JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
*Protect the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained.
*Organize and manage patients' health information data.
*Ensure paperwork is properly filled out.
*Verify accuracy and accessibility of files.
*Ensure all files are secure.
*Communicate with physicians and other healthcare professionals to clarify diagnoses or to obtain additional information.
*Maintain electronic health records (EHR) databases.
*Analyze electronic data.
*Maintain data on patient safety, patterns of disease, and disease treatment and outcome.
*Improve upon EHR software usability.
*Develop and maintain health information networks.
*Codify patients' medical information for reimbursement purposes.
*Assign a code to each diagnosis and procedure by using classification systems software.
*Specialize in cancer registry.
*Maintain facility, regional, and national databases of cancer patients.
*Review patient records and pathology reports and assign codes for the diagnosis and treatment of different cancers and selected benign tumors.
*Conduct annual follow-ups to track treatment, survival, and recovery.
*Calculate survivor rates.
*Identify potential participants for clinical drug trials.
*Locate geographic areas with high incidences of certain cancers.
*Review records for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with regulations.
*Retrieve patient medical records for physicians, technicians, or other medical personnel.
*Enter data, such as demographic characteristics, history and extent of disease, diagnostic procedures, or treatment into computer.
*Release information to persons or agencies according to regulations.
*Compile and maintain patients' medical records to document condition and treatment and to provide data for research or cost control and care improvement efforts.
*Process and prepare business or government forms.
*Plan, develop, maintain, or operate a variety of health record indexes or storage and retrieval systems to collect, classify, store, or analyze information.*Process patient admission or discharge documents.
*Assign the patient to diagnosis-related groups (DRGs), using appropriate computer software.
*Transcribe medical reports.
*Identify, compile, abstract, and code patient data, using standard classification systems.
*Resolve or clarify codes or diagnoses with conflicting, missing, or unclear information by consulting with doctors or others or by participating in the coding team's regular meetings.
*Compile medical care and census data for statistical reports on diseases treated, surgery performed, or use of hospital beds.
*Post medical insurance billings.
*Train medical records staff.
*Prepare statistical reports, narrative reports, or graphic presentations of information, such as tumor registry data for use by hospital staff, researchers, or other users.
*Manage the department or supervise clerical workers, directing or controlling activities of personnel in the medical records department.
*Develop in-service educational materials.
*Consult classification manuals to locate information about disease processes.
*Maintains medical records operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
*Initiates medical record by searching master patient index; identifying existing patient records or need to assign a new number; interacting with registration areas and physicians' offices for information verification; processing or creating the record folder.
*Ensures medical record availability by routing records to admissions and emergency departments, physicians, and other authorized hospital staff; maintaining chart location systems.
*Completes medical record by reviewing information; notifying health care providers of record deficiencies; tracking outstanding records; notifying medical director of physicians in jeopardy of losing admitting privileges.
*Resolves medical record discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
*Maintains historical reference by abstracting and coding clinical data, such as diseases, operations, procedures, and therapies, using standard classification systems; filing documents.
*Prepares statistical reports by collecting and summarizing medical care and census information, such as types of diseases treated, surgery performed, and use of hospital beds.
*Provides medical record information by answering questions and requests of patients, hospital staff, law firms, insurance companies, and government agencies.
*Maintains patient confidence and protects hospital operations by keeping information confidential; following release-of-information protocols.
*Maintains the stability and reputation of the hospital by complying with legal requirements.
*Keeps equipment operational by following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures.
*Conserves resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
*Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
*Medical Records Technician Skills and Qualifications:
*Time Management, Organization, Attention to Detail, Quality Focus, Professionalism, *Productivity, Documentation Skills, Written Communication, Data Entry Management, *Equipment Maintenance, Supply Management.
Minimum of OND/BSC
*Must be physically fit.
*Must have good communication Skills.
MODE OF APPLICATION
Interested applicant should forward their CV to the HR: hr.allianceresources @gmail.com or forward their Names, Phone Numbers and Qualifications to the message box or to the Number displayed on this Advert