New Job Health Information Management Professional I In Alberta

Health Information Management Professional I
Health Information Management Professional I

Health Information Management Professional I

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Your Opportunity:

Reporting to the Patient Care Manager (PCM) of the Trauma Program at the University of Alberta Hospital, the Health Information Management Professional I (HIMP I) is responsible for accurately coding and abstracting trauma data as identified by the Alberta Trauma Registry, National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB), connect care and the Trauma Quality Improvement Program (TQIP). This position is responsible for coding and abstracting clinical and demographic data from the patient health record for specific trauma patients, as well as supporting the EZ Trauma Program in providing a patient-focused, high quality health system for all trauma patients as required. Health Information Management Professionals must have a keen attention to detail, recognize the importance of validity, accuracy and reliability of coded data and maintain a high standard of quality while giving attention to productivity so that mandated submission deadlines are met. Effective communication skills are essential for interactions with internal and external stakeholders. Health Information Management Professionals must also ensure that protected health information remains private and confidential according to the Health Information Act (HIA), Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) and Alberta Health Services’ (AHS) Information and Privacy and Information Security policies.


As a Health Information Management Professional I, you will be responsible for coding and abstracting data from clinical records, release of information and/or data quality assurance. In accordance with AHS procedures and the Health Information Act, you will gather, retrieve, collate, code, design, analyze, interpret clinical and demographic data and perform statistical reporting and regular data quality reviews for patient records.

  • Classification: Hlth Info Mngt Professional I
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Unit and Program: Trauma Registry
  • Primary Location: U of A Hospital
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Posting End Date: 21-FEB-2023
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Date Available: 03-MAR-2023
  • Hours per Shift: Varies
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
  • Days Off: Other
  • Minimum Salary: $30.52
  • Maximum Salary: $38.22
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Completion of diploma from an accredited Health Information Management Professional (HIMP) program. Active or eligible for registration with the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA).

Additional Required Qualifications:

Familiarity with ICD-10-CA and CCI Folio product. Thorough knowledge of current Canadian Coding Standards for ICD-10-CA/CCI. Excellent knowledge and expertise of medical terminology, anatomy and disease process. Demonstrated knowledge and application of coding and abstracting skill. Strong computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook). Strong ability to maintain accuracy of information. Ability to work independently, prioritizes workload, meet deadlines and work effectively under pressure and show good judgment. Ability to work well within a team environment and shared workspaces. Ability to concentrate for extended periods of time. Excellent English language skills in reading, writing, comprehension and oral communication. Candidates that meet the required qualifications must successfully pass the Edmonton Zone Trauma Data Analyst coding test with a passing grade of 80%.

Preferred Qualifications:

Two years recent experience in data collection. Proficient verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) coding. Familiarity with Provincial Acts including, but not limited to the Hospital Act, Health Information Act, and Freedom of Information and Privacy Act (FOIP). Previous experience with electronic and/or paper health records an asset.