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The Ottawa Hospital - General Campus

The Ottawa Hospital - General Campus

Position:  HIMP 3 - Coding & Abstracting

Region:  Ottawa


Job ID 66262

Days, 8 hour shifts.
*For information purposes only - The Hospital reserves the right to change.

Basic Requirements

  • Graduate of a Health Information Management Diploma Program recognized by the Canadian College of Health Information Management (CCHIM) at a certificant level;
  • Member in good standing with CHIMA maintained through ongoing CPE credits;
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ previous experience;
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills;
  • Good organizational skills and ability to work independently & with a team;
  • Thorough knowledge of the flow and health information in a health care organization;
  • Excellent judgement and decision-making while coding and abstracting;
  • Demonstrated accountability for decisions;
  • Excellent data entry skills;
  • Excellent close attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Proficiency in commonly used computer software for coding and abstracting;
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new methods, coding standards, and electronic systems;
  • Demonstrated commitment to the TOH values;
  • Foundational knowledge of the CIHI Canadian Coding Standards and how they are applied to ICD-10-CA/CCI coding of Inpatient hospital encounters;
  • Ability to work under pressure for ministry and facility-imposed deadline.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience coding in large teaching facility;
  • Proficient in computer software such as MED2020 or 3M abstracting, Registration systems, code finder software such as 3M Code Finder, familiarity with Folio.

Salary:  $29.785 - $34.316 / hour

Terms of Employment:  Regular, full-time

Deadline for Application:  Friday, August 17, 2018

How to Apply:  

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by improving the health of the community, excited by leading-edge medical technology, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient safety as we are, we would like to hear from you.

Please submit an on-line application.

We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

The Ottawa Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.

Location:  Ottawa

Profession Type:  Support Services/Operations (Food Service, IT)

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