Inpatient Coding Specialist – Part Time
Health Information Management
Credit Valley Hospital-remotely working from home
February 25, 2020
March 3, 2020
- The location of any vacancy/position may be changed or reassigned as per operational needs
Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.
A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community
When we set out to build our vision and future, we connected with our community - patients, families, visitors, physicians, staff and volunteers. The foundational goals of our new strategic plan - quality, access and sustainability - anchor everything we do. Our mission for a new kind of health care is built on an inter-connected system of care organized around patients - inside and outside the hospital.
At THP, we are relentless in providing high quality, compassionate care to our communities and take great pride in fostering an inclusive and accessible environment and we are all accountable for contributing to a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing and promoting excellence in patient care though advancing patient and staff safety. If you are passionate about what you do, motivated to improve the health of the community, committed to excellence, quality and patient safety we would like you to join our Better Together team!
Graduate from approved Health Information Management Program
Certification with the Canadian College of Health Information Management
Maintain active membership with CHIMA
Experience in a Health Information Management is essential
5 years or more experience inpatient coding
Proficient in MED2020, MEDITECH
Proficient in ICD-10-CA/CCI and CIHI Coding Standards an asset
Working knowledge of Microsoft applications
Working knowledge of Chartmaxx, ORM/SIS, SCM, EIM, OBTV preferred
Excellent decision making, problem solving and analytical skills
Attention to detail, organized and ability to concentrate in a fast pace environment
Ability to work independently remotely from home
Be part of a fantastic virtual team that contributes to the success of the hospital through the Health System Funding Reform
Share Trillium Health Partners values of compassion, excellence and courage
Code patient records in accordance with CIHI, MoHLTC, CCO and internal requirements
Code according to ICD10CA and CCI standards
Abstract all required patient information using the WinRecs abstract
Achieve and maintain expected quality standards
Accountable for the accuracy of coded information, performing regular quality checks on, and making corrections to the abstracted information
Consistently achieving the production quota on a monthly basis
Participate in departmental committees (in person if required)
Attend monthly coding meetings (in person if required)
Maintain ongoing communication with staff coders
Maintain the confidentiality and privacy of all patient information
Work on and accrue continuous professional educational credits as required by CHIMA
Internal candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.
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Trillium Health Partners is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing, based on our values compassion, excellence and courage. To be Better Together, we commit to fostering a respectful workplace culture that promotes a safe and supportive environment for everyone who provides care, supports caregiving, receives care or visits the hospital.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Services Act.
We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.