Health Information Professional (Permanent Full Time), Health Records

Horizon Health Network is an equal opportunity employer.

COMPETITION #: 2018-35647 External
BARGAINING UNIT: Medical Science Professionals
ZONE: Upper River Valley
DEPARTMENT: Health Records
FACILITY: Upper River Valley Hospital
POSTING TYPE: Permanent Full Time
JOB TITLE: Health Information Professional
CLASSIFICATION: Health Information Professional 2 (HP02)
LANGUAGE: English Essential
HOURS OF WORK: Day, Subject to change due to operational requirements
SALARY: $24.77 to $30.28 per hour

JOB PURPOSE:

The Health Information Professional is responsible for ensuring that health record information is complete and accessible in accordance with departmental, regional and legislative requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Successful completion of a Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) recognized Health Information Management ( HIM ) program. 
  • Successfully challenged the CHIMA national Certification Exam / holds a valid CHIMA certificate and is a current member in good standing with CHIMA.
  • Successful completion of ICD10 / CCI coding testing may be required.
  • Ability to attend work on a regular basis.
  • Ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Good work record.
  • Written and spoken competence in English is required

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Health Information Professional 2 may be responsible for: 

  • Coding and abstracting data according to national and provincial standards.
  • Verifying health record information to ensure that it meets all standards and regulations.
  • Releasing Personal Health Information when appropriate.
  • Performing basic data analysis and utilization management activities.
  • Performing other functions related to health record information.

COMPETENCIES:

The Health Information Professional is expected to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Information Gathering
  • Decision Making
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Planning and Prioritizing Work
  • Teamwork and Collaboration 

Applications for this position must be submitted on-line by November 21, 2018.

NOTE: There will be no further postings for this position should there be no fully qualified applicants. If you wish to be considered for this position and have most of the qualifications as posted and the registration or licensure where required, you are encouraged to apply at this time 

Please quote Competition # 2018-35647-External. Horizon Health Network appreciates expressed interest, however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Human Resources Department, Horizon Health Network.

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