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Health Information Analyst

Hlth Info Mngt Professional II
Administrative/Clerical, Corporate - Quality & Healthcare Improvement, General Support - Non-Clinical, Health Informatics
Regular Full Time
Northwest Centre II
(CORP) Health Systems Analysis
2012-12-03  Time: 23:59

Minimum: 31.63 per hour Maximum: 41.65 per hour
The Health Information Analyst will report to the Director of Calgary Zone Analytics and Reporting, and will work in a team environment supporting the information needs of the Calgary Zone across health sectors.

The role has as primary responsibility to process data from a variety of sources and deliver reports for clients by consulting on needs while understanding and representing data limitations and appropriate use. Planning and interpretation as well as consultation and interpersonal skills are vital.

Data used is primarily based on inpatient and ambulatory abstract data. A firm knowledge of this data based on a solid Health Information Management background is required for this position.

Comfort with use of, and learning within, technical environment is required. Role involves data extraction from distributed databases and holdings across AHS, and will involve report automation and publishing dashboards to the web. The ability to investigate data issues and pursue clarification will be a valuable asset. The candidate should therefore be detail oriented and have established good practice in documentation and communication.

The Calgary Zone team is at times required to deliver reports within very tight time lines. An ability to cope well under pressure along with a willingness to support team members is required in this role.

The ideal candidate will enjoy a dynamic work environment and thrive on new and interesting challenges.

The Employee shall maintain confidentiality of all health information in accordance with the Health Information Act, Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and other privacy legislation in effect and shall comply at all times with the Alberta Health Services standards and policies in this regard.
  • Graduate of an approved school for Health Information Management professionals required.
  • Certification by the Canadian College of Health Record Administrators required.
  • Formal SQL training and experience required.
  • Formal training and successful completion of the ICD-10-CA / CCI coding classification program.
  • Minimum 5 years of coding or data analysis in healthcare or related experience preferred.
  • Must possess sound knowledge of ICD-10-CA / CCI, medical terminology and disease processes, coding and data analysis.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Experience with TOAD and Oracle databases an asset.
  • Proficiency with MS Excel, Access and MS Office suite of software.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize workload to meet established deadlines essential.
  • Self motivated and ready to take initiative.
  • Knowledge of provincial and national reporting data sets, clinical data, ADT.
  • Works well independently and in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated professionalism and good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    Selection will be dependent upon Experience, Performance and Qualifications.

  • AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and is committed
    to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

    Please submit one application for each position desired as copies of applications will not be submitted for multiple postings on your behalf. Applications must include skills and ability for the position, since selection is based on information provided in the application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying with the AHS!

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