Northern Health

British Columbia

Health Information Management Practitioner (Term Specific Part Time)

Dec 13, 2016
$25.54 - $31.82
Smithers, British Columbia
Early Career

Position Summary

In accordance with established policies and processes and vision and values of the organization, the Health Information Management Practitioner performs technical functions such as coding, abstracting, retrieval of computerized data , chart management and processing of medical and legal correspondence.

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 BC 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.

SMITHERS COMMUNITY

Smithers is located in the picturesque Bulkley Valley surrounded by three mountain ranges which provide a backdrop for the town's Alpine setting. The main industries include forestry, tourism, transportation and agriculture. Smithers offers affordable housing and natural splendor that support a balanced lifestyle. Smithers offers golf courses, swimming, curling and skating rinks, fitness trails, mountain biking, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, rock climbing, horseback riding, river rafting, snowmobiling, and waterskiing. The population of Smithers is approximately 5,414. There are three elementary schools, one secondary school and one alternate format school for grades 9 -12.

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