Rate of Pay: $22.59 - $23.97 hourly
Posting #: 20-062
Posting Date: March 27, 2020
Deadline to Apply: April 2, 2020
Located in Simcoe, Ontario, Norfolk General Hospital provides exceptional healthcare to a municipality of approximately 69,000
people. Our area of focus provides a continuum of service throughout the life span of the people we serve including Emergency,
Critical Care, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Medicine, Surgery, and Complex Continuing Care. Employing approximately 550 highly skilled
and dedicated employees, Norfolk General Hospital continues to be a full service 106-bed hospital with round the clock on-call
coverage of Specialists in Surgery, Anesthesia, Internal Medicine, and Obstetrics, as well as on-site 24 hour per day medical
Simcoe is less than one hour away from most major centers, including Hamilton and London, and only 90 minutes from the Greater
Toronto Area. Situated in Norfolk County (Ontario’s South Coast), Simcoe is not far from Lake Erie and the 88 miles of shoreline
that includes long stretches of sandy beach.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Filing and retrieval of patient records, reports and information
Quantitative analysis and processing of patient records and reports
Maintenance of patient record filing system in adherence to privacy legislation
Process and/or provide support for internal and external inquiries/requests
Clerical reception for chart requests
Maintenance of record retention area in adherence to privacy legislation
Quality improvement activities related to clerical tasks and file maintenance and electronic files/forms
Data entry, data quality and maintenance of patient record tracking processes
Process and support electronic records management, including electronic forms and reports.
Completion of or actively pursuing HIM certification.
Certificate from a recognized medical administrative program.
Medical Terminology Certificate – Advanced knowledge required
Two years experience in a Health Records Department /Health Information Management environment
Excellent keyboarding skills with a typing speed of 55 WPM
Excellent working knowledge of Windows based systems with skills in Word, Excel & Outlook
Previous experience with hospital information systems, Med2020 and Meditech and archiving/scanning patient information
Excellent customer relations and problem solving skills
Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with all disciplines
Ability to work well with frequent interruptions and manage multiple tasks and prioritize workload
Ability to work as a team member as well as autonomously
Accurate alphabetical and numerical filing skills
Knowledge of and experience with Health Information Management training processes and release of information
Knowledge of and experience with health information management processes
Excellent knowledge of release of information legislation and processes
Demonstrated skills to manage all types of health information, including but not limited to paper, electronic, scanned,
Demonstrated ability to transition from paper to electronic forms/health information systems.
Adherence to all health and safety policies, procedures and provisions and the recognition and reporting of unsafe hazards
and work practices
Must be available to work days. Must be available and flexible to work as required and provide relief coverage.
How to Apply:
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and updated resume referring to the above posting number to the Human
Resources Department or email email@example.com, by 1600 hours on April 2, 2020.
In order to ensure equal opportunities during the recruitment and selection process, Norfolk General Hospital and Norfolk Hospital
Nursing Home provides accommodations for applicants with disabilities, upon request.
Norfolk General Hospital and Norfolk Hospital Nursing Home thanks all applicants for their interest. Please note that only those
applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.