2 Data Career Posts – Medical Records Officer at Ministry of Health

Organisation: Ministry
of Health
Name of Institution:
Regional Referral Hospitals
Duty Station: Hoima and
Lira, Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Records Officer
Reference: HRM
72/173/05/RH
About HSC:
The Ministry of Health has the
Government’s mandate to fulfill the health obligations. The Health Service
Commission was a creation of the 1995 Constitution. Its establishment was a
recognition of the protracted efforts of Health professionals to have a
specialized appointing Commission which could be sensitive to their cause and
professionally tackle the peculiarities and unique issues inherent in the
Health Service.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Plans,
    budgets for, directs, manages, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates
    medical records activities in the Institute.
  • Oversees
    and accounts for the allocated resources.
  • Ensures
    that all records on patients are received, documented, classified and
    stored.
  • Periodically
    audits records and record systems.
  • Ensures
    confidentiality and safety of records.
  • Avails
    records/information on patients to authorized persons.
  • Ensures
    that essential equipment and other supplies are available.
  • Supports
    and conducts research activities.
  • Ensures
    that staff adhere to the relevant Codes of Conduct and Ethics.
  • Compiles
    and sends periodical reports to Senior Medical Records Officer.
  • Performs
    any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  The
Medical Records Officers should possess Bachelors’ Degrees (Hons) in Medical
Records and Information Management or in Library and Information Science from a
recognized University/Institution. 
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should strictly adhere to the following requirements to
avoid disqualification:
1. Complete all parts of the
application form (PSF 3, Revised 2008), download here,
and submit three (3) copies for each post in case more than one job is applied
for.
2. On each application form the
following must be attached;
  • Recent
    and original copies of the passport size photographs.
  • Copies
    of the academic and professional certificates.
  • Copies
    of letters of appointment, plus confirmation letters as it may apply.
  • Copies
    of Registration Certificates and valid Practicing Licenses for Health
    Workers who are required by law to register with the relevant Professional
    Councils.
3. It is emphasized that:
All applications should bear
the name of the Institution, title of the post and its reference number. (check
at top of advert)
Applicants must state clearly
on the application forms their contact addresses and telephone numbers.
Applicants who are Serving
Officers must route their applications through their Heads of Department, who
should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay. Head of Department
refers to the Head of the respective Institution of the Applicant.
NB:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates shall be
required to bring their original certificates unlaminated at the interview.
Candidates who will present forged certificates are to be handed over to the
Police for appropriate action.
Deadline: 28th November, 2014
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