Health Information Management Professional I – Coding

Health Informatics
Alberta Health Services
ALB00114819 Requisition #
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  • Classification: Hlth Info Mngt Professional I
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: LA-Abstracting Backlog -EDM
  • Primary Location: Leduc Community Hospital
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 22-AUG-2019
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 16-SEP-2019
  • Temporary End Date: 15-SEP-2020
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $29.84
  • Maximum Salary: $37.38
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Completion of diploma from an accredited Health Information Management Professional (HIMP) program. Active or eligible for registration with the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA).

Additional Required Qualifications:

Certification with the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) in good standing is required. Thorough knowledge of current Canadian Coding Standards for ICD-10-CA/CCI, DAD/NACRS Abstracting requirements. Proficiency with electronic abstracting and computer applications (Word and Excel). Must have excellent skills for case analysis and interpretation for ICD-10-CA coding classification. Familiarity with ICD-10-CA and CCI Folio product required. Must have an understanding and knowledge of grouping and weighting methodologies (i.e. CMG, RIW, Complexity, CACS and ACW). Ability to apply quality practices and standards to coding and abstracting. Ability to work independently, prioritize workload, meet deadlines and work effectively under pressure and show good judgment. Excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills are required. Excellent organization and time management skills. Regular attendance is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Two years recent experience in data collection preferred. Experience with MetaHealth and 3M would be an asset.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.


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