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Health Information Management (HIM) Professional - Repost

Requisition ID: 334091 

Competition #: SS-23-348
Position Control #: 119-71190-T326-06

Posting End Date: Open until filled

City: La Broquerie

Site: Southern Health-Santé Sud

Work Location: To Be Determined

Department / Unit: Health Information Services 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: CUPE

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: TBD - March 9, 2024

Reason for Term: Other Leave 

FTE: 0.8

Anticipated Shift: Days

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Wage Rate: As per CUPE Collective Agreement


Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.


Position Summary:
Reporting to the Manager - Health Information Services or Director of Health Services, the Health Information Management (HIM) Professional is responsible for coding and abstracting of client care data, authorizing release of personal health information in compliance with privacy legislation, and management of health information such as transcription services, generating reports, and maintenance of health records for the continuity of care, education, research and legal purposes. The incumbent provides orientation and mentoring of employees and students in the Health Record department. While maintaining confidentiality in all matters relating to clients, staff and the organization, the incumbent works co-operatively in a matrix structure to support the functions of Health Information Services.

The HIM Professional is responsible for continuing professional education (CPE) credits to meet national certification requirements. The incumbent will exercise the appropriate level of initiative and independent judgment in determining work priorities, work methods to be employed and action to be taken on unusual matters. The position functions in a manner that is consistent with the mission, vision and values; and the policies of Southern Health-Santé Sud.


• Graduate of a Canadian College of Health Information Management (CCHIM) recognized program for Health Information Management (HIM) Professionals
• Certified with the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA)
• Demonstrated knowledge of provincial legislation including but not limited to privacy
• Demonstrated knowledge of current Canadian Coding Standards for the collection of International Classification of Diseases and Interventions
• Demonstrated knowledge of the current Discharge Abstracting Database for the collection of specified data elements
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications and Email/Outlook
• Minimum of one (1) year experience in a Health Records department including coding and abstracting
• Other suitable combinations of education and experience may be considered
• Demonstrated ability to provide a high level of attention to detail and accuracy
• Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment
• Demonstrated ability to navigate multiple computer programs simultaneously
• Demonstrated written and oral communication skills
• Demonstrated accurate spelling and grammar skills
• Demonstrated organizational, decision making and problem-solving skills
• Demonstrated ability to display independent judgment
• Demonstrated ability to respect and promote a culturally diverse population
• Demonstrated ability to prioritize in a changing environment
• Demonstrated ability to build and maintain professional working relationships
• Demonstrated ability to work in a team as well as independently
• Given the cultural diversity of our region, the ability to respect and promote a culturally diverse population is required
• Proficiency of both official languages is essential for target and designated bilingual positions
• Demonstrated ability to meet the physical and mental demands of the job
• Demonstrated ability to respect confidentiality including paper, electronic formats and other mediums
• Good work and attendance record


Conditions of Employment:
• Completes and maintains a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check and Child Abuse Registry Check, as appropriate
• All Health Care workers are required to be immunized as a condition of employment in accordance with Southern Health-Santé Sud policy
• Requires a valid Class 5 driver’s license, an all-purpose insured vehicle and liability insurance of at least $1,000,000.00


This term may end earlier as outlined in your collective agreement.


We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.


Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.


This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.


Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


We welcome applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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