O' Level Medical Records Assistant Job vacancy at Ministry of Health

Job Title:  Medical Records Assistant

Organisation: Ministry of Health

Name of Institution: Regional Referral Hospitals

Duty Station: Hoima, Uganda

Reports to: Assistant Medical Records Officer

Reference: HRM 72/173/05/RH

About HSC:

The Ministry of Health has the Government’s mandate to fulfill the health obligations. The Health Service Commission was a creation of the 1995 Constitution. Its establishment was a recognition of the protracted efforts of Health professionals to have a specialized appointing Commission which could be sensitive to their cause and professionally tackle the peculiarities and unique issues inherent in the Health Service.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Manages and accounts for financial and other resources.
  • The incumbent will register in and out-patients.
  • Keeps records ad information on patients.
  • Prepares patients and takes them to Clinics/Wards.
  • Updates and maintains the bed bureau with records/information.
  • Retrieves files for Clinicians and Researchers.
  • Adhere to the Code of Conduct and Ethics.
  • Actively participates in research activities.
  • Imparts knowledge and skills to Staff.
  • Compiles and submits reports to Medical Officers/Clinical Officers.
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The Medical Records Assistant should hold an ‘O’ Level Certificate with at least four (4) credit passes including English language; or ‘A’ Level Certificate with at least one principal pass.
  • Certificate in Medical Records or its equivalent.
  • Hold a Certificate in computer training.

How to Apply for the job: 

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should strictly adhere to the following requirements to avoid disqualification:

  1. Complete all parts of the application form (PSF 3, Revised 2008), download here, and submit three (3) copies for each post in case more than one job is applied for.
  2. On each application form the following must be attached;
  3. It is emphasized that:
  • Recent and original copies of the passport size photographs.
  • Copies of the academic and professional certificates.
  • Copies of letters of appointment, plus confirmation letters as it may apply.
  • Copies of Registration Certificates and valid Practicing Licenses for Health Workers who are required by law to register with the relevant Professional Councils.

All applications should bear the name of the Institution, title of the post and its reference number. (check at top of advert)

Applicants must state clearly on the application forms their contact addresses and telephone numbers.

Applicants who are Serving Officers must route their applications through their Heads of Department, who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay. Head of Department refers to the Head of the respective Institution of the Applicant.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to bring their original certificates unlaminated at the interview. Candidates who will present forged certificates are to be handed over to the Police for appropriate action.

Deadline: 28th November, 2014

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