Health Service Commission Assistant Commissioner - Health Information Management Jobs in Uganda

Health Service Commission Assistant Commissioner - Health Information Management Jobs in Uganda


  • MBChB or Bachelor’s Degree in Health Information Management or Health Information Technology or Statistics, or Information Systems or Information Technology from a recognized university.

  • Master’s Degree in Health Information Management or Information Systems or
    Information Technology or Public Health or Health Management Services or Health Economics from a recognized University or Institution.


  • Knowledge of health policy development with at least nine (9) years of relevant
    working experience, three (3) of which should have been at Principal Officer level.

    Other requirements:

  • Strong management, communication and interpersonal skills.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development of national policies, laws and regulations relating to
    health information management.

  • Design and oversee a national health information system that meets medical, legal
    and ethical standards.

  • Acquire, analyze, and protect digital and traditional medical information vital to
    providing quality healthcare within the country.

  • Implement processes and systems to ensure accurate and complete medical records
    documentation for all residents within the country, and work with physicians across the country to improve the quality of clinical documentation.

  • Develop and continuously monitor national database(s) that captures and is
    continuously updated with patient data for all people in the country that doctors,
    nurses and other health care providers within the sector, at both public and private
    healthcare facilities, can rely
    on for planning and service provision.

  • Design and manage national health databases and generate and analyze reports
    relating to key health indicators and programs within the sector.

  • Monitor key public health performance indicators on a routine basis (daily, weekly,
    and monthly).

  • Provide information on documentation standards, legal and regulatory requirements
    relating to Health Information Management to physicians and other key

  • Promote nation-wide health data integrity, privacy, and security.

  • Develop Divisional plans, strategies and budgets; and monitor the performance of
    the Division.

  • Supervise Division staff.

  • Regularly assess the performance of Divisional staff in line with Result Oriented
    Management (ROM)

  • Facilitate the preparation and submission of Quarterly, Semi-Annual and Annual Ministry and Sector Performance Reports.

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Health Service Commission Assistant Commissioner - Health Information Management Jobs in Uganda

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