Health Records Technician
Yukon Hospital Corporation
Whitehorse, YT
Health Records

Whitehorse General Hospital

Competition No.:

Closing Date:
Competition open until filled.


Pay Rate:
$30.78 to $38.94

Employment Status:
Regular Full Time

Monthly/weekly hours:
75 hours bi-weekly

Start Date:
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Under the direction of the Manager, Admissions and Discharge (A&D) and Health Records, performs the technical functions of coding and abstracting, data retrieval and release of information. Performs other related duties.

The following are knowledge and skills required for this position:

Knowledge of coding & abstracting of the ICD-10-CA/CCI coding classification

Knowledge of National coding standards and practices

Knowledge of health record administration procedures and practices

Knowledge of Acts, Ordinances & Regulations

Knowledge of MS Office products Word, Excel and Outlook

Knowledge of office practices & procedures

Knowledge of medical terminology

Effective interpersonal skills

Ability to use office equipment

Ability to set priorities

Ability to communicate effectively

Ability to use designated reference materials including coding and abstracting manuals, dictionaries, directories, Internet, etc.

Ability to pay attention to detail, accuracy and thoroughness

Ability to concentrate at a high level, work independently and exercise good judgment

Cross cultural awareness.

Graduate of an accredited Health Information Management program with two years experience in a health information services environment in a health care setting; certified by CHIMA.Demonstrated knowledge and experience with abstracting application software. E.g. Meditech, 3M

Quoting competition # 2019-325, email your resume to:

Yukon Hospital Corporation is committed to employment equity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada in order to apply, i.e. have Landed Immigrant Status (Permanent Resident), Work Visa, or be a Canadian Citizen.

Posting Date: (Open Until Filled)