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Health Officer

Vision

The Tuba Municipal Health Office envisions a committed health organization working as partners with customers, reponsive to all health needs and giving ultimate satisfaction to its customers.

Mission

It is our mission to provide maternal and child health care, medical, dental, nutrition, family planning, environmental and other services, laboratory and xray procedures and examination to all our clients/customers. It is our mission to sustain our health programs and activities through a responsive and supportive local Government Unit and strong interactive partnership.

 

AVAILING OF GENERAL MEDICAL CONSULTATION, TREATMENT OF MINOR CASES

Name of Office: TUB A RURAL HEALTH UNIT
Address: POBLACION, TUBA, BENGUET
Name of Head: DR. LORIGRACE B. AUSTRIA
Clients: ALL CONSTITUENTS – ADULT & CHILDREN
Requirements: OFFICIAL RECEIPT, ID CARDS (SENIOR CITIZENS, PHILHEALTH OPB, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, SOLO PARENTS) ECCD CARD (FOR CHILDREN)
Schedule & Time of Availability of Service: Monday & Tuesday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM;
Fees: CONSULTATION FEE = P55.00/HEAD
Total Processing Time:

STEP APPLICANT/CLIENT/PATIENT OFFICE ACTIVITY RESPONSE
TIME
PERSON-IN-CHARGE
1 Proceed to admission area/desk at the RHU lobby Registration 1 minute Midwife
4 Pay corresponding fee Issue O.R. Collection Clerk
5 Wait for your name to be called at the waiting area Records/file retrieval at the records section 10 minutes Midwives, Nurses, other RHU staff
6 When name is called, proceed to vital signs area inside the RHU Patient interview 5 minutes Midwife
7 Remain at the vital signs area Taking of vital signs 10 minutes Midwife
8 Wait for your name to be called at the waiting area Data completion & que of patient records for consultation 15 minutes Midwife
9 When name is called, proceed to consultation room Patient Examination and Assessment 10 minutes Physician
10*2 IF REQUIRED:
Proceed to the laboratory (when needed)
Proceed to the x-ray room
Proceed to the examination
Proceed to treatment room
Proceed to nutrition counseling room
Proceed to dental room
Proceed to Dispensary/Pharmacy to get medicines
Performance of laboratory tests 10 minutes Medical Technologist
17 Receives medicines and sign logbook Assist client, copy O.R. number, get back patient’s records 1 minute Nurse/Midwife

 

MEDICAL CONSULTATION & AVAILMENT OF ANTI-TB DRUGS (include for Tuba residents)

Name of Office: TUB A RURAL HEALTH UNIT
Address: POBLACION, TUBA, BENGUET
Name of Head: DR. LORIGRACE B. AUSTRIA
Clients: ALL TB PATIENTS
Requirements: OFFICIAL RECEIPT, ID CARDS TO AVAIL OF FREE SERVICES (SENIOR CITIZENS, PHILHEALTH OPB, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, SOLO PARENTS), results of sputum examination, REFERRAL FORM IF ANY ECCD CARD (FOR CHILDREN)
Schedule & Time of Availability of Service: Monday & Tuesday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM; ADMISSION CUT OFF TIME: 11:00 AM; 2PM
Fees: CONSULTATION FEE = P55.00/HEAD
Total Processing Time:

STEP APPLICANT/CLIENT/PATIENT OFFICE ACTIVITY RESPONSE
TIME
PERSON-IN-CHARGE
1 Proceed to admission area/desk at the RHU lobby Registration 1 minute Midwife
3 Pay corresponding fee at the collection clerk/treasurer’s desk Collection of user’s fees 5 minutes Collection Clerk
3 Pay corresponding fee at the collection clerk/treasurer’s desk Collection of user’s fees 5 minutes Collection Clerk
5 Wait for your name to be called at the waiting area Records/file retrieval at the records section 10 minutes Midwives, Nurses, other RHU staff
6 When name is called, proceed to vital signs area inside the RHU Patient interview 5 minutes Midwife
7 Remain at the vital signs area Taking of vital signs 10 minutes Midwife
8 Wait for your name to be called at the waiting area Data completion & que patient records for consultation 15 minutes Midwife
9 When name is called, proceed to consultation room Patient Examination and Assessment 10 minutes Physician
10*2 Proceed to the laboratory for “spot” sputum examination Performance of sputum examination; provision of 1 more sputum cup for early morning sputum specimen 20 minutes Medical Technologist
11 Exit, return on the following day to submit early morning & 2nd “spot” sputum specimen; return for results of sputum examination as scheduled Entertain Next Client Nurse/Midwife
12 If results of 3 sputum specimens are already available, proceed immediately to consultation room Patient examination, assessment, prescription of anti-TB medicines 10 minutes Physician
13 Proceed to RHU Dispensary/Pharmacy to get anti- TB medicines Dispense Prescribed medicines by physician 5 minutes Nurse/ Midwife
14 Sign Dispensed to User Logbook in the pharmacy Assist client, copy O.R. number, get back patient’s records 1 minute Nurse/ Midwife
15 Exit, return on the scheduled follow up check up Entertain Next Client Nurse/ Midwife

 

AVAILING OF ANTI-LEPROSY MEDICINES

Name of Office: TUB A RURAL HEALTH UNIT
Address: POBLACION, TUBA, BENGUET
Name of Head: DR. LORIGRACE B. AUSTRIA
Clients: ALL PATIENTS with LEPROSY
Requirements: OFFICIAL RECEIPT, ID CARDS TO AVAIL OF FREE SERVICES (SENIOR CITIZENS, PHILHEALTH OPB, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, SOLO PARENTS), LABORATORY RESULTS PERTAINING TO LEPROSY, REFERRAL FORM IF ANY ECCD CARD (FOR CHILDREN)
Schedule & Time of Availability of Service: Monday & Tuesday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM; ADMISSION CUT OFF TIME: 11:00 AM & 2PM
Fees: CONSULTATION FEE = P55.00/HEAD
Total Processing Time: 70 minutes (1 hour & 10 minutes)

STEP APPLICANT/CLIENT/PATIENT OFFICE ACTIVITY RESPONSE
TIME
PERSON-IN-CHARGE
1 Proceed to admission area/desk at the RHU lobby Registration 1 minute Midwife
2 Write name, age, sex, address, name of household head (usually father) on the Medical registration logbook Assist clients as they arrive 3 minutes Midwife
3 Proceed to collection clerk/treasurer’s desk or office Collection of user’s fees 5 minutes Collection Clerk
4 Pay the corresponding consultation fee Issue Official Receipt to client 5 minutes Collection Clerk
5 Wait for your name to be called at the waiting area Records/file retrieval at the records section 10 minutes Midwives, Nurses, other RHU staff
6 When name is called, proceed to vital signs area inside the RHU Patient interview 5 minutes Midwife
7 Remain at the vital signs area Taking of vital signs 10 minutes Midwife
8 Wait for your name to be called at the waiting area Data completion & que patient records for consultation 15 minutes Midwife
9 When name is called, proceed to consultation room Patient Examination and Assessment 10 minutes Physician
10 Proceed to RHU Dispensary/Pharmacy to get anti- leprosy medicines Dispense Prescribed medicines by physician 5 minutes Nurse/ Midwife
11 Sign Dispensed to User Logbook in the pharmacy Assist client, copy O.R. number, get back patient’s records 1 minute Nurse/ Midwife
12 Exit, return on the scheduled follow up check up Entertain Next Client Nurse/ Midwife

 

AVAILING OF MATERNAL CARE SERVICES

Service Description: PRENATAL CHECK UP
Name of Office: TUB A RURAL HEALTH UNIT
Address: POBLACION, TUBA, BENGUET
Name of Head: DR. LORIGRACE B. AUSTRIA
Clients: ALL PREGNANT WOMEN
Requirements: OFFICIAL RECEIPT, HOME BASED MEDICAL RECORD (PINK CARD), ID CARDS TO AVAIL OF FREE SERVICES (SENIOR CITIZENS, PHILHEALTH OPB, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, SOLO PARENTS), results of PREGNANCY TEST, ROUTINE URINALYSIS
Schedule & Time of Availability of Service: Monday & Tuesday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM; ADMISSION CUT OFF TIME: 11:00 AM & 2PM
Fees: CONSULTATION FEE = P55.00/HEAD
Total Processing Time: 90 minutes (1 hour & 30 minutes)

STEP APPLICANT/CLIENT/PATIENT OFFICE ACTIVITY RESPONSE
TIME
PERSON-IN-CHARGE
1 Proceed to admission area/desk at the RHU lobby Registration 1 minute Midwife
4 Pay the corresponding consultation fee Issue Official Receipt to client 5 minutes Collection Clerk
5 Wait for your name to be called at the waiting area Records/file retrieval at the records section 10 minutes Midwives, Nurses, other RHU staff
6 When name is called, proceed to vital signs area inside the RHU Patient interview 5 minutes Midwife
7 Remain at the vital signs area Taking of vital signs, recording in pink card 10 minutes Midwife
8 Wait for your name to be called at the waiting area Data completion & que of patient records for consultation 15 minutes Midwife
9 When name is called, proceed to consultation room Patient Examination and Assessment 10 minutes Physician
10*2 Proceed to the laboratory for routine urinalysis/pregnancy test Performance of urinalysis/pregnancy test 15 minutes Medical Technologist
11 Return with results to consultation room Further evaluation & management 5 minutes Physician
12 Proceed to RHU Dispensary/Pharmacy to get medicines, vitamins Dispense Prescribed medicines by physician 5 minutes Nurse/ Midwife
14 Sign Dispensed to User Logbook in the pharmacy Assist client, copy O.R. number, get back patient’s records 1 minute Nurse/ Midwife
15 Exit, return on the scheduled follow up check up Entertain Next Client Nurse/ Midwife

 

DENTAL SERVICES (Tooth extraction and examination only)

Service Description: AVAILING OF OUTPATIENT CONSULTATION FOR DENTAL CASES
Name of Office: TUB A RURAL HEALTH UNIT
Address: POBLACION, TUBA, BENGUET
Name of Head: DR. JANE S. BAY-AN
Clients: ALL CONSTITUENTS
Requirements: OFFICIAL RECEIPT, ID CARDS (SENIOR CITIZENS, PHILHEALTH OPB, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, SOLO PARENTS)
Schedule & Time of Availability of Service: Monday & Tuesday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM;
Fees: TOOTH EXTRACTION FEE = P55.00/TOOTH
Total Processing Time: 80 minutes (1 hour & 20 minutes) to 90 minutes (1 hours & 30 minutes)

STEP APPLICANT/CLIENT/PATIENT OFFICE ACTIVITY RESPONSE
TIME
PERSON-IN-CHARGE
1 Proceed to admission table/desk Registration 1 minute Midwife
2 Write name, age, sex, address, name of household head (usually father) on the Dental registration logbook Assist clients as they arrive 3 minutes Midwife
3 Proceed to collection clerk/treasurer’s desk or office Collection of user’s fees 5 minutes Collection Clerk
4 Pay the corresponding dental fee Issue Official Receipt to client 5 minutes Collection Clerk
5 Wait for your name to be called at the waiting area Records/file retrieval at the records section for dental patients 10 minutes Midwives, Nurses, other RHU staff
6 When name is called, proceed to the vital sign area Patient interview 5 minutes Midwife
7 Remain at the vital signs area Taking of vital signs 10 minutes Midwife
8 Wait for your name to be called at the waiting area Data completion, filling of patient records 15 minutes Midwife
9 When name is called, proceed to dental room Oral Examination & performance of oral procedures 20 minutes Dentist
10*2 Proceed to the consultation room Physical examination & assessment 10 minutes Medical Technologist
11 Proceed to RHU Dispensary/Pharmacy Dispense medicines Prescribed by the dentist 5 minutes Nurse/ Midwife
17 Sign Dispensed to User Logbook in the pharmacy Assist client, copy O.R. number, get patient’s records 1 minute Nurse/ Midwife
18 Exit Entertain Next Client Nurse/ Midwife

 

ISSUANCE OF SANITARY PERMITS AND HEALTH CARDS

Name of Office: TUB A RURAL HEALTH UNIT
Address: POBLACION, TUBA, BENGUET
Name of Head: DR. LORIGRACE B. AUSTRIA
Clients: ALL CONSTITUENTS
Requirements: OFFICIAL RECEIPT, LABORATORY RESULTS (URINE, STOOL, HEP B), APPLICATION FOR BUSINESS PERMIT
Schedule & Time of Availability of Service: MONDAY TO FRIDAY 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Fees:

SANITARY INSPECTION FEE,- P60.00
HEALTH CERTIFICATE FEE – P30.00
HEPA – P110.00
STOOL –
SPUTUM

Total Processing Time: 75 minutes (1 hour & 15 minutes)

STEP APPLICANT/CLIENT/PATIENT OFFICE ACTIVITY RESPONSE
TIME
PERSON-IN-CHARGE
1 Proceed to Sanitary Inspector’s desk Pre-assessment of requirements 5 minutes Sanitary Inspector
3 Pay the corresponding user’s fees Issue Official Receipt to client 10 minutes Collection Clerk
4 Proceed to the laboratory for Hep B test, submit urine & stool Performance of laboratory tests 30 minutes Medical Technologist
5 Wait for results at the waiting area Recording of laboratory Results 10 minutes Medical Technologist
6 When called, Proceed to the Sanitary Inspector’s Desk Preparation & recording of Sanitary Permit & Health Card 10 minutes Sanitary Inspector
7 Proceed to Consultation Room Assessment, Signing & Issuance of Sanitary Permit & Health Certificate/Card 5 minutes Municipal Health Officer
8 Exit Advice client to go to other offices concerned Municipal Health Officer

 

ISSUANCE OF MEDICAL CERTIFICATE

Name of Office: TUB A RURAL HEALTH UNIT
Address: POBLACION, TUBA, BENGUET
Name of Head: DR. LORIGRACE B. AUSTRIA
Clients: ALL CONSTITUENTS
Requirements: OFFICIAL RECEIPT, LABORATORY RESULTS (CBC, URINALYSIS), Form 86 (Dep. Ed staff), School forms (students)
Schedule & Time of Availability of Service: MONDAY TO FRIDAY FROM 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Fees: MEDICAL CERTIFICATE FEE = P30.00/HEAD
Total Processing Time: 70 minutes (1 hour & 10 minutes)

STEP APPLICANT/CLIENT/PATIENT OFFICE ACTIVITY RESPONSE
TIME
PERSON-IN-CHARGE
1 Proceed to admission table/desk at the RHU lobby Registration 1 minute Midwife
2 Write name, age, sex, address, name of household head (usually father) on the Medical registration logbook Assist clients as they arrive 3 minutes Midwife
3 Tell purpose to person in charge, show forms Pre-assessment of requirements 6 minutes Midwife
4 Proceed to collection clerk/treasurer’s desk or office Collection of user’s fees 5 minutes Collection Clerk
5 Pay the corresponding user’s fees (medical certificate, laboratory tests) Issue Official Receipt to client 5 minutes Collection Clerk
6 Proceed to vital signs area Taking & recording of vital signs 10 minutes Midwife
7 Proceed to the laboratory Performance of Laboratory tests 20 minutes Medical Technologist
8 Wait for your name to be called at the waiting area Data completion, recording & submission of results to physician 10 minutes Medical Technologist
9 When name is called, proceed to consultation area Patient Examination and Assessment; Issuance & signing of medical certificate 10 minutes Physician
10 Exit Entertain Next Client Nurse/Midwife

 

LABORATORY TESTS

Service Description: AVAILING LABORATORY EXAMINATION
Name of Office: TUB A RURAL HEALTH UNIT
Address: POBLACION, TUBA, BENGUET
Name of Head: DR. LORIGRACE B. AUSTRIA
Clients: ALL CONSTITUENTS
Requirements: OFFICIAL RECEIPT, LABORATORY REQUEST
Schedule & Time of Availability of Service: MONDAY TO FRIDAY FROM 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Fees: LABORATORY FEE = SPECIFIC FOR EACH TEST
Total Processing Time: 55 minutes

STEP APPLICANT/CLIENT/PATIENT OFFICE ACTIVITY RESPONSE
TIME
PERSON-IN-CHARGE
1 Proceed to collection clerk/treasurer’s desk or office Collection of user’s fees 5 minutes Collection Clerk
2 Pay the corresponding laboratory fee Issue Official Receipt to client 5 minutes Collection Clerk
3 Proceed to the laboratory with your physician’s request as stated in your record Performance of laboratory test 30 minutes Medical Technologist
4 Wait for your name to be called at the waiting area Recording of laboratory results 10 minutes Medical Technologist
5 When called, proceed to laboratory for official results Issuance of laboratory results 5 minutes Medical Technologist
6 Follow steps for other procedures according to your purpose i.e. securing medical certificate, outpatient consultation, sanitary permit, health certificate etc

 

AVAILING OF IMMUNIZATION SERVICE

Service Description: Children age 0-12 years old; vaccines given BCG, Hepa B, 3 doses), DPT ( 3 doses) anti-measles , oral polio,
Name of Office: TUB A RURAL HEALTH UNIT
Address: POBLACION, TUBA, BENGUET
Name of Head: DR. LORIGRACE B. AUSTRIA
Clients: ALL CHILDREN AGES O – 12 MONTHS OLD
Requirements: CHILD'S ECCD CARD OR YELLOW CARD
Schedule & Time of Availability of Service: EVERY 2ND WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH FROM 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM RHU ONLY. SEPARATE SCHEDULE IN THE BARANGAYS
Fees: NONE
NOTE: replacement Fee of ________ charge in case of lost card.

Total Processing Time: 45 minutes

STEP APPLICANT/CLIENT/PATIENT OFFICE ACTIVITY RESPONSE
TIME
PERSON-IN-CHARGE
1 Proceed to admission table/desk at the RHU lobby Registration 2 minutes Midwife
3 Proceed to vital signs area inside the RHU for obtaining the child’s weight Taking of child’s height, weight, temperature etc. 15 minutes Midwife
5 Wait for your child’s turn to be immunized at the waiting area Conduct of vaccination; recording in ECCD card 10 minutes Midwife/Nurse
6 Retrieve your child’s ECCD Card Issuance of updated ECCD card 5 minutes Midwife

 

AVAILING OF TETANUS TOXOID INJECTION

Service Description: for further explanation, to include clients other than pregnant women, those having tetanus prone job
Name of Office: TUB A RURAL HEALTH UNIT
Address: POBLACION, TUBA, BENGUET
Name of Head: DR. LORIGRACE B. AUSTRIA
Clients: ALL PREGNANT WOMEN
Requirements: HOME BASED MEDICAL RECORD (HBMR) OR PINK CARD
Schedule & Time of Availability of Service: EVERY 2ND WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH FROM 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM, include schedules in the barangay
Fees: NONE
Note: Replacement fee of ______ will be charged to lost card

Total Processing Time: 30 minutes

STEP APPLICANT/CLIENT/PATIENT OFFICE ACTIVITY RESPONSE
TIME
PERSON-IN-CHARGE
1 Proceed to admission table/desk at the RHU lobby Registration 2 minutes Midwife
2 Proceed to vital signs area inside the RHU Taking of vital signs 10 minutes Midwife
3 Wait at the waiting area for your turn to be injected Conduct of injection; recording in HBMR card 10 minutes Midwife/Nurse
4 Retrieve your HBMR Card Issuance of updated HBMR card 5 minutes Midwife
5 Exit, return on next scheduled vaccination

 

AVAILING OF FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES DMPA, Pills, Condom, IUD, Counseling

Service Description: for further explanation

Name of Office: TUB A RURAL HEALTH UNIT

Address: POBLACION, TUBA, BENGUET

Name of Head: DR. LORIGRACE B. AUSTRIA

Clients: ALL WOMEN OF REPRODUCTIVE AGE (15-45 Y/O) WANTING TO USE A FAMILY PLANNING METHOD

Requirements: OFICIAL RECEIPT, FP CARD

Schedule & Time of Availability of Service: MONDAY TO FRIDAY FROM 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Fees: Attached Municipal Ordinance

Total Processing Time: 30 minutes to 55 minutes

STEP APPLICANT/CLIENT/PATIENT OFFICE ACTIVITY RESPONSE
TIME
PERSON-IN-CHARGE
1 Proceed to admission table/desk at the RHU lobby Registration 2 minutes Midwife
3 Proceed to collection clerk/treasurer’s desk or office Collection of user’s fees 5 minutes Collection Clerk
4 Pay the corresponding consultation fee (for new acceptors); for follow up FP, no consultation fee – proceed immediately to step (10, then to step 11 or 12 or 13) Issue Official Receipt to client 5 minutes Collection Clerk
5 Wait for your name to be called at the waiting area Records/file retrieval at the records section 10 minutes Midwives, Nurses, other RHU staff, student affiliates
6 When name is called, proceed to vital signs area inside the RHU Patient interview 5 minutes Midwife
7 Remain at the vital signs area Taking of vital signs 10 minutes Midwife
8 Wait at the waiting area for your name to be called Data completion & que of patient records for consultation 15 minutes Midwife
9 When name is called, proceed to consultation room Patient counseling, Examination and Assessment 15 minutes Physician
10 Pay FP user’s fee to the collection clerk Collection of user’s fee, issuance of official receipt 10 minutes Collection Clerk
11 Proceed to the treatment room, be seated to be injected (for DMPA users) Conduct of injection; recording 10 minutes Midwife/ Nurse
12 Proceed to FP room for IUD insertion (for IUD acceptors) IUD insertion 20 minutes Physician, trained Nurse/midwife
13 Proceed to RHU Pharmacy/dispensary (for pill & condom acceptors) Provision of pills or condom 5 minutes Nurse/Midwife

 

PRE-MARRIAGE COUNSELING ON FAMILY PLANNING

Service Description: ATTENDING PREMARRIAGE COUNSELING SEMINARS
Name of Office: TUB A RURAL HEALTH UNIT
Address: POBLACION, TUBA, BENGUET
Name of Head: DR. LORIGRACE B. AUSTRIA
Clients: ALL COUPLES CONTEMPLATING MARRIAGE
Requirements: ACCOMPLISHED APPLICATION FORM FOR PREMARRIAGE COUNSELING, COMPLETED FP COUNSELING QUESTIONNAIRE O.R.
Schedule & Time of Availability of Service: EVERY MONDAY & TUESDAY 8:00 AM – 12:00 NN
Fees: P110.00
Total Processing Time: 3 hours & 35 minutes

STEP APPLICANT/CLIENT/PATIENT OFFICE ACTIVITY RESPONSE
TIME
PERSON-IN-CHARGE
1 Present O.R. and fill up application form at the FP counseling room, RHU Assist clients 30 minutes PMC Coordinator
2 Attend PMC session Conduct of Family Planning Seminar 3 hours PMC Coordinator
3 Receive PMC Certificate
a) couples aged 18-24 shall proceed to the office of the Municipal Social Welfare Officer
b) Couples 25 and above shall proceed to MCR
Issuance of PMC Certificate 5 minutes PMC Coordinator

 

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