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  • Posted: Sep 29, 2021
    Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
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    Centre for Health Solutions - Kenya (CHS) is a local, not-for-profit organisation. We understand the local context, make use of local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure we implement evidence-informed solutions and interventions to address existing and emerging public health concerns.
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    Health Records And Information Officer

    Job Description

    Reporting to the Facility In charge, the Health Records and Information Officer is responsible for providing support to the health facilities in medical documentation, data management, data analysis and reporting.

    Key Responsibilities:
    Documentation and Reporting

    1. Ensure availability of necessary data collection and reporting tools at the facility. This will include patient cards/files, registers, reporting tools, databases
    2. Maintain data security and confidentiality
    3. Guide the facility staff on effective data management especially on correct and complete documentation
    4. Ensure all required data summaries and facility reports are complete, accurate and timely
    5. Reporting for the facilities through DHIS
    6. Participate in data collection for program monitoring and research

    Data Quality Audits

    1. Review data prior to submission to DHRIO/ uploading into DHIS
    2. Scheduling and participating in facility data quality audits
    3. Cleaning EMR and DHIS data


    1. Ensure the facility EMR is up-to-date
    2. Perform regular back-up of EMRs

    Data utilisation

    1. Assist in compilation of ad-hoc or systematic data analysis, and share with the facility staff during MDT meetings
    2. Support innovative ways of data presentation to ensure maximum and timely utilisation

    Qualifications and Requirements

    1. Be in possession of at least a diploma in Health Records and Information from a recognized medical training college.
    2. Work experience as a HRIO at a health setting
    3. Work experience with EMRs at a health setting is an added advantage
    4. Should be self-motivated
    5. Should have good interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
    6. Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants are invited to email their applications and detailed CV with contact details of three referees to clearly indicating the subject title as, Health Records and Information Officer: CHSI/HRIO/02/2021 by 5.00 PM Friday, October 01, 2021.

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