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Directorate: Health Information Management Department.

SALARY: R173 703 – R204 612 per annum, (plus benefits).


CENTRE: Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital.


REQUIREMENTS: Matric/Grade 12 certificate or equivalent. Computer literate (Ms. Word, Ms. Excel, Ms. PowerPoint, and the Internet). Sound Knowledge of health program strategies, priorities, data elements,s, and indicators will be an added advantage. Ability to work under pressure and be prepared to rotate within Health Information Management (HIM) Department. Knowledge of regulations and the legislative framework related to health information management and the ability to interpret them. Ability to handle tasks of multidisciplinary nature. Ability to liaise with internal-external stakeholders. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Good written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work independently and in a team. Ability to communicate well with people at different levels. Ability to organize and plan. Must be self-motivated. Knowledge of the Batho Pele Principles and Labour Relations processes. Applicants should be prepared to undergo Medicals surveillance as an inherent job requirement. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a competency test.


DUTIES: Capture data on the DHIS database and update Institutional Health Information Management (HIM) database. Conduct rapid data quality assessment on primary sources before capturing. Follow up any discrepancies with relevant service point/health care provider. Compile and submit routine reports. Complete and sign weekly summary forms for use in monthly reports. Assist in timely preparation and submission of required reports based on the Work Plan of the HIM unit. Source data from both electronic (HIS) and manuals system. Ensure that data is received regularly and follow-up on nonsubmission. Safekeeping or records. Maintain electronic and manual records of all data used for reporting. Ensure that the primary sources of data are available and ready for audit. Conduct rapid data quality on registers and ensure data quality improvement plans are developed and implemented to address poor data quality. Escalate poor quality data challenges to the supervisor. Perform any delegated tasks. Comply with Performance Management and Development System. Perform any other delegated tasks.


ENQUIRIES: Ms. R Letsoalo Tel No: (011) 933-8137.


APPLICATIONS: Should be posted to The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Private Bag X01, Pimville, 1808. No Hand Delivery, No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered.


NOTE: Applications must be submitted on a new Z83 form and must complete in full, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at  The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated CV that specifies the following: All experience indicating the position, institution, and respective dates (DD/MM/YY). Documents to be attached are ID documents, copies of qualification/s including matric and relevant council registration certificate, and proof of current registration (Where applicable). Relevant service certificates. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) – Verification (Reference checks- Provide at least 3 of which one must be immediate supervisor,(the Department shall reserve the right to conduct verification beyond names provided, where necessary); identity verification, qualifications verification, criminal record checks, credit/financial stability checks and employment verification). Persons in possession of a foreign qualification must furnish the Department with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right to not make an appointment/fill the post. The recommended candidate may be subjected to medical surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 5/1993. CHBAH reserves the right to utilize practical exercises/tests for Non-SMS positions during the recruitment process to determine the suitability of candidates for the post(s). CHBAH also reserves the right to cancel the filling of Vacancy or not to fill a vacancy that was advertised during any stage of the recruitment process. The Gauteng Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity; therefore, all the appointments will be made in accordance with the Employment Equity target of the department. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


CLOSING DATE: 30 July 2021.


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