Data Capturer


Job title: Data Capturer
Type: Permanent ☒ Fixed Term ☐ Temporary ☐
Main purpose of the job:
To coordinate the data processing and data management activities
in fixed facilities (clinics) and roving mobile units, such as developing
standard operating procedures, overseeing data capturing and
providing analysis output and data quality control.
Location: Ehlanzeni
Closing date: 12 October 2021
Submit detailed CV to:
Advert reference
number: EM0010- 21
In accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable
applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 and
subsequent amendments thereto.
Our Organisation maintains a Mandatory COVID-19 requirement and as such only COVID-19
Vaccinated incumbents will be considered for positions

Key performance areas
• Receive patient data from Clinicians for data capturing.
• Identify missing data, inconsistencies and errors and follow-up or report on missing data or
• Capture confidential information.
• Compare data entered with source documents and make necessary corrections to
information entered.
• Perform data cleaning.
• Perform regular data backups.
• File patient documents according to protocol.
• Maintain an effective and efficient filing system.
• Distribute data and reports to relevant team members.
• Provide administrative support i.e., copying, faxing, filing, archiving etc.
• Take ownership and accountability for tasks and demonstrates effective self-management.
• Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of own work are consistently
and accurately maintained.
• Maintain a positive attitude and respond openly to feedback.
• Take ownership for driving own career development.

Required minimum education and training
• Grade 12 with basic computer and typing skills are essential.
Desirable additional education, work experience and personal abilities
• Certification in good data practice and experience in a community or healthcare facility
environment will be an advantage. Thorough with good attention to detail. Ordered and
systematic with strict compliance to protocols. Good administrative skills are required
together with working knowledge of Microsoft Office and database packages. Able to
work to deadlines. Demonstrated data capturing speed and accuracy. Confidentiality,
tact and discretion must be maintained at all times. Good communication skills. Selfmotivated and able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.
Should you be interested in applying for this vacancy, please send an email to The subject heading of the email must read EM0010-21 and the job title of
position applying for. Please include the following documentation:
• A cover letter (maximum one page) that clearly states which vacancy you are applying for
• A detailed CV