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Health Information Practitioner
Location:Kamloops
Facility:ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01546199
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HSA
Facility:ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Department:TCR HEALTH RECORDS CODE
Reports To:PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER (OR DESIGNATE)
Hourly Wage:$28.63 - $35.76
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops is seeking casual Health Information Practitioner's to join their team!

The Health Information Practitioner performs technical functions such as coding, abstracting, retrieval of computerized data and processing of medical and legal correspondence. The skills and knowledge of the Health Information Practitioner support clinical research and provide the information for medical and health care statistics.

You'll love working within a friendly and supportive team environment, and will enjoy a stimulating organizational culture. The successful applicant participates in the quality improvement program of Health Information Management Services to ensure compliance with established guidelines, external regulatory and accreditation requirements and to ensure consistency of quality data for the organization’s internal data needs and identify, investigate and prevent violations.

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week. Casual employment includes: short-notice, on-call availability; workload coverage during a temporary absence; and/or providing relief coverage in a specific position. Once hired into a casual role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual positions and lead to regular employment.

We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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Qualifications

• Graduation from a recognized program for Health Information Practitioners.
• Certified by the Canadian College of Health Information Management and eligible for active membership with 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.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT