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Job Title: MEDICAL RECORDS OFFICER

Sector: MEDICAL/NURSING/PHARMCEUTICAL/ HEALTH CARE

Location: NORTH CENTRAL -CUREPE,MT HOPE,SAN JUAN

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Job Type: Temporary / Contract

Job description:

VACANCY

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the following position at the North-Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA):

 

MEDICAL RECORDS OFFICER

The incumbent will be responsible for supervising the functions within the department to ensure that it operates in an effective and efficient manner in accordance with the established policies and procedures to provide optimum patient care services.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the maintenance of the highest level of confidentiality with regard to patients’ medical and sociological information.
  • Assists in maintaining efficient medical record keeping standards.
  • Checks, controls, and maintains records of the master patient indices
  • Verifies the diagnostic index with coded diseases, conditions and surgical procedures and coding of patient’s diagnosis and operations using ICD-10-CM.
  • Supervises the coding and release of medico-legal information.
  • Supervise the Filing Room and In/Out Patient activities.
  • Ensures the timely preparation and completion of discharge summaries for the burial of homeless and unclaimed bodies.
  • Supervises the completion of statistical data for accuracy.
  • Ensures that the Authority’s and department’s policies and procedures are maintained.
  • Prepares comprehensive and confidential reports.
  • Prepares duty rosters for shift staff to ensure the effective continuity of service delivery.
  • Provides orientation for all new staff assigned to the department.
  • Assigns and supervises daily duties to all assigned staff as necessary to optimise service delivery.
  • Handles departmental queries and solves same within the established timeframes.
  • Coordinates medical records activities with other patient care areas/departments within the Institution.
  • Assists the organisational relationship with conducting regular on-the-job training for the staff.
  • Participates in activities relating to Quality Assurance and Utilisation Review.
  • Performs related duties as directed by the organisational relationship..

Minimum Qualifications, Training and Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree in Health Information Management or a related discipline.
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in a Medical Records department.
  • Certificate in a Supervisory Management will be an asset.
  • Experience in the Public Service will be an asset.
  • Certification in Microsoft Office.
  • Any equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered

* Certificates acquired at foreign universities MUST be supported by certified transcripts as well as evidence that the completed programme is accredited in Trinidad and Tobago

Applications must be submitted along with Curriculum Vitae by

September 11, 2018 to:

Office of the General Manager, Human Resources

North-Central Regional Health Authority

Building #39, Third Floor

Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex

Champs Fleurs

OR

E-mail: employment@ncrha.co.tt

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