Kenyatta University Hospital - Health Records Information Officers Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Health Records Information Officers 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 - Health Records Information Officers Jobs in Kenya

Health Records & Information Officer - DCSHRIO/KUTRRH/10

1. Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Clinical Services
Section/Unit: Health Records and Information
Job Title: Health Records & Information Officer
Reports to: Senior Health Records & Information Officer
Direct Reports: Data Entry Clerk

2. Purpose of the Job:

Reporting to the Senior Health Records & Information Officer, the Health Records & Information Officer job exists to compile, process, and maintain patients medical information and records within the framework of medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulations in the KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Compile and maintain patients' medical records and information to document condition and treatment and to provide data for research or cost control and care improvement efforts in
    the hospital.
  • Compile medical care and census data for statistical reports on diseases treated, surgery performed, or use of hospital beds in the hospital.
  • Provide safety and security of medical records and information and ensure that
    confidentiality is ever maintained in within and without the hospital.
  • Review patients’ medical records and information for completeness, accuracy, and
    compliance with regulations in the hospital.
  • Resolve or clarify codes or diagnoses with conflicting, missing, or unclear information by
    consulting with doctors or others or by participating in the coding team's regular meetings in the hospital.
  • Identify, compile, abstract, and code patients’ data, using standard classification systems in the hospital.
  • Release patients’ records and information for use by the relevant persons or agencies
    in the hospital according to the established regulations.
  • Train medical records and information staff in the hospital in order to improve their
    performance and productivity in the hospital.
  • Prepare statistical reports, narrative reports, or graphic presentations of patients’ clinical information and data for use by staff, researchers,
    or other stakeholders in the hospital.
  • Provide research and training on health records and information management in the hospital.
  • Mentor and guide junior staff and students in the health records and information
    management unit of the hospital.

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

    b) Higher Diploma in Health Records and Information Management or Health Biostatistics or
    Health Informatics or any other related field.
    c) Bachelor’s Degree in any related field will be an added advantage.

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
    e) Computer literate
    f) Knowledge of relevant legislations
    g) Knowledge of professional standards
    Proven track record of research and training in a reputable institution.

    Professional qualifications required to effectively perform in the role:

    d) None

    Soft skills required for the job:
    g) Communication skills
    h) Organisational skills
    i) Observation skills
    j) Analytical skills
    k) Team player
    l) Ability to work under pressure

    4. Relevant Work Experience Required:

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

    At least three years’ working experience as a Health Records & Information Management Officer in reputable hospital.

    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

    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

    For more information and job applications details, see; Kenyatta University Hospital - Health Records Information Officers Jobs in Kenya/a>

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