Health Records Technician

Hôpital Notre-Dame Hospital (Hearst) is seeking a permanent, part-time Health Records Technician.

Location: Hôpital Notre-Dame Hospital (Hearst)

Posting closing date: Please forward your resume before July 28, 2022.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Health Information Management (HIM) certificate or willingness to obtain;
  • ICD-10 coding certification or willingness to obtain if no HIM certification;
  • Medical terminology course (asset).

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Medical or general secretary experience;
  • Prior experience in Medical Records (asset);
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team member, with good organizational skills and with limited supervision;
  • Ability to work with confidential material;
  • Excellent communication skills in both official languages is required.

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Reports to the Health Records Coordinator.
  • Handles the partial duties of the Health Records Department whenever the Coordinator is absent or unavailable (vacation, meeting, etc.).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Codes diseases and procedures as well as abstracting in WinRecs using the established Universal nomenclature and system ICD-10 and CCI-10.
  • Handles release of information. This should be reviewed by Coordinator or designate prior to finalization.
  • Performs duties and/or functions assigned by the Coordinator or designate.
  • Rotates job functions with other workers on a regular basis.
  • Assembles (Universal Chart Order) and reviews the patient’s health records for completeness. (Inpatients, Emergency, Surgical Day Care, Clinics)
  • Documents deficiencies to be completed by the physicians or other professional staff.
  • Maintains a “Death” and “Newborn” registry.
  • Scans health records.
  • Files/Retrieves health records as required.
  • Trained on WinRecs/MediTech (electronic health records)
  • Prints a list of dictated reports that are to be transcribed using online Fusion link.
  • Ensures dictations are typed in an acceptable time frame and that all dictations are verified for neatness and accuracy and that each report is identified by a patient’s name, chart number, etc. and distributed accordingly.
  • Answers telephone inquiries and deals with the public.
  • Provides help when needed for preparation of release of information.
  • Compiles periodical and statistical reports, upon request.
  • Compiles simple data for research or study, upon request.
  • Trains and/or provides orientation to new employees.
  • Offers assistance and/or instructions when indicated.
  • Seeks clarification of duties when indicated.
  • Extends courtesy and consideration for others in interpersonal relationships.
  • Demonstrates professional manners in work setting.
  • Accepts advice to upgrade abilities.

Use the application form below or forward your resume to:

Julie Trudel | Human Resources Coordinator
Email: hr@ndh.on.ca
Fax: 705-372-2923

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