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Medical Record Technician II


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The Dodoma Christian Medical Centre Trust (DCMC Trust) is a registered non-governmental organization with Christian values governed by The Board of Trustees. DCMC main offices are located in Ntyuka Village, Dodoma Tanzania. The mission of DCMC Trust is to provide accessible and sustainable quality health care through a Tanzanian comprehensive health system which encompasses community based prevention and primary, secondary and selected specialized and super-specialized care. Dodoma Christian Medical Center (DCMC) has served thousands of patients through its dental and medical clinics, managed dispensaries, and community health programs with a compassion and love of Jesus Christ in collaboration with other stake holders and in line with the Government policies.


DCMC Trust is an equal opportunity employer offering stable and professional working environment with competitive remuneration and benefits. DCMC invites qualified Tanzanians to fill in the following vacant positions:


Medical Record Technician II

Position Summary:
Under the direction of OPD incharge, the incumbent will be responsible for maintaining record of patient care by compiling, reviewing, and filing documentation of patient's condition, treatment, and health outcome.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Holder of Advanced Secondary School certificate with Health Records Technology Certificate from a recognized institution.
  • At least one year' experience in the same position from a reputable hospital


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Record personal details of the patients
  • Receive files for patients and collect files from the Wards
  • Update information on admissions, discharges and deaths
  • Receive and direct patients, visitors and patients relative coming to the hospital
  • Maintain medical records operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
  • Initiate medical record by searching master patient index; identifying existing patient records or need to assign a new number; interacting with registration areas and physicians' offices for information verification; processing or creating the record folder.
  • Ensure medical record availability by routing records to admissions and emergency departments, physicians, and other authorized hospital staff; maintaining chart location systems.
  • Complete medical record by reviewing information; notifying health care providers of record deficiencies; tracking outstanding records; notifying medical director of physicians in jeopardy of losing admitting privileges.
  • Resolve medical record discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
  • Maintain historical reference by abstracting and coding clinical data, such as diseases, operations, procedures, and therapies, using standard classification systems; filing documents.
  • Prepare statistical reports by collecting and summarizing medical care and census information, such as types of diseases treated, surgery performed, and use of hospital beds.
  • Maintain patient confidence and protect hospital operations by keeping information confidential; following release-of-information protocols.
  • Maintain the stability and reputation of the hospital by complying with legal requirements.
  • Keep equipment operational by following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures.
  • Assist disabled patients through the use of wheel chairs and stretchers



Apply to info@dcmct.or.tz
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Job Code: DCMC-HQ-06
Posted On: Wednesday, 11th April 2018
Closing On: Wednesday, 18th April 2018
Department: Medical
Shift: Mixed Shift
Location: Ntyuka - Dodoma
Hospital: Dodoma Christian Medical Center
Job Type: Contract
Education: Other Diploma/Certificate


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