13 Entry Level Data Jobs – Medical Records Officer – EMR at Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

Organisation: Makerere
University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Senior Data
Entry Specialist
Position Number: MUWRP/10/17
About US:
The Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a non-profit HIV
research program that was established in 2002 as a result of a memorandum of
understanding between Makerere University and The Henry M. Jackson foundation
for Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. of USA (HJF). The primary purpose of
MUWRP is to develop, evaluate and provide interventions to mitigate disease
threats of public health importance to Uganda.
Job Summary: The Medical
Records Officer – EMR will work closely with health unit staffs at MUWRP
supported health facilities to ensure continued entry of quality data in source
documents. The incumbent will help update registers, ART cards and other source
documents at the health units.
Key Duties and
  • Ensure HMIS tools are used correctly at
    all services points following MOH/PEPFAR standards.
  • Ensure that all registers are updated.
  • Capture Program data- PWP, LTFU, Hub data,
    OVC, SMC, Care and treatment data from static and outreach sites into the
    MUWRP electronic data bases
  • The incumbent will ensure compilation of
    facility HMIS/PEPFAR report.
  • Ensure that all data collected from
    community based activities is recorded in facility M&E tools.
  • Send real-time feedback and support to
    service points on accuracy, completeness and timeliness of data collected.
  • Enter Program data into electronic data
    bases to support data back and program tracking
  • Ensure that all medical records are
    archived as per SOPs.
  • Participate in preparations of quarterly
    data review meetings
  • Actively participate in CQI activities.
  • The incumbent will also document ANC, ART,
    TB, EID and SMC follow-up rates.
  • Ensure timely delivery of facility CRFs to
    the Data Management Centre.
  • Support facility to develop and implement
    SOPs for release of medical records and ensure confidentiality of all
    medical records.
  • Ensure availability and use of up-to-date
    HMIS tools and monitor stock levels
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Medical
    Records Officer – EMR job opportunity should hold a Diploma in Records
  • One year of experience in a health setting
    with knowledge of managing medical records data.
  • Computer applications knowledge is
  • Ability to work with people and work under
  • Willing to work and live in rural
  • Able to travel on water
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to communicate in English and
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should download the
application form, download here,
attach it together with application letters, CVs, Photocopies of academic
qualifications and three professional referees. The position number (Check top
of advert) and preferred location should clearly be stated in the application
Please send applications to:
The HR and Administration Manager,
Makerere University Walter Reed Project,
Plot 42 Nakasero Road.,
P.O. Box 16524 Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 29th May 2017
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