Are you looking for friendly, supportive staff, work life balance and affordable living this may be just the opportunity that will take your career to a new level.
Reporting to the Coordinator, Coding, the Health Information Management Analyst is responsible for developing, documenting and performing data integrity methodologies including new workflow processes and procedures that combine system functionality and HIM principles to develop standard processes for coding, analysis and reporting practices within Northern Health. The HIM Analyst assists in the testing, implementation support, maintenance and enhancement of the Coding System and provides support and training services for a variety of internal and external users for NH's Abstracting and Reporting systems. The HIM Analyst continually looks for ways to maximize usage and quality to ensure ongoing business process improvements. The HIM Analyst facilitates the consequential organizational changes created by the implementation and ongoing use of the abstracting system. Shift Rotation/Hours of work:
Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 16:00
This position is flexible to any community within the Northern Health region; with seats at Prince George (UHNBC/Brunswick Building), Fort St John/Fort St John Hospital, Dawson Creek/Dawson Creek Hospital, Terrace/Mills Memorial Hospital, GR Baker Memorial Hospital and Prince Rupert/Prince Rupert Hospital. Explore our wonderful northern communities. What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
• Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
• Relocation Incentive is available for eligible positions
• Employee referral program
• Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
• "Loan Forgiveness Programs" offered through the Federal and BC Government Qualifications
• Graduation from a recognized program for Health Information Practitioners. Certified by the Canadian College of Health Information Management as a certificant, and eligible for active membership with the Canadian Health Information Management Association.
• Knowledge of protection of privacy and freedom of information legislation, patient's rights to confidentiality and legal requirements for the production of records.
• Knowledge of health information systems and database management, statistical calculations, and interpretation of reports from administrative and clinical databases.
• One year's recent related experience in a HIMS department of an acute care health care facility or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Skills and Abilities:
Ability to teach clients and others both one-on-one and in groups.
• Knowledge Integration:
Integrates best practice and current research evidence to support professional practice decisions and actions.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with clients, families, the public, medical staff and the members of the interdisciplinary team using, oral written and computer communication means. Demonstrated ability to effectively resolve conflict.
• Critical Thinking:
Demonstrated ability to integrate and evaluate pertinent data (from multiple sources) to problem-solve and make decisions effectively. Applies the problem solving process demonstrating critical thinking and decision making skills using a systems approach.
Demonstrated ability to organize work, set objectives and establish priorities. Manages time and resources, implements activities to promote cooperation among the interdisciplinary team, supervises responsibilities of others, and collaborates across disciplines.
Promotes staff morale, engagement, and risk-taking. Demonstrates creative planning for change and innovations, implementation of NH policies or other protocols, and ongoing professional development of self and others.
Demonstrated ability to foster teamwork and a commitment to excellence in the provision of client care.
Demonstrated computer skills including the use of Cerner, Med2020, Perinatal, Folio, 3M Codefinder and Windows based programs. Demonstrated data analysis skills including appropriate data analysis and reporting tools. Demonstrated ability in the use of e-mail and word processing. Ability to operate other related equipment as required in the specific practice area.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.