assess and compile date and reports.
  •  Support the staff working in the ITFC and ATFC, both MSF and MoH, in correct registration  of data’s
  • Support the staff working on outreach activities
  • Support collection of emergency data
  • Identify potential needs and knowledge gaps in data collection, among the staff, and act accordingly with training and coaching, supported by PMR
  • Support the partner Local NGO in training for an appropriate data collection of their activities;
  • Based on the needs and under the request of the PMR, support with training and info session on Data’s collection, the MoH ATFC’s facilities;
  • Ensure a data collection database fulfilled on a timely manner respecting previously accorded deadlines;
  • Report prompterly any concerns, findings, irregularities to PMR and MoH Nutritionist Supervisor


 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:


Essential, higher education with proven computer literacy, degree in Information and Technology (IT) or mathematics field, desirable


Minimum 2 years work experience in data entry/analysis


English and local language essential


Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)


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