Shining Hope for Communities Health Records and Information Officer (HRIO) - Jobs in Kenya

Shining Hope for Communities Health Records and Information Officer (HRIO) - Jobs in Kenya

Organizational Overview
Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) combats extreme poverty and gender inequity in Kenya by linking tuition-free schools for girls to a set of high-value, holistic community services for the urban poor. In our model, a girls’ school becomes a portal for large-scale social change.

Through a demand-driven approach to grassroots development, our model extends beyond the schools for girls, broadening outreach by providing communities with integrated basic services through three other initiatives: health, community empowerment, and clean water and sanitation.

Position Overview
To be responsible for maintaining patient records and statistics and responding to requests for medical records.

Location: Kibera, Mathare, Mukuru, and Bangladesh

Reports to: Clinic Manager/ Satellite Clinic Coordinator

Key Responsibilities and Job Dimensions
  • Provide quality and timely health information.
  • Ensure disclosure, confidentiality, security and exchange of health records and information.
  • Collect, compile and store health information data from the facility.
  • Process, examine and summarize the data into meaningful weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Conduct on – job training for other staff/mentorships in the facility.
  • Identify gaps and suggest ways of improving records and sharing of program data.
  • Design and review monitoring and evaluation tools used by the program sectors.
  • Convert hardcopy data into the system.
  • Interpret and disseminate data to relevant stakeholders.
  • Compile bio-data for patients.
  • Trouble shoot and
    maintain health systems.

    Academic Qualifications
  • Diploma or above in Medical Records Information Technology, preferably from KMTC.

    Other requirements (unique/job specific)
  • At least 2 years’ working experience in a busy health care facility,(experience in working with Hospital
  • Management Information System will be an added advantage).
  • Knowledge of SHOFCO policies and personal contribution to the realization of the program targets/plans.

    Functional Skills
  • Documenting facts
  • Interpreting data
  • Managing tasks
  • Producing output

    Behavioural Competencies/Attributes
  • Upholding standards
  • Team working
  • Establishing rapport
  • Following procedures

    How to apply
  • Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to quoting their current and expected salaries.
  • The Subject should clearly indicate the position being applied for.
  • Applications without this information will not be considered.
  • Shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    For more information and job application details, see; Shining Hope for Communities Health Records and Information Officer (HRIO) Jobs in Kenya

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