Health Records Data Analyst - Health Data Resources
Scarborough Health Network
Toronto, ON
Company Biography:
Across our three hospitals and eight satellite sites, Scarborough Health Network (SHN) is shaping the future of care. Our many programs and services are designed around the needs of one of Canada’s most vibrant and diverse communities. We are home to North America’s largest nephrology program, as well as the designated cardiac care and spine centre for Scarborough and surrounding communities to the east. We are proud to be a community-affiliated teaching site for the University of Toronto and partner with a number of other universities and colleges, helping to train the next generation of health care professionals. Learn more at

Position Overview:
As a Data Analyst, you will report to Manager of Health Records. The incumbent will be responsible for performing a variety of technical health information functions related to various databases within coding services. The Data Analyst is the liaison between the clinicians and the HIM professionals, ensuring data quality concerns are appropriately addressed as it relates to collection and optimization of clinical documentation. You may be scheduled at the General or Birchmount campus based on departmental needs.

Company Vacancy/Request for Transfer:
The completion of this online form serves as your application and will be used to determine if you meet the requirements of this position. Please ensure that you have provided all pertinent information necessary to be considered for this vacancy by the close date.

  • Possess a University degree or Diploma in Health Information Management
  • Current registration with Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA)
  • Minimum 5 years acute care Inpatient(DAD) coding experience in a hospital setting
  • Knowledge of Canada’s Health Care System with thorough understanding of CIHI’s case mix grouping (CMG+) and Resource Intensity Weight (RIW) along with Ontario funding reform, HBAM Inpatient Grouper and HBAM Inpatient Weight (HIG)
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of MIS guidelines
  • Experience working with WinRecs abstracting system and Meditech
  • Excellent skills and in depth knowledge of DAD and NACRS coding to perform chart audits for QA analysis
  • Must be proficient in scripting reports through Crystal report writer for data quality and reporting purposes
  • Responsible for pro-active and retrospective audits on coded data to ensure alignment with ICD-10/CCI standards and accuracy
  • Responsible for initiating analyses related to the quality of clinical documentation and the accuracy of its subsequent collection to ensure data quality standards
  • Develops, distributes and promotes materials with a focus on clinical documentation
  • The Data Analyst must have knowledge of providing data submission and correction files to CIHI, CCO and CCN
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Windows, Excel and Word)
  • Demonstrates values consistent with SHN’s Code of Conduct and is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with Health & Safety policy and legislation.
  • Excellent communication skills with demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization and develop and maintain respectful interpersonal relations
  • Excellent work performance, attention to detail and attendance and effective team work skills
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates a commitment to customer service when dealing with patients, colleagues and volunteers and other members of the community and public
  • Demonstrates values consistent with SHN's Code of Conduct and is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with Health & Safety policy and legislation.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to SHN's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, and environmental safety and participates in regular in-service education in this area.
  • Demonstrates excellent work performance and attendance record
  • Ability to speak another language is an asset
Accommodation Statement:
Scarborough Health Network (SHN) embraces and celebrates our community’s unique multicultural heritage and diversity. SHN is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a culture of inclusiveness and diversity reflecting our diverse patients, staff and community alike. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.