Vacancy for Health Records Officer at DEDA Hospital, Lagos

Hospital Name:DEDA Hospital 


Duration:full time

Specialization Medical Job Vacancies

Job Type: Full Time

Experience 2 year(s) Qualification HND, Bachelor’s Degree Location Lagos Deda hospital,

Health Records Officer

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


  • Minimum of Higher National Diploma or its equivalent in Heath information Management with at least 2 years of working experience in a hospital
  • Knowledge of working with ERP will be and added advantage.  
  • The applicant must also possess the following skills: Computer literacy, Time Management, Organization, Attention to Detail, Quality Focus, Professionalism, Productivity, Deadline-Oriented, Internal Communications, Reporting Skills

Method of application

Method of Application

Send a Cover Letter, stating your achievements in your  job role as a Health Records Officer and CV to as an attachment (MS word and PDF files only)  using HEALTH RECORDS OFFICER as subject of email.

Only Applications that meet the above criteria will be looked at. Only qualified applicants will be contacted.


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