HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST
Mackenzie Health
Richmond Hill, ON
Job Description
POSITION SUMMARY

The Health Information Management Professional is the subject matter expert in applying his/her health information management knowledge and skills in a complex fully electronic information and technical healthcare environment. He/she is responsible for the electronic health records management, quality analysis and patients’ privacy as well as access to information. He/she will promote positive relations with patients, internal and external stakeholders such as physicians, staff and outside agencies for ensuring appropriate communication and compliance with organizational, regulatory, and Health Information Management standards and requirements.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Analyze clinical data to upload and index document type into the electronic records
  • Work with multiple, complex computer programs to provide quality checks for both accuracy of content assignment and image quality
  • Release patient information to internal and external stakeholders
  • Process client requests for access to health information and MyChart registration and access
  • Assist with qualitative and quantitative analysis of records to be consistent with Mackenzie Health and provincially regulated documentation standards and mandatory requirements
  • Perform the duties of chart deficiency management
  • Other duties and projects as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Certified Health Information Management certification in good standing with CHIMA (Canadian Health Information Management Association) or equivalent HIM designation
  • Post-secondary education in a recognized accredited Health Information Management program
  • Professional experience in a Health Information Services environment an asset
  • Knowledge and experience in information privacy laws (e.g., PHIPA, Public Hospital Act)
  • Proficient in medical terminology; Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of EPIC, McKesson Horizon Patient Folder (HPF) and Admission, Discharge, transfer (ADT) functions an asset
  • Ability to multitask and to function effectively in a fast paced environment, adapting and responding to changing priorities and meeting deadlines
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational, time management and self-learning ability
  • Reliable, consistent attendance and team-player
  • Proven attendance record.
  • Demonstrates understanding and complies with patient and staff safety policies and procedures that foster a safe and inclusive environment for all.
  • Ability to perform the essential duties of the job.
  • Effectively uses empathy in interactions with others.
  • Demonstrates behaviours consistent with Mackenzie Health’s Commitment to Caring.
  • Models behaviour that is aligned with the values of Mackenzie Health – Excellence, Leadership and Empathy.
  • Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for staff and clients within a challenging and exciting health care environment.
  • You may be required to work at any site of Mackenzie Health
Mackenzie Health is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer committed to providing accommodations for applicants upon request at any stage of the recruitment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code.