Fresher Medical Records Officer Job Careers – Mengo Hospital

Job Title:        Medical
Records Officer
Organization: Mengo
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Data
About US:
Mengo Hospital was
founded in 1897 in Kampala, and is the oldest hospital in Uganda. It currently
serves as an urban community hospital that provides modern medical care. Mengo
Hospital provides comprehensive care including radiology, obstetrics,
dentistry, orthopedics, and surgery. Additionally, Mengo Hospital provides
critical training and education to health professionals through its various
programs in midwifery and nursing, health sciences, and laboratory technology.
Mengo Hospital also has a dedicated research and development team that works to
find new solutions to health issues in Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Medical Records Officer will mainly be
responsible for providing administrative support to the Medical Records
department/section in day to day operations pertaining to efficient and
effective storage and retrieval of patient information. .
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Issue real time birth notifications to
    all mothers upon discharge.
  • Effectively manage turn -around time for
    clients to collect their birth and death notification forms
  • Update records for all mothers who
    return to collect their birth notification records
  • Process Short birth certificates to
    retrospective clients.
  • Verify information submitted by clients
    requesting for birth/ death certificates using Hospital Records
  • Assist clients to understand the
    requirements and procedure of acquiring death certificates.
  • Respond to requests for information from
    files in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Tasked with utilizing the facility
    automated software system to enter medical data
  • Maintaining the confidentially of all
    medical records.
  • Deliver a high quality client service
    and customer care to clients.
  • Compile all weekly hospital reports such
    as HMIS weekly surveillance report, Trauma report etc.
  • Participate in the compilation of
    monthly HMIS reports.
  • Participate in data collection and
    assessment of medical records.
  • Participate in hospital data quality
  • Perform any other duties incidental to
    the above assigned from time to time as assigned by Head of Department or
    the Hospital.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Records and Archives
    Management, Health Records Management, or any other records related course
    from a recognized Institution.
  • Certificate in Medical Records is an added advantage
  • A minimum of one year of relevant working experience in the same
    position/role in a reputable organization preferably in the health sector
  • Computer skills and ability to use computerized Patient
    Administration Systems
  • Highly analytical, with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Knowledge in Mobile Vital Record System an advantage.
  • Knowledge in HMIS reporting.
  • Knowledge in ICD-10 medical coding reference.
  • Must be multi-skilled with the ability to multitask
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates with relevant qualifications and experience
should submit their application letters, detailed Curriculum vitae (CV), copies
of academic transcripts, certificates, and valid contacts details (email and
telephone) of three (3) Professional referees electronically by filling a form
on our website at the link below;
Deadline: Friday 17th May 2019
Please Note:
  • No hand delivered applications will be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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