Providence Health Care is the Lead Health Authority for the Lower Mainland Health Information Management (HIM) Consolidation. Recognized as part of a collaborative initiative between four of British Columbia’s largest healthcare employers, Providence Health Care, Fraser Health, Provincial Health Services, and Vancouver Coastal Health, who combined employ over 60,000 staff and have sites spanning areas from Powell River to Richmond, and through to Hope, British Columbia, the HIM team is committed to providing quality service to patients and clients alike. Health Information Management’s vision is to support and improve the planning and delivery of health care by leading in the adoption and development of knowledge & technology, and the sharing of best practices for Registration, Transcription, Coding and Record Management services.
Clerk 3, Medical Health Records
Reporting to the Manager, Coordinator and/or designate, performs record processing functions related to patient records by performing duties such as assembly, retrieval and delivery of records; filing, identifying, verifying, and correcting patient information utilizing the computerized Admission, Discharge Transfer and/or Electronic Health Record System and checking for discharges and/or previous admissions. Performs clerical duties related to the electronic records scanning process such as picking up charts from the units, prepping for scanning, scanning, indexing within the computerized scanning application and verifying accuracy. Applies index criteria, scans records utilizing electronic records scanning software, checks for image quality, and lifts and stores boxes in designated area as required. Retrieves patient records, calculates statistics, and performs reception and clerical duties. Prepares records for offsite storage. Performs duties related to the release of patient information for continuity of care in accordance with established procedures.
Education, Training and Experience
- Grade 12, plus one year’s recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Skills and Abilities
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to deal with others effectively.
- Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
- Ability to organize work.
- Ability to operate related equipment.
- Ability to keyboard at 45 wpm.
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Applications will be accepted until this position has been filled.