Health Information Clerk (HIM Clerk) - Health Records
Southlake Regional Health Centre
Newmarket, ON
Job Description Health Information Clerk (HIM Clerk) - Health Records

Company Bio

Building healthy communities through outstanding care, innovative partnerships, and amazing people.

Join our team and together we will forge a new path to meet the changing needs of our growing communities and champion a culture of exemplary care to deliver clinical excellence by creating an environment where the best experiences happen. Through new partnerships, a relentless focus on quality and sustainability, and a dedication to the best patient and provider experience, Southlake will improve the health of our communities and shape the future of healthcare.

Job Summary

A Health Records Clerk is responsible for:
  • All aspects of chart management including retrieval, assembly, Prep/ Scan/ Index patient record to electronic chart, quantitative analysis, and release of body procedures.
  • Monitoring and managing the chart completion system including the physician suspension procedures and assists with ensuring the accuracy of the ADT/Health Records system
  • Participating as a member of the general office team to provide Health Record Services for the facility
Qualifications
  • High School Diploma
  • Medical Terminology Course
  • Previous experience in a Health Record Department is an asset.
  • Six months previous experience in an office setting including reception duties, required.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Time Management and Organizational abilities including demonstrated ability to problem solve, prioritize a varied workload and function in a changing and sometimes stressful work environment.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to analyze information and make appropriate decisions
  • Computer literate. A working knowledge of PC based software
  • Keyboarding skills, minimum 40 words per minute
  • Knowledge of terminal digit filing and ability to file alphabetically
  • Knowledge of the hospital computer systems
  • Knowledge of Release of Patient Information Policies
  • Ability to maintain an effective relationship with peers, medical and hospital staff
  • Able to work all shifts
  • Demonstrates excellence in communication, both written and verbal
  • Analysis / problem assessment
  • Innovative and willing to learn
  • Demonstrates individual leadership skills
  • Proven ability to attend work regularly as per the Attendance Support Policy #HA30 and Procedure #HA35.
At Southlake Regional Health Centre, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live and serve, including those with disabilities. Southlake Regional Health Centre is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

It is the responsibility of all Southlake Regional Health Centre employees to work in a safe manner and promote health and safety in the workplace.

Closing Statement

At Southlake Regional Health Centre, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live and serve, including those with disabilities. Southlake Regional Health Centre is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

It is the responsibility of all Southlake Regional Health Centre employees to work in a safe manner and promote health and safety in the workplace.

Skills
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