As an integral member of the Coding and Abstracting Department, the Health Information Management (HIM) Professional – DAD Coder, utilizes his or her technical, analytical and decision-making skills to make appropriate interpretations of inpatient clinical documentation, drawing upon his or her knowledge of medical and surgical terminology, anatomy, pathology, physiology, pharmacology, and the national and provincial coding standards.
The HIM professional communicates with physicians, residents, nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse managers, business managers, performance measurement analysts, and data quality analysts to exchange information and serve as a resource for coding-related issues.
Diploma in a CHIMA (Canadian Health Information Management Association) – recognized Health Information Management (HIM) program required
Holds a valid CHIMA (formerly CHRA) certificate required
Maintains active CHIMA membership (payment of annual dues) required
Participation in mandatory Continuing Professional Education (CPE) program, as defined by the governing regulations, in order to continue to use their professional designation required
Active membership with the Ontario Health Information Management Association (OHIMA) preferred
Minimum two to three years (2 to 3) years working experience with ICD-10-CA and CCI classification systems in an acute care institution required
Experience working in a Microsoft Windows environment required
Demonstrated ability working with computerized abstracting systems (e.g., Med2020 WinRecs) required
Knowledge of current CIHI Coding Standards, DAD Abstracting Guidelines and Ontario Ministry of Health (MOHLTC) data quality initiatives required
Knowledge of Case Mix Group (CMG) classification methodology and Resource Intensity Weights (RIW)/Expected Length of Stay (ELOS) methodology required
Knowledge of Health Based Allocation Method (HBAM) preferred
POSTED DATE: JULY 27, 2012
Posting # 684322
University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
University Health Network has a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer.
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