HEALTH RECORDS AND NFORMATION JOB APRIL-MAY 2018

Health Records Information Officers at FHI 360 - 2 Positions

 

     Posted on: 25 April, 2018 Deadline: Not Specified

 

  FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology– creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges.

 

 FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

 

Temporary Health Records Information Officer

 

 

 

 

   Reports To: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

 

 Location: Samburu (1) & Turkana (1)

 

 BASIC FUNCTION:

 

 Working closely with the mentorship team in conjunction with the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and MDT Team Leader, the Health Records Information Officer will be responsible for mentoring health workers in various health facilities to maintain service registers, conducting regular data quality assessments activities, ensure accurate and timely facility reports and support facilities to run basic data analysis for decision making. S/he will be required to maintain confidentiality and integrity for the facility data as directed.

 

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

 Ensure facilities have standard data collection and reporting tools

 

  • Support facility based service providers to update health records and registers in line with national guidelines including the EMR
  • Verify data based on MOH defined service standards.
  • Support and mentor health workers on data utilization for decision making.
  • Responsible for ensuring data quality is maintained.
  • Support health workers in conducting regular data quality assurance.
  • Actively follow-up facilities to ensure that commonly agreed data management improvement plans are followed and monitored by all parties.
  • Provide basic data summaries to facility as required from time to time.
  • Support facilities to maintain data confidentiality and security.
  • Support facilities to use data for decision making.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor from time to time.

 

 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS STANDARDS:

 

 Diploma in Statistics/Health Information Systems/Information Technology with at least 4 years work experience in data management systems and experience in use of MOH tools.

 

  • Experience in training is an added advantage.
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office Suite and word processing, databases, spreadsheets, including advanced skills in at least two of the following programs: SPSS, Epi Info, Stata. Good organizational, planning, interpersonal and communication skills

 

 This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

 

 Method of Application

 

Interested and qualified? Go to FHI360 NGO career website on fhi.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com to apply

 

Best of Luck.

 

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