Health Information Administrator I (CHIMA)

Work Area: 
Coding - VGH
Base Site: 
Vancouver General Hospital
Temporary Full Time
End Date: 
Oct 26, 2018 or return of incumbent
Job Category: 
Health Information Management
Acute Care Hospital
0700-1500, 0730-1530, 0800-1600

We have an exciting temporary full time permanent role that has recently opened up at Vancouver General 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!

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. 


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.


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