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The Ottawa Hospital

HIMP 2 – Coding & Abstracting

About The Ottawa Hospital

The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) is one of Canada’s largest learning and research multi-campus hospitals. With more than 1,100 beds and approximately 12,000 staff members, we deliver specialized care to the Eastern Ontario region.
From the compassion of our people to the relentless pursuit of new discoveries, The Ottawa Hospital never stops seeking solutions to the most complex health-care challenges while continually engaging with the community to support our vision for better patient care.
Working together with its research institute, the University of Ottawa, and other partners, the hospital is continually gaining national and international recognition for high-quality patient care, teaching and research, while striving to meet the needs of the culturally diverse community we serve.
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 one (1) year of previous related experience;
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills;
  • Good organizational skills an ability to work independently & with a team;
  • Thorough knowledge of the flow of health information in a health care organization;
  • Excellent judgment and decision-making while coding an abstracting;
  • Demonstrated accountability for decisions;
  • Excellent data entry skills;
  • Excellent close attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Working knowledge 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 Emergency and Day Surgery;
  • Ability to work under pressure for Ministry and facility-imposed deadlines;
  • Eligible to work in Canada.

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.

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