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Job Title:
Health Records Technician

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
None specified
Functional Discipline:
Health Records
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Job Description

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Mission: Together, advancing compassionate, quality care.
Vision: An Exceptional Community Hospital - Setting Standards, Exceeding Expectations.
Values: Respect, Teamwork, Compassion, Trust, Knowledge, Accountability.

Health Records Technician

Health Records


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skill, Experience)
-Successful completion of a two year Health Information Management Diploma
-Currently Certified with the Canadian Health Information Management Association
-Member in good standing with CHIMA, including completion of required CPE credits
-Minimum of one year recent related job experience
-Recent hospital coding experience preferred
-Intermediate skill in computer programs such as MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint), and Internet (CIHI online query, Postal Code Lookup)
-Intermediate to advanced skill in Abstraction Software (Med2020- Winrecs)
-Demonstrated advanced skill in Folio (ICD-10-CA, CCI)
-Demonstrated knowledge of various applicable legislative acts (Public Hospital's Act, Mental Health Act, Personal Health Information Protection Act)
-Advanced knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathology and medical terminology
-Understanding and knowledge of the complicated funding formula components (HIG, CMG, QBP) regarding Health Services Funding Reform
-Satisfactory Attendance

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES (Personal Skills and Attributes)
-Exemplary communication skills, both oral and written
-Demonstrated accuracy and keen attention to detail
-Strong team player with the ability to perform duties independently and professionally
-Shows initiative in identifying key issues and takes a logical, responsible approach to problem solving
-Demonstrated analytical problem solving and decision making skills
-Demonstrated organization and time management skills
-Demonstrated flexibility and ability to manage change
-Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis
-Demonstrated ability to support and embrace the philosophy of Service Excellence and Patient and Family Centred Care
-Demonstrated participation in building a culture of safety and partnering with each other to improve the safety of patient care processes and systems
-Demonstrated performance reflecting the Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance

ACCOUNTABILITIES (Major Responsibilities of the Position)
-Codes disease and procedures using ICD10 according to CIHI, Ministry of Health and departmental guidelines
-Abstracts information on computerized abstracting system according to CIHI, Ministry of Health and departmental guidelines
-Initiates data quality guidelines for all abstracted data to ensure accuracy of documentation, coding, and length of stay data
-Performs audits, studies, and research as required
-Responds to requests for patient information according to legislation and departmental guidelines
-Performs quantitative analysis of charts according to legislation, departmental and medical staff guidelines

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