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Health Records Technician

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

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 #2019-363 in the subject line,  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: September 6, 2019/Open Until Filled


Last Updated:Fri, 01/24/2020 - 16:48