Medical Records Technician IA
James Paton Memorial Regional Health Cen
Gander, NL
This is a high level technical position responsible for the accurate allocation of diagnostic and intervention codes and the collection of patient and hospital specific demographics on the patient episode(s). This position will be responsible to review charts for completeness as per established protocols and standards. The position will also be responsible for responding to requests for release of personal health information in accordance with provincial statutes and corporate policy. This is a regional position, responsible for coding and abstracting for regional referral centers as well as rural health centers. The successful candidate will also assist on other project work related to Health Information Management. The successful candidate must demonstrate an awareness of and be responsible for promoting and supporting person-and family-centred care, demonstrate a commitment to safety and partner with all team members to improve worker and patient safety by integrating safety into work practices, identifying risks and implementing improvements.

Required qualifications:
  • Graduation from high school with a diploma recognized by the Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.
  • Completion of a program in Health Records Administration or Health Information Management approved by Central Health.
  • Certified as an Accredited Health Information Management Professional and eligible for membership with the Canadian Health Information Management Association and the Newfoundland and Labrador Health Record Association.
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge of the technical functions of health information management.
  • A minimum of two years' experience (within the last five years) as a Medical Record Technician I.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are essential.
  • A satisfactory work performance and attendance is required for this position.
  • A satisfactory certificate of conduct from the RCMP or local police authority.
Hours of Work: 75 hours bi-weekly-Shift work may be required
Salary: CG-27 ($23.07-$25.53)
Competition No.: P-2019000340-JPM
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Central Health is an equal opportunity employer.
We thank all candidates however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.