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Chief Records and Information Manager Job in Kenya

Kenyatta University is in the process of opening a new state of the art Hospital - Kenyatta University Hospital (KUH) in line with the University Strategic Plan and the Government Vision 2030 Development Plan.

The Hospital aspires to meet the health needs of all Kenyans as well as regional and global citizens. The hospital will also offer training of highly skilled medical personnel while carrying out biomedical research. 

To this end the University seeks to employ a highly qualified and self-driven person to the following position:
 

Chief Records and Information Manager

Reporting to the Director-Clinical Services, the Chief Health Records & Information Management Officer will coordinate and provide health records & information management services, advice and training at the KUH.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan for all health records & information management services and resources in the health records & information management department of the hospital, participate in and contribute to its overall strategic planning
  • Ensure and coordinate the implementation of the hospital strategic plan in the health records & information management department within the framework of the vision, mission and culture/philosophy of the hospital and other national and international healthcare and frameworks
  • Chair health records & information management department services and training matters in the hospital and act as its contact person
  • Ensure that health records & information management department of the hospital has all human and non-human resources required to offer health records & information management services, research and training in the hospital
  • Participate in the recruitment and disciplinary action and processes of health records and information management staff in the hospital
  • Coordinate and provide health records & information management services and service delivery in the health records and information management department of the hospital ensuring that they meet the expected standards of quality, quantity and compliance
  • Supervise health records & information management staff together with their services, in the department of the hospital to ensure that they offer timely services within the expected standards of quantity and quantity complying with the established ethics and regulations
  • Ensure and coordinate continuous training and development of health records & information management staff for their effective and efficient performance and productivity
  • Coordinate and provide health records & information management research and training within the hospital
  • Offer health records & information management services advice to the hospital executive and other sections/departments and the general public in the appropriate media
  • Monitor and evaluate progress and achievement of the health records and information management department and services, research and training programs in the hospital, prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors in Health records & information management or related degree from a recognised institution
  • Masters in Health records & information management or related degree from a recognised institution
  • At least three (3) years’ working experience as a Senior Health Records & Information Management Officer, two (2) of which should be Head of Department in a reputable hospital.
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations
  • Knowledge of professional standards
  • Proven track record of Laboratory research and training in a reputable institution
Additional Skills / Requirements
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms of Service: The terms for the above position includes a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.

The applicants should provide full details of educational and professional qualification, work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address.

Copies of certificates and testimonials should also be enclosed giving the names and addresses of three (3) referees who are conversant with the applicant’s competence in area of specialization.
 
Applicants and Referees should write directly to:
 
Vice-Chancellor
Kenyatta University
P. O. Box 43844 – 00100
Nairobi

Applications and letters from the referees should be received not later than, 1st November 2016.

Kenyatta University is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

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