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Health Records And Information Officer

Job Description

Reporting to the Facility In charge, the Health Records and Information Officer is responsible for providing support to the health facilities in medical documentation, data management, data analysis and reporting.

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Key Responsibilities:
Documentation and Reporting

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

Data Quality Audits

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

Computerisation

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

Data utilisation

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

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

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