The Medical Records Officer will be expected to carry out, but will not be restricted to, the following duties:
Gather patient demographic and personal information.
Issue medical files to persons and agencies according to laws and regulations.
Help with departmental audits and investigations.
Distribute medical charts to the appropriate departments of the hospital.
Maintain quality and accurate records by following hospital procedures.
Ensure patient charts, paperwork and reports are completed in an accurate and timely manner.
Make sure all medical records are protected and kept confidential.
File all patients' medical records and information.
Supply the nursing department with the appropriate documents and forms.
Complete clerical duties including answering phones, responding to emails, and processing patient admission and discharge records.
Maintains master patient index by completing assigned portion of daily audit trail; corrects and communicates problems according to established procedures.
Delivers charts to assigned areas of the hospital by following established routing procedures.
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.
Any other duties assigned by the Hospital Administration.
Relevant certification from a higher institution of learning.
Registration with the Health Records Officers Registration Board.
Candidates must be resident in Abuja or show evidence that they are familiar with Abuja environment.