Hlth Info Mngt Professional I #74803

Company: Alberta Health Services

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Under the direct supervision of the Supervisor, Health Information Management, Data Collection - North, the HIM I utilizes ICD-10-CA/CCI Classification to code and abstract DAD and NACRS records in accordance with North Zone, Provincial and CIHI coding standards.
  • The HIM I submits abstracted data to MACAR (Alberta Health).
  • Ensures a complete, accurate and accessible record is maintained, safeguarded and available to approved users on all patients receiving health services.


Requirements:

  • Active Certification with the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA).
  • Graduate from a recognized program for Health Record Professionals.
  • Previous recent experience with ICD.10.CA/CCI Coding and CIHI Abstracting.
  • Familiarity with Provincial Acts including but not limited to the Hospital Act, Health Information Act, Freedom of Information Act.
  • Previous experience in a Health Records Department.
  • Previous experience with electronic health records an asset.
  • Set priorities, organize and control work within established schedules.
  • Work independently.
  • Follow oral and written instructions.
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Function as a team member in a dynamic work environment.
  • Operate a computer terminal and type 40 net wpm.
  • Explain procedures, obtain and document accurate information.
  • Train new staff as required.
  • Control stressful situations in a calm and assertive manner.
  • Superior communication/customer services skills.
  • Evidence of good judgment in the applications of procedures.
  • AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.
  • Preference will be given to those candidates willing to work on site in Fort McMurray.
  • All employees must provide a criminal record check that is satisfactory to AHS in compliance with the AHS Security Screening Procedure.
  • All employees who work in a patient care location are required to submit a completed Communicable Disease Assessment form.
  • All professions must provide proof of licensure or registration with the approved Alberta regulatory college, prior to commencing duties with AHS where applicable: Regulated health professions under the Alberta Health Professions Act and Health Disciplines Act will be required to provide an original copy of a valid practice permit before commencing their duties with AHS. Other professions governed by government acts, college or regulatory body requirements may be required to provide additional documentation.

Additional Information:

In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Fort McMurray Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $12,480. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.

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