Days, Monday – Friday
$26.333 - $28.847 per hour
Responsible for responding to, managing and maintaining requests for the legal release of patient information (ROI) in accordance with the release of information policy and procedures and the PHIPA guidelines. This position will also be responsible for compiling and analyzing data from health records by performing coding and abstracting, CIHI month end submission and balancing and making correction to the coding database and other duties as assigned when not completing ROI duties.
1. Graduate of a recognized Health Information Management (HIM) Program.
2. Certified and an active member in good standing with Canadian College of Health Information Management (CHIMA). Proof of membership required annually.
3. Minimum one (1) year Health Records experience preferred. Strong knowledge of Health Records procedures required.
4. Demonstrated understanding and experience with Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) guidelines/privacy issues required.
5. Understanding of legislation related to privacy, access and disclosure.
6. Experience in ICD-10/CCI coding system and Case Mix Group (CMG), Resource Intensity Wait (RIW) assignment methodology required.
7. Experience with MediTech/ADT system required. Working knowledge of fax, copier, email, Internet and MS Office required.
8. Knowledge of MediTech Release of Information module and Winrecs coding program.
9. Experience navigating software applications required (screen access, information search and data entry).
10. Excellent customer service, teamwork, interpersonal and communication skills.
11. Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills.
12. Ability to work in a fast paced environment and complete job assignments in a timely manner.
13. Ability to work independently and under occasional interruptions.
14. Satisfactory attendance record.
How To Apply
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