Health Information Administrator I (CHIMA)

REQ: 
PHC17-109588
Work Area: 
Coding - BC Women's Hospital
Base Site: 
C&W Oak Street Campus
City: 
Vancouver
Status: 
Temporary Full Time
End Date: 
Mar 6, 2018 or return of incumbent
FTE: 
1.00
Wage: 
$26.01-32.41
Job Category: 
Administrative/Clerical
Health Information Management
Category: 
Acute Care Hospital
Hours: 
Employee can choose between 0700-0900

We have an exciting full time permanent role that has recently opened up at Central City supporting Abbotsford Regional Hospital,Central City,Chilliwack General Hospital,Langley Memorial Hospital,Surrey Memorial Hospital in their coding department. If you a health records coder, medical coding specialist or health information Administrator with your CHIMA (Canadian Health Information Management Association certification) and are looking to make an impact and take your coding experience to the next level, please apply! We have an exciting full time temporary role that has recently opened up at Children’s and Women’s located at Oak Street Campus in their coding department. If you a health records coder, medical coding specialist or health information Administrator with your CHIMA (Canadian Health Information Management Association certification) and are looking to make an impact and take your coding experience to the next level, please apply!

a Reporting to the Coordinator, Coding, performs coding and abstracting of health records according to established guidelines utilizing computerized systems and in accordance to national, provincial and regional requirements. Processes corrections for abstracts for data quality, maintains the computerized abstracting system, and participates in continuous quality improvement activities. Provides data related to specific projects and/or assignments as requested, assists in the presentation of statistical information and participates on organizational committees by providing advice regarding codes, classification, mapping and data collection. 

Skills

Demonstrated ability to code/abstract in the current CIHI and BC Ministry of Health standard classification system.
Demonstrated knowledge of computerized coding and abstracting systems.
Demonstrated knowledge of pathophysiology.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others and demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work.
Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment including the ability to perform rudimentary functions in spreadsheet, database, and word processing software and demonstrated ability to use a keyboard and mouse.
Physical ability to perform duties of the job.

Education

Graduate of an approved Health Record Administrator Program. Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) Certified.