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Date Posted

Jun 06, 2015


Caring Heart Initiative (CHI)

Job Title

Health Information Clerk At Caring Heart Initiative (CHI)

Job Type



Caring Heart Initiative (CHI) is recruiting to fill the below position:

Health Information Clerk

Job Description

  • Finding and checking patient records.
  • Creating new records and updating existing ones on the computer system
  • Filing records
  • Forwarding test samples to laboratories
  • Storing test results and letters with the right patient records
  • Greeting patients, booking appointments and dealing with enquiries from GPs
  • Recording illnesses and treatments using a system of codes, known as clinical coding
  • Recording patient admissions, transfers, discharges and deaths
  • Inputting details from paper records onto a computer system
  • Collecting statistics such as number of admissions, discharges and waiting lists.

Requires Skills

  • An interest in health/humanitarian activities
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A patient, helpful and tactful personality
  • Calmness under pressure
  • Ability to deal with people who may be anxious or upset
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Good computer and administrative skills
  • Respect for confidentiality.


  • OND/NCE in relevant discipline
  • At least 2years work experience in related field
  • Applicants must reside in Lagos

Year of Experience

1-3 year


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