The Government of Montserrat is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons for the post of Health Information Officer in the Ministry of Health and Social Services.
To support the efficient management of Health Information within the Ministry of Health and Social Services within the framework of medical, administrative, ethical, legal regulations in Montserrat.
Main Responsibilities include:
File, retrieve, assemble and analyse medical records of patients admitted, discharged or seen in outpatient facilities.
Select and assign numeric codes to morbidity and mortality data, using a medical classification system.
Liaise with heads of sections, medical officers and nursing staff for the collection and compilation of statistical reports.
Prepare material for cross references of records, tabulate simple data from medical records, and prepare statistical reports.
Design systems for storing and transmitting medical records.
Ensure confidentiality and accessibility of health records for both inpatients and out patients.
Book appointments for outpatient clinics and assist with the logistics of the Visiting Specialist Programme.
Assist in the coordination and development of policies, programmes and plans related to health information.
Manage the movement of files to and from wards, clinics and as requested by doctors.
File birth reports to the Registrar of the High Court.
Maintain Master Patient Indexes and other other indexes according to established procedures.
Ensure the security and authorized release of health information.
Provide clerical services as required.
Supervise the clerical officer within the Department.
Collect revenue in the absence of the clerical officer.
Provide coverage in the absence of the Senior Health Information Officer.
Terms of Appointment
Appointment will be made on a permanent basis.
Person Specification/Key Skills Requirements (Qualifications, Experience and Interpersonal):
The salary scale for the post is R28-22, that is, EC$41,760 to $50,976 per annum (taxable).
Application forms can be obtained from the Government of Montserrat’s website at www.gov.ms (click on ‘Jobs with the Government of Montserrat’) or by contacting the Human Resources Management Unit, Brades, Montserrat by e-mail to email@example.com or by telephone at (+664) 491-2365/2444 or by fax at (+664) 491-6234.
To apply send your completed application form or curriculum vitae with a recent police certificate/record and a cover letter with the names of at least two referees to the Human Resources Management Unit by Friday November 26, 2021.