Medical Records Officer at Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH)

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.We seek applications from qualified persons for the position below in Ibadan, Oyo state:Job Title: Medical Records OfficerLocaion: Ibadan, Oyo stateJob ResponsibilitiesCreates 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 & ElectronicallyMaintains 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. 

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