Graduate of an approved Health Information Management Program required
Current member in good standing of the Canadian Health Information Management Association, including completion of required CPE credits required
Skill, Ability and Experience :
Intermediate level proficiency using the MS Office Suite of products and Internet required
Demonstrated advanced knowledge of Medical Terminology required
Demonstrated advanced knowledge of coding conventions, including the use of ICD-10-CA / CCI Folios, and principles, working knowledge of CMG / HIG assignment, weighting methodology and data quality initiatives required
Knowledge of standard Health Record practice, procedures, legislation and hospital policies required
Minimum of one year recent hospital coding experience preferred
Experience using an electronic health records system including document management and master patient index preferred
Intermediate to advanced skill in abstraction software (ie Med2020 Winrecs) preferred
Principle Duties :
Coding and abstraction of all required records according to ICD-10-CA / CCI and 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
Completes continuing education requirements as necessary
Other related duties as assigned
Selection will be made on the basis of ability, experience and qualifications as per Article 11.04 of the SEIU Collective Agreement
Bluewater Health is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code.
Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. If you require any accommodations to fully and fairly participate in the application, interview or selection processes, please contact the Human Resources Department at (519) 464-
4400 extension 8391 or humanresources bluewaterhealth.ca and we will endeavor to provide a suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account your accessibility needs.
We thank you in advance for your interest in Bluewater Health, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
In accordance with Bluewater Health policy, offers of employment to prospective employees are conditional upon the successful completion and disclosure of a Police Records / Vulnerable Sector Check.