Field worker


Job title: Fieldworker: Project PrEP
Type: Permanent ☐ Fixed Term ☐ Temporary ☒
Main purpose of the job:
This is a data collector position to coordinate data collection, processing and
data management activities in fixed facilities (clinics) and roving mobile units,
such as developing standard operating procedures, overseeing data
collection, assisting with data capturing and providing analysis output and
data quality control.
Location: KZN-Lancers Road Clinic.
Closing date: 25 October 2021
Submit detailed CV to:
Advert reference number: NM043 – 2021
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
Our Organisation maintains a Mandatory COVID-19 requirement and as such only COVID-19 Vaccinated
incumbents will be considered for positions.

Key performance areas
Allocate patient identification numbers (PIDS) for all the clients.
Collect demographics at different entry points for clients interested in PrEP.
Collect headcount weekly from the facility (fixed only) disaggregated by age.
Review data completion by different service providers per file.
Follow up on missing data done & resolved immediately.
Generate a list of lab results & due dates.
Collect results from lab & update manual files.
Compile a list of all clients to be linked to external services.
Navigate clients to pharmacy for collection of medication & update the file.
Sign off the data and submit to data entry for every client seen.
At the end of each day, capture total clients seen & repeats (collection & examination) on Redcap.
Report any problem to Data Quality Advisor daily & as per when it’s identified.
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
Maintain a positive attitude and respond openly to feedback.
Take ownership for driving own career development.
Required minimum education and training
Grade 12.
Basic computer and typing skills are essential.
Basic nursing qualification (Auxiliary nursing) NQF Level 5.
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

Able to work to deadlines.
Demonstrated data capturing speed and accuracy.
Confidentiality, tact and discretion must always be maintained.
Good communication skills.
Self-motivated and able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.
Required minimum work experience
Minimum 6 months within a clinic or hospital setting.
Good understanding and interpreting patients’ records.
Should you be interested in applying for this vacancy, please send an email to The
subject heading of the email must read NM043 – 2021 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