Clinical Health Information Management Specialist (CHIMS ) Full-Time - PECM Home\BG Secondary
Quinte Health Care
3d ago

Quinte Health Care (QHC) is a progressive and integrated system of four hospitals working with partners to provide exceptional care to their local communities.

Care is provided through four hospitals Belleville General Hospital, North Hastings Hospital, Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital, and Trenton Memorial Hospital and includes four emergency departments, operating rooms at three hospitals, a rehabilitation day hospital, children’s treatment centre, ambulatory care clinics, community mental health programs, and a range of diagnostic services.

There are inpatient beds for acute medical patients, intensive care, obstetrics, paediatrics, mental health, complex continuing care, rehabilitation, and surgery.

With fantastic restaurants, a thriving arts and culture scene, and more than 40 wineries, the Quinte region is an excellent place to live.

The array of parks, picturesque beaches, golf courses, and waterfront trails, provide plenty of opportunity for outdoor adventure.

This dynamic, growing community offers affordable housing in both urban and rural settings and is an easy commute to larger centres such as Toronto, Kingston, Ottawa and Montreal.

Visit to learn more about the region.


  • Active member in good standing with the Canadian Health Information Management Association.
  • Must have proof of current CPE credits or, a recent graduate (in the last 12 months) and can provide proof of diploma.
  • Knowledge and use of Folio.
  • Knowledge of Medical Staff Rules & Regulations, Public Hospitals Act, Personal Health Information Privacy Act and other pertinent legislation.
  • Duties

  • Reviews health records quantitatively to ascertain that records meet necessary criteria, and reports errors and / or omissions.
  • Monitors and maintains a system for charts that are past due and reports to Manager and notifies physicians that are delinquent in chart completion.
  • Assembles records for permanent filing.
  • Receives, evaluates and responds to correspondence, telephone requests and in-person inquiries regarding release of health records.
  • Attends at court with the health record, under subpoena.
  • Assesses information in health records and assigns codes according to the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10CA) and Canadian Classification of Interventions (CCI) and maintains abstracting data base.
  • Retrieves patient charts from previous admissions and directs to appropriate floor / unit on admission.
  • Answers telephone, takes messages, screens and re routes calls.
  • Assumes responsibility for microfilming process.
  • Files charts in main dept. and alternate storage areas.
  • Participates in departmental QA Programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Physical Demands Analysis


  • Required Rarely lifting, carrying, pushing / pulling
  • Mobility

  • Required Frequently prolonged sitting
  • Required Occasionally standing and walking on hard surfaces
  • Required Rarely crouching / squatting, climbing, balancing
  • Dexterity

  • Required Often prolonged fine finger movement,
  • Required Frequently gripping / grasping,
  • Required Rarely - reaching
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