Kenyatta University Hospital - Chief Health Records Information Officer Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Chief Health Records Information Officer Jobs in Kenya


Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment:


Kenyatta University Hospital - Chief Health Records Information Officer Jobs in Kenya

Chief Health Records & Information Officer –
DCSCHRIO/KUTRRH/5

1. Background Information


Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Clinical Services
Section/Unit: Health Records & Information
Job Title: Chief Health Records & Information Officer
Reports to: Director- Clinical Services
Direct Reports:
a) Senior Health Records & Information Officer
b) Health Records & Information Officer I
c) Data Entry Clerk

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Director - Clinical Services, the Chief Health Records & Information
Management Officer job exists to coordinate and provide health records & information
management services, provide research and training, and advice the same at KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Plan for all health records & information management services and resources required in the unit of the hospital; and participate in and contribute to its overall strategic
    planning of the hospital.
  • Coordinate the implementation of the hospital strategic plan in the health records &
    information management unit within its vision, mission and culture and other national and international healthcare and frameworks.
  • Chair health records & information management unit and act as its contact person all its services, research and training matters in the hospital.
  • Ensure that health records & information management unit of the hospital has all human
    and non-human resources required to offer health records & information management
    services, research and training in the hospital.
  • Participate in the recruitment and disciplinary action and processes of health records and information management staff in the hospital.
  • Coordinate and provide health records & information management services and service
    delivery in the health records and information management unit of the hospital ensuring that they meet the expected standards and compliance in the hospital.
  • Supervise health records & information management staff together with their services,
    in the unit of the hospital to ensure that they offer timely services within the expected
    standards, complying with the established ethics and regulations in the hospital.
  • Ensure and coordinate continuous training and development of health records & information management staff for their effective and efficient performance
    and productivity in the hospital.
  • Coordinate and provide health records & information management researchand training
    within the hospital.
  • Provide health records & information management services’ advice to the hospital
    executive and other sections/units and the general public in the appropriate media.
  • Monitor and evaluate progress and achievement of the health records and information management unit and services, research and training programmes in the hospital, and prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.

    4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

    Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the
    role:


    a) Bachelors in Health records & information management or related degree from a
    recognized institution.
    b) Masters in Health records & information management will be an added advantage

    Professional qualifications required to effectively perform in the role:

    a) None

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:

    a) Computer literate
    b) Knowledge of relevant legislations
    c) Knowledge of professional standards
    d) Track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution

    Soft skills required for the Job:

    a) Communication skills
    b) Organizational skills
    c) Leadership skills
    d) Observation skills
    e) Analytical skills
    f) Team building skills
    g) Ability to work under pressure

    5. Relevant Work Experience Required:

    Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:

    At least seven years’ working experience as a Senior Health Records & Information Management Officer, five of which should be at a Senior Management Level

    The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

    If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your;

    1. Application Letter,
    2. Curriculum Vitae and
    3. Filled Application Form

    ONLY via email to recruitment@kutrrh.go.ke

    Or hard copies can be addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
    P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
    Nairobi Kenya

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