Medical Records Officer job at Lifelink Medical Centre

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Lifelink Medical Centre

Lifelink Medical Centre

Job Description

Job Category:
health-medicine-jobs-in-uganda
Job Location:
Kampala
Education Level:

Job Details

JOB TITLE: Medical Records Officer

DEPARTMENT: Records

REPORTS TO: HOD Doctors

INTERFACES WITH: Administrator

JOB PURPOSE

Responsible and accountable for the maintenance of health records in AMS, helping conduct document audits, gathering and filing patient information.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

• Minimum of Diploma in Records Management, Medical Records Management or Library and Information Systems from a recognized institution

• Minimum of 1 year work experience in a medical facility,

• Experience using computers and data entry software

• Excellent Verbal and Written Skills,

• Basic Computer skills,

• Good typing and data entry skills,

• Familiarity with medical terminology

CORE COMPETENCIES

• Excellent organizational skills

• Ability to perform well under minimum supervision

• Excellent interpersonal skills using the team work concept

• Attention to detail to ensure accuracy

• Ability to recognize information inconsistencies and take appropriate action to resolve.

• Detail oriented

• Good time management skills

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The post holder is required to:-

• Transfer paper-based patient records to an electronic system (Alliance Management System-AMS).

• Ensure that the medical records are organized, accurate and complete

• Safeguard patient records and ensuring that everyone complies with the set hospital standards and ensuring confidentiality of all medical records information.

• Ensure use of clinical coding to record illnesses and treatments on patient records (ICD10).

• Manage index of patients by auditing, correcting and communicating any discrepancies and inaccuracies to the appropriate staff. (Doctors and specialists complete their notes in AMS)

• Book patient appointments and remind patients (IPD) of the scheduled appointments.

• File loose documentation generated from outside and inside Lifelink such as Lab reports, Radiology results, Medical reports, Medication administration records etc.

• Accept ownership and responsibility for all actions, tasks and requests to enhance medical records management and hospital compliance and reputation.

• Carry out any other duties as assigned

REPORTS

• Daily Patient Notes Audit Report

• Daily Attendance per clinic

• Daily Duplicate Postings/ wrong activations Report

• Daily Appointments update

• AMS common challenges encountered Weekly

• Staff AMS training needs.

Application Process

Interested and Qualified, Send your cover letter, CV and Academic documents to jobs@lifelinkug.com by Sunday 18th December 2022

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@lifelinkug.com

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