Medical Records Officers Vacancies at Association for Reproductive and Family Health

On 11/Oct/2018 / In NGO Jobs

Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) is one of the leading Nigerian Non-Governmental Organizations implementing programs for improving Reproductive Health and Family planning (RH/FP), Care and Treatment of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria etc. We offer professional opportunities for career advancement, good working environment and competitive remuneration.
 
Position: Medical Records Officer
 
Location: Ibadan, Oyo
 
Job Responsibilities
* Creates new medical records and retrieves existing medical records by gathering appropriate record folders and contents; assigning and recording new record numbers; verifying existing record numbers; inputting and recording locations to computer; delivering records.
* Gathers patient information by collecting demographic information from a variety of sources; interacting with registration areas and physicians’ offices; retrieving information from automated printer.
* Maintains master patient index by completing assigned portion of daily audit trail; corrects and communicates problems according to established procedures.
* Initiates the medical record by creating and processing the patient care record folder. Manually & Electronically
* Maintains record availability by processing charts into the department; using chart mark-off procedures; facilitating chart location activities.
* Retrieves medical records by following chart-out procedures; documenting reasons charts cannot be retrieved for statistical and follow-up purposes.
* Delivers charts to assigned areas of the hospital by following established routing procedures.
* Keeps health care providers informed by communicating availability or unavailability of the record.
* Maintains quality results by following hospital standards.
* Maintains continuity of work operations by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
* Maintains patient confidence by keeping patient records information confidential.
* Serves and protects the hospital community by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and jcaho standards.
* Enhances medical records and hospital reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
 
Qualifications
* Minimum of National Diploma in Heath Information or Computer Science with at least 2 years of working experience. The applicant must also possess the following skills:
* Computer literacy, Time Management, Organization, Attention to Detail, Quality Focus, Professionalism, Productivity, Thoroughness, Coordination, Deadline-Oriented, Internal Communications, Reporting Skills.
 
Application Deadline: 
22nd October, 2018
 
Method of Application
And also send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and other credentials with a Cover Letter (MS Word document) explaining suitability for the job to: programs@arfh-ng.org 
 
Note
* Please indicate the title of post applied for in the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
* Applicants are advised to provide functional e-mail/mobile phone numbers on the application letter as well as three professional referees. Please provide functional e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of the referees.
* Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ARFH has a Child Safeguarding policy in place and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
 

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