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Medical Records Technician IA

NL Health Services - 1,175 Jobs
Gander, NL
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Medical Records Technician IA, Permanent Full-Time
Health Information Management, James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre, Gander

Definition of Work:
This is a lead technical position responsible for regional release of information through the Central Disclosure Office. The position is critical to organizational compliance with the Personal Health Information Act, as well as several other relevant pieces of legislation. The position is accountable to several established regional work processes in relation to release of personal health information. The incumbent works closely with patients, families, providers, other health care facilities, law enforcement agencies, regulatory bodies, and other external stakeholders with Central Health. The position is responsible to support the Information Governance Principles for Healthcare, specifically accountable and transparent practices, supports integrity and protection of the record, ensures compliance with legislation and Central Health policies. The Lead Hand works closely with other leads within the program to support availability of information to support safe provision of care and quality work processes. This position will be responsible to review charts for completeness as per established protocols and standards and will work within all available clinical information systems. The successful candidate will also assist on other project work related to Health Information Management. The successful candidate must demonstrate an awareness of and be responsible for promoting and supporting person-and family-centred care, demonstrate a commitment to safety and partner with all team members to improve worker and patient safety by integrating safety into work practices, identifying risks and implementing improvements.

Physical Demands:
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
* Regularly required to lift/move objects up to 10 lbs. and use a cart to transport objects within the building. Push/pull forces in the sedentary range (0-10lbF).
* Occasionally required to bend/twist, stretch/reach, and/or complete low level postures (kneeling/crouching/stooping).
* Constant sitting is required. Workflow may provide opportunity to occasionally stand and walk to take postural breaks at regular intervals.
* Work Environments present potential for exposure to scented/chemical products and/or other allergens within publicly accessible areas.

Required qualifications:
* Graduation from high school with a diploma recognized by the Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.
* Completion of a program in Health Records Administration or Health Information Management approved by Central Health.
* Certified as an Accredited Health Information Management Professional and eligible for membership with the Canadian Health Information Management Association.
* Demonstrated knowledge of the technical functions of health information management, including Registration/Admitting modules in Meditech. CRMS and EMR
* A minimum of two years' experience (within the last five years) as a Medical Record Technician I.
* Demonstrated strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are essential.
* Consistent demonstration of Central Health's corporate values; Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Stewardship and Quality
* A satisfactory work performance and attendance is required for this position.
* A satisfactory certificate of conduct from the RCMP or local police authority.

Hours of Work: 75 hours bi-weekly-Shift work may be required
Salary: CG-27 ($24.98-$27.63)
Competition No.: P-2023000228-JPM
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Central Health is an equal opportunity employer.
We thank all candidates however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Competition Number: 2023000228
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About NL Health Services

About NL Health Services

If you come from away, you’ll discover just how special Newfoundland and Labrador is. If you're a local, you already know this. It’s our people. It’s our culture. It’s our stories (and oh do we love our stories).

If you’re looking to grow your health career in a place with adventure around each corner and a strong sense of community, then let’s put on the kettle and have a chat. Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Health Services might just be the perfect fit for you.

Why join NL Health Services?

There are many reasons. You will put your skills to great use in a unique and remarkable part of the world, be part of interdisciplinary and talented health-care teams and have access to state-of-the-art equipment and modern facilities.

  • We also offer incentives for local talent, those looking to return home and those new to our province.
  • Competitive remuneration and attractive benefits package.
  • Generous vacation packages and paid time off.
  • Full-time and part-time pension plans options.
  • Health insurance, dental and long-term disability plans.
  • Financial incentives and relocation support.
  • Student placements and clinical residencies.
  • Remote work options available.
  • Fast pathways to nursing for out-of-province applicants.

With a rich and unique culture, and tremendous natural beauty, Newfoundland and Labrador is an ideal place to call home, with a growing diverse population and among the safest places in the world to live.

About NL Health Services

At NL Health Services, we are responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our team consists of more than 21,000 dedicated health workers who are committed to providing the best care in communities across the province, in five geographical areas.

The provincial health authority was created in April 2023, following recommendations from Health Accord NL, and brings together five former separate health entities. Our goal is to improve the health of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador and to create a more integrated, accessible, technologically enhanced, equitable and sustainable health system.

We know that it is the people – employees, physicians and volunteers – that together make NL Health Services a great place to work. We believe that every person carries valuable knowledge, experience and perspective, and it is in this diversity that we find strength. At NL Health Services, we embrace the distinct and complementary characteristics of all our members as we seek to eliminate health disparities by providing fair, equitable and quality health care to all patients, residents and clients.

If your passion is to provide extraordinary health care to the residents of the communities of Newfoundland and Labrador, we want to hear from you.

Come, work with us, and be extraordinary every day!

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