Health Records Technician 1 (Full Time Permanent)

Lake of the Woods District Hospital is hiring an Health Records Technician 1! For more information please see the details below!
Job ID: 2024-3634-011

Why Work with LWDH? In this position, there are many benefits to joining our team:

  • 3 weeks paid vacation pro-rated
  • Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan enrolment, one of Canada’s largest defined benefit pension plans that includes inflation protections, survivor benefits, buyback options, and early retirement
  • Desjardin Group Life Insurance coverage that includes life insurance, and short/long-term disability coverage
  • Green Shield Canada extended health benefits for single and family including dental services, prescription, health services, vision, hospital accommodation, etc.
  • Access to staff physiotherapy, onsite gym, Employee Assistance Program, staff wellness initiatives, and much more!
Employer Name: Lake of the Woods District Hospital
City: Kenora
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: P9N 3W7
Application Deadline: July 22, 2024
Hours of Work: Full Time Permanent
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: $30.6209 to $32.2430 hourly as per CUPE LOCAL 3634 Collective Agreement

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

The Health Records Technician 1 performs technical analysis, data entry and verification of clinical information associated with reporting and utilizing health care data. This position assists with Release of Information requests according to PHIPA, filing and other clerical procedures as required.

If this opportunity sounds like a great fit for you and you meet most of the essential qualifications we are looking for, we encourage you to apply and provide us more details about why you think you would be a great fit. We cannot make any promises, but we will consider your qualifications and the potential you bring. LWDH is dedicated to ongoing professional development and continuing education opportunities to enhance skillsets and working experience.

Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • CHIMA Certification with current registration; High Diploma; maintenance of mandatory continuing professional education credits
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, clinical medicine, surgery, diagnostic tests, radiology, pathology, pharmacology, etc.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent keyboarding skills
  • Ability to use designated reference materials
  • Ability to work under pressure with time constraints
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of MS Office, MediTech and 3M Abstracting and HIM software; experience with other clinical abstracting software and ADT software would be considered an asset
  • Reliable attendance record
  • Willing to expand job knowledge and skills, but experience is preferred. Prior experience in Health
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please apply through the online application process via

We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. First consideration will be given to current internal employees of LWDH.

Qualified applicants may be considered for other comparable positions or within the same classification other than this posted position.

Please prepare your application in accordance with the qualifications posted in the job advertisement. Applications will be screened based on the posted qualifications.

LWDH is committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion and belongingness in our operations, throughout our workplace, and seeks to employ individuals who are committed to and value these principles.

We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities as outlined in the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA 2005) and its related Accessibility Standards Regulations. To meet this responsibility, LWDH will make appropriate accommodations, including alternative formats available. Please inform Human Resources of any accommodation(s) at any point throughout the recruitment and selection process to ensure your equal participation.

LWDH values the importance of creating a workplace that reflects the population it serves and promotes the representation of the Employment Equity groups as outlined by the Employment Equity Act (1993). Applicants are encouraged to self-declare at the time of application.

For more information or to request an accommodation please contact the Human Resources Department at 807-468-9861 ext. 2393


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