Health Information Management Professional (Thompson, MB)
Northern Health Region
Canada

Full Time, Permanent Job Opportunity Available

Willing to consider new graduates, with the right combination of education and experience

Within in the Northern Health Region (NHR), the Health Information Management Professional (HIMP):

  • Is responsible for the overall management of health records within NHR facilities;
  • Provides accurate, complete, timely and accessible health records;
  • Supports clients by advocating for and monitoring the privacy, security and confidentiality of personal health information;
  • Functions as the facility expert for data integrity, client registration, patient privacy and health records best practices.

Live & Work in the Northern Health Region (NHR)

  • We offer the perfect setting for a diverse and rewarding practice experience
  • NHR operates five hospitals and a number of personal care homes and health centres
  • Northern Lights, crystal clear lakes, waterfalls, seemingly endless boreal forests and more are minutes from your home & work place
  • Thompson & area is home to the many lakes, Pisew Falls - 2nd largest waterfall in Manitoba, many cross-country ski, snowmobiling and hiking trails, snowboarding and ski hill, hunting and fishing and so much more
  • Thompson’s main industry is mining, and is the hub for many outlying communities
  • Northern Manitoba also offers diverse culture and arts programs, recreational facilities, educational facilities, shopping, and dining experiences

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Up to $5,000 in Relocation Assistance
  • Up to 3 months of Interim Accommodations/Rent Reimbursement
  • A Comprehensive Benefit Program (Health, Dental, Pension, Life Insurance, Disability & Rehabilitation, Employee Assistance Plan)
  • Continuing Education

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 education or equivalent
  • Graduate of an accredited Health Information Management Program
  • Certification with the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) with ongoing completion of CPE credits, in compliance with CHIMA certification, to maintain skill level and continuing education
  • Completion of an accredited coding specialist course an asset
  • Experience in Crystal Report writing an asset

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Excellent knowledge of Windows based programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook) and Internet
  • Minimum one (1) year experience in a Health Information Management department, including coding and abstracting
  • Experience working in an Electronic Medical Record (EMR)/Electronic Patient Record (EPR)
  • Knowledge of the Personal Health Information Act (PHIA) and other healthcare related legislation
  • Accurate word processing at 55 words per minute (typing test will be required)

We invite you to contact us for more information regarding this opportunity! A full job description is available upon request.

Come for the Job, Stay for the Lifestyle!

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $19.87 to $23.03 /hour

Experience:

  • Health Information Management: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Canadian Health Information Management (CHIMA) (Required)