3 Fresher Records Officer Jobs – Mengo Hospital

Organization: Mengo Hospital
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Data Manager
About US:
Mengo Hospital was founded in 1897 in Kampala, and is the oldest
hospital in Uganda. It currently serves as an urban community hospital that
provides modern medical care. Mengo Hospital provides comprehensive care
including radiology, obstetrics, dentistry, orthopedics, and surgery.
Additionally, Mengo Hospital provides critical training and education to health
professionals through its various programs in midwifery and nursing, health
sciences, and laboratory technology. Mengo Hospital also has a dedicated
research and development team that works to find new solutions to health issues
in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Records
Officer will mainly be responsible for providing administrative support to the
Medical Records department/section in day to day operations pertaining to
release of patient information.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Tasked with the retrieval of patient’s
    files for scheduled appointments and their delivery throughout the
    hospital.
  • Collect cleared patient files from the
    wards / departments
  • Keenly review medical records for
    completeness
  • Assemble records into standard order, and
    file records to designated areas according to applicable numeric filing
    systems.
  • Update all files received from the ward
    into the records’ register.
  • The incumbent will also maintain the
    continuity of work within the records department by documenting and
    communicating with the line managers on irregularities and continuing
    needs.
  • The incumbent will quickly respond to
    requests for information from files in accordance with established
    policies and procedures
  • Tasked with utilizing the facility
    automated software system to enter medical data
  • Maintaining the confidentially of all
    medical records
  • Providing technical expertise in
    identifying potential issues pertaining to medical records
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a Bachelor’s Degree in Library and Information Systems or in Records and
    Archives Management from a recognized Institution. A Certificate in
    Medical Records is an added advantage
  • A minimum of three years of relevant
    working experience in the same position/role in a reputable organization
  • Computer skills and ability to use
    computerized Patient Administration Systems
  • Highly analytical, communication and
    interpersonal skills
  • Keen attention to detail
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their
application letters attached with a CV, copies of academic/training
certificates and testimonials, professional membership certificates indicating
three (3) referees and a reliable e-mail /telephone contact, addressed to:
Medical Director,
Mengo Hospital,
P.O. Box 7161, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 30th June 2017
by 5:00pm

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