Health Information Management Professional

Website Hay River Health and Social Services Authority

Health Information Management Professional, Health Records

Salary: Range 11, $74,197 to $88,608 per year ($38.05 – $45.44 /hour)
Status: Full-time, Indeterminate
Competition #: 045-22
Closing Date: Open until suitable candidate found

Assists the Manager of Information and Communications Technology in the provision of accurate, complete and accessible health information services in accordance with accepted National, Territorial and HRHSSA standards and policies. Patient files are analysed and organized for patient care and statistical data reported for strategic planning and utilization purposes.

Qualifications:

  • Conscientious, reliable, responsible, must accept confidentiality of communications, discussions and recorded information;
  • Familiar with medical ethics, health law, and legal requirements and issues;
  • Sound working knowledge of health record functions;
  • Strong knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pharmaceutics, epidemiology, elements of treatments and therapies;
  • Extensive familiarity with ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CA, CCI and coding practices;
  • Ability to carry out the duties with in the department: coding, abstracting, auditing, transcribing, etc.;
  • Strong knowledge and technical expertise to abstract and code health records;
  • Working knowledge of electronic medical records (eg. Medi-patient, PACS, Wolf, etc.);
  • High standard of English grammar and spelling including medical terminology
  • Meticulous work habits;
  • Competent keyboard and transcription ability;
  • Extensive familiarity with computer programs for word processing and data entry (eg. Word,MED2020);
  • Math skills and knowledge of statistical mathematics.

This level of knowledge is acquired through the completion of a certified Health Records Program. Current registration with the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) is mandatory. Experience working in a health care environment for a
minimum of six months is preferred.

In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a Northern Allowance of $2.73 per hour up to $5,332 per year. All job offers are subject to references, a satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including vulnerable sector search) and an Employee Health Risk Assessment. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

For full job description, including required knowledge, skills & abilities, please see job posting/job description on our website at www.hayriverhealth.ca under the ‘Careers’ section.

How to apply:  Applicants should send their resume via email to hrhssa_competitions@gov.nt.ca or via Fax to (867) 874-8345

To apply for this job please visit www.hrhssa.org.