Information Officer

Information Officer Health Information Management
Reference Number: refs/017292
Directorate: Information Communication and Technology
Number of Posts: 1
Package: R 202 233.00.per annum (Plus benefits)
Inquiries: Mr. MI Maredi Tel 012 529 3000

Requirements :

A minimum of Grade 12 Certificate. Knowledge in Health Information Management, Validation, and Interpretation.

Knowledge of computer packages (Ms. Word, Excel, MS PowerPoint, and Access), Proof must be attached. A certificate in Web-DHIS or Experience in Health Information Management will be an added advantage.

Knowledge of Information management processes and procedures, including data collation, processing, reconciliation, analysis, presentations, and reporting.

Knowledge of Information systems used in health. Competencies: Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and knowledge of Batho-Pele Principles. Proficiency in English and other official languages. A valid Drivers’ license.

Information Officer Duties :

Ensure reliable information and timely information reporting on National Tertiary Services Grant, Web-DHIS. Generate the Monthly and Quarterly reports on the National Tertiary Services Grant, Web-DHIS. Compile a summary of activities on DHIS and compile monthly mother and child data.

Improve Data Quality by performing training of staff in data collection, providing feedback standardizing filling of reported data, and validating data by comparing DHIS and summary monthly. Effective SOP implementation to improve data quality and completeness.

Perform Data Reconciliation with all reporting Units. Administration, monitoring, and evaluation utilization by end-users of HIM tools.: Collection, collation, and analysis of data. Verify submitted data with data sources on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. Ensure that Information Officers support Ward Admin clerks on a daily basis to comply with DHMIS policy requirements.

Ensure that the weekly sign-off is signed by the Operational manager. Provide training on data elements and Performance Indicators. Capturing of quality client data and management: Capturing data on the computer (Excel Database, Web-DHIS. Administrative functions and line management. Capacity development in information management. Willingness to work extended hours and weekends when needed.

Notes :

Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on application but must submit the completed CV and new updated Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at

Received applications using the incorrect application for employment (old Z83) will not be considered. Each application for employment must be fully completed, initialed, and signed by the applicant. Failure to complete will lead to disqualification during the selection process. Sections A, B, C, and D must be completed in full. Section E, F, and G: Noting that there’s a limited space provided applicants often indicate “Refer to Curriculum Vitae (CV) or see attached”, this is acceptable if the CV has been attached and provides the required information.

The question that relates to conditions that prevent re-appointment under part F must be answered. The declaration must be completed and signed). Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of their qualifications and other relevant documents on or before the day of the interview. Please ensure that the specific reference number is quoted correctly.

Applications can be delivered to: Dr. George Mukhari Academic Hospital, 3111 Setlogelo Drive, Ga-Rankuwa, 0208 Nurses Home Block 13(HR Registry) or posted to: Dr.

George Mukhari Academic Hospital, Private Bag X422, Pretoria 0001.

Due to technical problems with the GPG vacancy website that the institution is consistently faced with, applicants are encouraged to apply using any of the above methods. Correspondence will be entered with shortlisted candidates only. (Information Officer)

If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The employer reserves the right to fill this position. It is a legislative requirement that all newly appointed staff members be subjected to Personnel Suitability Check (PSC)- Verification, upon appointment within the department.

This verification processes entails reference checks, identity verification, qualification verification, and criminal records checks. Successful candidates will be subjected to OHS medical surveillance as required by HBA regulations within the OHS Act 85 of 1993.

Employer: Department of Health

Location: Dr. George Mukhari Academic Hospital

Closing Date: 14-07-2023

Criteria Questions
Do you have a Grade 12?
have knowledge of computer packages?
Do you have a valid driver’s license?

Please Notes :

Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.

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