Health Records Analyst

Health Records Analyst

Website Nova Scotia Health

Health Records Analyst
​Req ID: 151897
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Provincial Zone,  Nova Scotia
Department: PPA Clinical Analytics CNS
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Status: CUPE Admin Professionals Position
Posting Closing Date: 24-Mar-23

Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.

Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there’s a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with an Nova Scotia Health role means you’ll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.

About the Opportunity
The Health Records Analysts (HRAs) are responsible for analysing and reporting data for clinical and non-clinical activities and act as a central point for inquiries and requests for information from all facilities within Nova Scotia Health. The HRAs are responsible for the selection of patient data/records, for detailed data requests, as well as presentation and analysis of statistical information. HRAs contribute to the planning and operation of the Performance and Analytics Team through participation in a number of departmental and corporate initiatives, as well as giving presentations to stakeholders. HRAs prepare customized or ad hoc reports using 3M report writer, or similar writing software, drawing on data elements contained with the Discharge Abstract Database maintained by the Canadian Institute of Health Information. These reports vary widely as they can be medical and/or administrative in nature. Customer service and quality are the two main mandates of the HRA team. At all times, the HRA team is responsible for attention to the confidentiality.

About You
We would love to hear from you if you have the following:

  • Grade XII plus graduation from an approved Health Records Administration or Health Information Program
  • Member of Canadian Health Information Management Association
  • Minimum of three years technical experience, including experience with 3M report writer
  • Experience with International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification and the 10th Revision, Canadian Enhancement
  • Experience with Canadian Classification of Interventions and International Classification of Oncology
  • Thorough expertise in medical terminology, including understanding of complex diagnoses and surgical/therapeutic interventions terminologies
  • Knowledge of other HIS systems such as STAR, Med 2020 Chart Tracking
  • Experience using Windows, Word Processing, Excel, Power Point and Outlook
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred

Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.

Permanent, Full-time position, 75 hrs bi-weekly

Compensation and Incentives
$28.35 – $33.08 Hourly

Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.

Once You’ve Applied

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Some opportunities may be eligible for our Employee Referral Program.  If a Nova Scotia Health employee refers a candidate who is not working for the organization and the candidate is hired, the employee who made the referral may be eligible to earn up to $1000.  For more details and instructions, please visit Recruitment – Incentives

​This is a Admin Professionals bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.

Preferred candidates must be able to demonstrate proof of primary series of COVID -19 vaccine at time of hire.

Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.

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