Job descriptionCompany Bio
IMAGINE a hospital where everyone is committed to excellence. We did. We are. From boardroom to bedside, we go above and beyond to offer the best and safest patient care. At North York General Hospital (NYGH), we put our patients first in everything we do. We are achieving a new standard of excellence in integrated patient-centered care and as one of Canada's leading community academic hospitals, we are building on our academic foundation through enhanced education, research and innovation. North York General Hospital is part of North York Toronto Health Partners, a collaborative partnership with patients, primary care, and community partners, a first- generation Ontario Health Team, driving the development of a locally integrated health system to serve the community. As part of our dynamic team, you too can stand out and be amazing! At North York General, our team is making a world of difference.
Registration & Records Officer, Admitting & Patient Registration
Your goal in this position is to perform all clerical activities required for the security and maintenance of patient records. This position may also be required to support the registration of patients into the NYGH patient care system (Cerner). This position supports the Hospital’s academic mandate by advancing care through teaching and learning and/or transforming care through research and innovation. This position contributes to the shared responsibility of ensuring health and safety policies are followed to provide for a healthy environment for staff, physicians, volunteers, learners, patients and families.
On a practical level, you will
Register patients in order to collect and document information required for use throughout the Hospital
Chart retrieval and processing for discharged patients
Chart assembly after physician completion and performing final quantitative analysis
Perform ongoing quality audits on charts and processes
Accurately file and retrieve patients’ health records on request for ongoing patient care, research projects and audits, etc.
File charts and loose reports within acceptable time limits
Work safely in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act
Ongoing updating of patient demographics as required
Collection of payment for appliances and noninsured services
Perform other duties as assigned
Completion of your Ontario Secondary School Diploma, required
Current enrolment or graduation from a Health Information Management Program an asset
Knowledge of medical terminology, required
Previous Health Records experience within a computerized healthcare setting preferred
Accurate keyboarding skills essential, minimum speed 45 w.p.m
Must be able to work effectively in a team environment
Excellent command of spoken and written English
Ability to prioritize and work under pressure
Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate well with the public and staff
Microsoft Office skills to the level required for the job
Bilingualism in French/English an asset
What We Offer
Working at NYGH means working with a dynamic team of fellow healthcare providers, staff, and volunteers in one of Canada’s leading hospitals. This is a Part Time Temporary Position of 8 months with 8 hour shifts, all shifts, in the Admitting & Patient Registration department on all sites. We offer a highly competitive total compensation package which includes pay in lieu of benefits, vacation pay and the opportunity to join the Hospital Pension Plan.
FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department.
How to Apply
Think you're the right person for the job? Here's your first chance to show us why:
Ensure to meet the deadline - only applications received by the closing date will be considered.
We will review all applications and will contact those selected for an interview.
At North York General, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live, including those with disabilities. North York General is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.