2 Entry Level Diploma Jobs – Medical Records Assistants – Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

Organisation: Makerere
University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)
Duty Station: Mukono,
Kayunga, Buvuma, Buikwe, Uganda
Reports to: Data
Management Officer
Position Number: MUWRP/08/03
About US:
The Makerere
University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a non-profit HIV research program
that was established in 2002 as a result of a memorandum of understanding
between Makerere University and The Henry M. Jackson foundation for Advancement
of Military Medicine Inc. of USA (HJF). The primary purpose of MUWRP is to
develop, evaluate and provide interventions to mitigate disease threats of
public health importance to Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Medical Records Assistant will work
closely with health unit staffs at MUWRP supported health facilities to ensure
continued entry of quality data in source documents. He/ She will help update
registers, ART cards and other source documents at the health units.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure HMIS tools are used correctly at
    all services points following MOH/PEPFAR standards.
  • Ensure that all registers are updated.
  • Enter Program data- PWP, LTFU, Hub data,
    OVC, SMC, Care and treatment data from static and outreach sites into the
    MUWRP electronic data bases
  • Ensure compilation of facility
    HMIS/PEPFAR report.
  • Ensure that all data collected from
    community-based activities is recorded in facility M&E tools.
  • Provide real time feedback and support
    to service points on accuracy, completeness and timeliness of data
  • Enter Program data into electronic data
    bases to support data back and program tracking
  • Ensure that all medical records are
    archived as per SOPs.
  • Participate in preparations of quarterly
    data review meetings
  • Participate in CQI activities.
  • Document ANC, ART, TB, EID and SMC
    follow-up rates.
  • Ensure timely delivery of facility CRFs
    to the Data Management Centre.
  • Support facility to develop and
    implement SOPs for release of medical records and ensure confidentiality
    of all medical records.
  • Ensure availability and use of
    up-to-date HMIS tools and monitor stock levels

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Diploma
    in Records Management
  • One year of working experience in a health
    setting with knowledge of managing medical records data.
  • Computer applications knowledge is
  • Ability to professionally communicate in
    writing and verbally or other means deemed appropriate.
  • Ability to work with people and work
    under pressure.
  • Ability to communicate in English and
  • Willing to work and live in rural
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Able to travel on water
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should download the application form, download
, attach it together with application letters, CVs, Photocopies of
academic qualifications and three professional referees. The position number
(Check top of advert) and preferred location should clearly be stated in the
application letter.
Please send
applications to:
The HR and Administration
Makerere University
Walter Reed Project,
Plot 42 Nakasero
P.O. Box 16524
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 9th August 2019 by 5:00p,
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