Health Records officers 21 Vacancies

  • Full Time
  • Nyeri

Centre For Health Solutions Kenya

Job Description

Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS), in partnership with the County Government of Nyeri, is seeking to employ the services of motivated and proactive individuals to fill the following vacancy in the Ministry of Health (MoH)/CHS Tegemeza Plus Project, which supports and strengthens HIV/AIDS services in Nyeri County.

Position: Health Records and Information Officer (HRIO) – 21 positions

Location: Nyeri County

Overall Function:

The HRIO is responsible for providing support to the health facilities in medical documentation, data management, data analysis and reporting

Key responsibilities:

Documentation and reporting

Ensure availability of necessary data collection and reporting tools at the facility. This will include patient cards/files, registers, reporting tools, databases
Maintain data security and confidentiality
Guide the facility staff on effective data management especially on correct and complete documentation
Ensure all required data summaries and facility reports are complete, accurate and timely
Reporting for the facilities through DHIS
Participate in data collection for program monitoring and research

Data quality audits

Review data prior to submission to DHRIO/ uploading into DHIS
Scheduling and participating in facility data quality audits
Cleaning EMR and DHIS data

Computerization

Ensure the facility EMR is up-to-date
Perform regular back-up of EMRs

Data utilization

Assist in compilation of ad-hoc or systematic data analysis, and share with the facility staff during MDT meetings
Support innovative ways of data presentation to ensure maximum and timely utilization

Qualifications and Requirements

For appointment to the post of HRIO, a candidate must;

Be in possession of at least a certificate in Health Records and Information from a recognized medical training college. A diploma in Health records will have added advantage.
Work experience as an HRIO at a health setting
Work experience with EMRs at a health setting is an added advantage
Should be self-motivated
Should have good interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision

Successful candidates will be supervised by their respective hospital/facility health management team (HMT) from the Ministry of Health in conjunction with the CHS Program team.

Applications should include the following

Cover letter and current CV with names and telephone contacts of at least three (3) referees
Copies of academic and professional certificates
Photocopy of ID
Testimonials/ Recommendation

Interested applicants who meet the minimum criteria are invited to email their applications clearly indicating the job title as the subject line by 5.00PM on or before Thursday, June 21, 2018.

Centre for Health Solutions-Kenya is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

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