CANADA

Health Information Management Professional I

locationFort McMurray - Alberta (AB),

atAlberta Health Services

Estimated salary $22.73 an hour

Job Description:

Your Opportunity:

Fort McMurray (within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo) is a thriving community with lively social, arts, recreational and cultural opportunities. Located in the heart of Canada's boreal forest with lakes and rivers nearby, along with four provincial parks in the area, it offers a stunning landscape. Fort McMurray is a family-forward city, offering work-life balance and great education to all ages. Within Fort McMurray, you'll discover a flourishing community with a range of clubs and associations, churches, community service organizations. Working under the general supervision of the Health Information Management (HIM) Supervisor, this position is responsible for accurately coding and abstracting emergency, day surgery and inpatient clinical records. Reviews clinical documentation via paper and electronic resources. Applies National and Provincial Coding Standards in accurately assigning diagnoses and intervention codes (ICD-10-CA and CCI). Must have a good understanding of grouping and weighting methodologies. Consistently ensures that health information remains private and confidential, according to Health Information Act (HIA) and Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP). Consistently follows AHS privacy and confidentiality policies. Has effective communication skills and maintains professionalism at all times. Will perform other HIM duties. 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.

Description:

As a Health Information Management Professional I, you will be responsible for coding

and abstracting data from clinical records, release of information and/or data quality assurance. In accordance with AHS procedures and the Health Information Act, you will gather, retrieve, collate, code, design, analyze, interpret clinical and demographic data and perform statistical reporting and regular data quality reviews for patient records.

  • Classification: Hlth Info Mngt Professional I
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: NZ Data Collection
  • Primary Location: Fort McMurray N Lts HC/Mnt Hlt
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 01-SEP-2020
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 11-SEP-2020
  • Temporary End Date: 31-AUG-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $29.84
  • Maximum Salary: $37.38
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Completion of diploma from an accredited Health Information Management Professional (HIMP) program. Active or eligible for registration with the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA).

Additional Required Qualifications:

Familiar with Folio and 3M products. Proficiency with electronic abstracting and computer applications. Thorough knowledge of current Canadian Coding Standards for ICD-10-CA, DAD/NACRS abstracting requirements and strong computer skills. Ability to work independently, prioritize workload, meet deadlines and work effectively with minimal supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:

1-3 years recent experience in data collection. Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.

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