This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
Reporting to the Director, Support Services this position plans, monitors and manages all aspects of the day-to-day operations and maintenance of Health Information Management Services for the Qikiqtani General Hospital (QGH). The manager is also responsible for effective and appropriate management of heath information management of health information records received by QGH and Iqaluit Health Services.
The Manager, Health Information Management will be directly supervising a full time Health Information and registration team and will be responsible for all performance management so that they are adequately trained, certified and current with health information, privacy, and records management legislative, policies, procedures, trends and requirements, to ensure all health information is compliant and meets the standards of the Government of Nunavut. The Manager will also develop, implement and manage Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) activities in order to reduce liability, increase customer satisfaction and improve service delivery.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position are usually obtained through the completion of a recognized post-Secondary diploma in Health Information Management program or Health Informatics along with minimum of three (3) years’ experience in health management field including two (2) years as a manager in a complex, customer focused organization. An undergraduate degree in a related field and experience with Meditech will be considered as assets.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.