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Health Records Technician

Health Records
Whitehorse General Hospital
Competition No.
Closing Date
Competition open until filled
L06(PSAC Bargaining Unit)
Pay Rate
$32.41 - $41.02
Employment Status
Regular Full Time Position
Monthly/weekly hours
75 Hour Bi-Weekly
Start Date
Monday, June 5, 2023


Are you looking to be part of an exceptional and passionate health care team in one of Canada’s most spectacular natural environments with vast and stunning wilderness at your doorstep?


Yukon Hospitals strives to cultivate an environment of passionate and engaged people with a culture that values growth, work/life balance, and wellness in helping all our people reach optimal ability. Our organization is an integrated system of hospitals: Whitehorse General Hospital (58 beds), Watson Lake Community Hospital (6 beds) and Dawson City Community Hospital (6 beds).

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.

Knowledge and skills required:

  • 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.

The successful candidate will be a 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


  • Relocation Allowance
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Pension Plan


TO APPLY: quote competition #2023-362 and email your resume to 

For more information, contact recruitment at

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Indigenous Workforce Initiative - We are committed to having a diverse and representative workforce that reflects the community we serve.  When applying to YHC Career Opportunities, we invite you to voluntarily self-identify in the email body of your application.  Please do so in whatever manner you feel accurately reflects who you are. You will then be connected with Yukon Hospitals’ Indigenous Workforce Initiative (IWI), where you can receive support with application materials, hear about additional training or mentorship opportunities, and ask any questions you have.  All self-identification information will remain confidential. You are also welcome to contact IWI supports before submitting your application at or call 867-332-7203. 

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. Unfortunately, at this time, we are unable to consider resumes from International applicants. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada in order to apply, i.e. have Landed Immigrant Status, Work Visa, or be a Canadian Citizen.

Posting Date: May 25, 2023/Open Until Filled