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Date Posted : 2012-04-23

Director Of Health Records, Full Time Belleville General Hospital Windsor 17224

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Director of Health Records, Full Time –Belleville Ontario

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Director of Health Records, Full Time –Belleville Ontario

Summary of Duties:
As a senior leader in the organization, the Director of Health Records oversees a group of health information management professionals who respond to the needs of the health records department – coding, patient record management, requests for information, and syst ems to support decision making by managers, directors, vice presidents, physician leaders, the CEO, and the Board. The Director interacts with a diverse range of stakeholders and is a member and expert information management resource for a number of internal hospital committees.

Master’s degree or equivalent in Health Professional, Health Administration, Business, Informatics or other relevant discipline
Certified Health Records Professional
Member of the Canadian Health Information Management Association
A member of the Canadian College of Health Service Executives is preferred
Demonstrated experience managing a health records department in an acute care environment
Minimum 10 years' health care management experience with the ability to manage financial and human resources
Project Management Experience
Experience with Hospital Datasets and Tools (DAD, NACRS, WTIS, DART, NRC Picker, etc.) and funding models (e.g. Pay For Results, HBAM)
Experience with data quality auditing, validation, quality improvement, statistical analysis and various evaluation methods
Excellent analytical skills with the ability to create information to support decision-making
Demonstrated experience with electronic and manual information management practices
Strong presentation skills and comfort level presenting to audiences at various levels in the organization
Superior verbal and written communication skills including the ability to display and explain complex systems in an easily understood, user friendly manner
Ability to manage cross functional teams
Demonstrated strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills
Clinical utilization and benchmarking knowledge
Demonstrated organizational and leadership skills with the ability to prioritize
Demonstrated assessment, planning and evaluation skills
Key Areas of Responsibility:

Leads the development of Health Records policies and procedures on coding, release of information, confidentiality, information security, information storage and retrieval, and record retention as well as authorship and authentication of health record documentation, standardization of medical vocabularies, and use of classification systems
Monitors departmental health information systems and facilitates the organization’s high standards for data quality
Develops strategies for improving the efficiency, quality and timeliness of health records
Documents and ensures organizational compliance with Health Records policies and procedures, including chart completion
Supports the implementation, development and deployment of the organization’s Electronic Health Record
Supports and facilitates the philosophy and practices of Continuous Quality Improvement
Manages change ensuring seamless and cost effective transition from old processes to new methodologies
Manages quality assurance ensuring compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements, legislative requirements, professional and service quality standards, organizational policies and health and safety standards and protocols
Ensures regulatory and operations reporting requirements are achieved through the management of data, statistical and financial information and analyses
Provides education and training to employees and physicians in areas relevant to Health Records policies and procedures
Manages staff resources, ensuring appropriate balance of skills and capabilities, assessing service quality, providing performance feedback, prioritizing workloads and schedules, handling grievances and managing training and development needs
Develops and maintains effective relationships with peers in other public and private health sectors to remain informed of current and emerging issues and trends related to workload measurement and Health Records. This includes membership and participation with relevant professional associations (e.g., Utilization Management Network of Ontario)

We have an immediate need to fill this position. Firm’s offering an interim solution is encouraged to submit while the organization continues to actively recruit for a successful candidate for this permanent position.

We are an equal opportunity employer.
We thank all interested candidates for their response, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.


Director of Health Records, Full Time Belleville General Hospital Windsor 17224

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