Health Information Management Professional (AS AC 1924/19)

Interlake-Eastern Regional Helath Authority - Ashern, MB (30+ days ago)

Apply Now

Competition Number: AS AC 1924/19 (Please state this number when applying)

Position Title: Health Information Management Professional

Position Code: HIMPROFASH_01F

Facility/ Site/ Location: Lakeshore General Hospital, Ashern

FTE: 0.40

Hours of Work: Hours 7.50 – Days

Union: MGEU Facility Support

Wage/ Salary: $19.868 – $23.033

Position Summary: Responsible for the overall management of health information in our facilities, the Health Information Management Professional contributes to client care, outcomes and safety through the provision of accurate, complete, timely and accessible health records. The Health Information Management Professional supports the patient by advocating for and monitoring the privacy, security and confidentiality of personal health information. As a member of the health care team, the Health Information Management Professional upholds Canadian Institute of Health Information (CIHI) and provincial standards, ensuring the integrity and timely submission of coded data. The incumbent functions as the facility expert for data integrity, client registration, patient privacy & health records best practices. The position of Health Information Management Professional functions in a manner consistent with, and support the mission, vision and values of the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority.

  • Qualifications: Completion of a Recognized Health Information Management Diploma Course required.
  • Formal training of Canadian Institute of Health Information Standards ICD10 Coding & Abstracting System
  • Must be certified with the Canadian Health Information Management Association
  • Completion of CPE credits, in compliance with CHIMA certification, to maintain skill level and continued learning
  • Must have a proven knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Must be knowledgeable of the Personal Health Information Act (PHIA)
  • Must be proficient with basic computer skills
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience working in a health information setting preferred.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills
  • Ability to effectively work in a team environment
  • Must be professional and discrete when performing all duties
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Given the cultural diversity of our region, the ability to communicate in more than one language would be considered an asset
  • Proficiency in both official languages is essential for target and designated bilingual positions
  • Completes and maintains a satisfactory pre-employment security check.
  • Satisfactory employment record

Job Type: Temporary

Experience:

  • Health Information: 2 years (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Health Information Management Diploma (Required)
  • Canadian Institute of Health Info Standards ICD10 Coding (Preferred)