Health Information Records Assistant

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Health Information Records Assistant

Description

Health Information Records Assistant, Mbarara, Uganda

Responsibilities:

Liaise with the different units in-charges of several service delivery points to ensure completeness of data on the patient files, the registers (ANC, Maternity, Post-natal, Exposed Infant Register, HCT register, Laboratory registers, SMC registers, Nutrition, TB registers, Pre-ART and ART registers, Family Planning Register, Child Register) are complete.
Working with different health unit's departments in ensuring that timely, accurate, complete and valid data is generated from the respective registers and is submitted to the DHO, EGPAF and MoH by verifying all data before submission. The data/reports pertains to: HIV Care & Treatment program, PMTCT including EID and TB and TB/HIV, HIV Counselling and Testing, Nutrition and Malaria
Receiving and dealing with enquiries and requests relating to data needs.

Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Bachelors degree in Population Studies/Demography, Statistics, Medical Records or other related field. Training in computer applications is an added advantage
At least 2 years of progressive professional experience working in data management
Practical experience in working with government of Uganda health information systems
Knowledge of medical records management procedures

 

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