KUTRRH Health Records Information Officer Jobs in Kenya

KUTRRH Health Records Information Officer Jobs in Kenya

Position Summary

  • The Health Records & information Officers' job exists to compile, process, and maintain patients' medical information and records within the framework of medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulations.

    Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • i. 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.
  • ii. Compile medical care and census data for statistical reports on diseases treated, surgery performed, or use of hospital beds in the hospital.
  • iii.Provide safety and security of medical records and information and ensure that confidentiality is maintained in within and without the hospital.
  • iv. Review patients' medical records and information for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with regulations in the hospital.
  • v. 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.
  • vi. Identify, compile, abstract, and code patients' data, using standard classification systems in the hospital.
  • vii.Release patients' records and information for use by the relevant persons or agencies in the hospital
  • according to the established regulations.
  • viii.Train medical records and information staff in the hospital in order to improve their performance and productivity in the hospital.
  • ix. 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.
  • x. Provide research and training on health records and information management in the hospital.
  • xi. Mentor and guide junior staff and students in the health records and information management unit of the hospital.

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • i. Diploma or a Bachelors' degree in Health Records and Information Management from a recognized institution.
  • ii. Higher Diploma in Health Records and Information Management is an added advantage.
  • iii.Registration with the relevant professional body.
  • iv. Valid Practice License.
  • v. Proficiency in computer applications.
  • vi. Knowledge of relevant legislations.
  • vii.Knowledge of professional standards.
  • Proven track record of research and training in a reputable institution.
  • At least two years working experience as a Health Records & Information Officer in a reputable health facility.

    Soft Skills Required

  • i. Organizational skills
  • ii. Communication skills
  • iii.Observation skills
  • iv. Analytical skills
  • v. Compassionate
  • vi. Team player
  • vii.Ability to work under pressure

    For more information and application details see;KUTRRH Health Records Information Officer Jobs in Kenya

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