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Health Information Management Technician - Repost

Requisition ID: 34185 

Position Number: 20062095

Posting End Date: Open until filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: Manitoba Adolescent Treatment Centre

Work Location: 228 Maryland Street

Department / Unit: Medical Records 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: MGEU-158

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: ASAP - Indefinite

Reason for Term: Other Leave

FTE: 0.50 

Anticipated Shift: Days

Daily Hours Worked: 7.50

Annual Base Hours: 1950

Salary: $19.868, $20.464, $21.078, $21.710, $22.362, $23.033


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Position Overview

Reporting to the Corporate Facilities Manager, the incumbent is responsible for maintenance of the health records, the release of client information, the provision of organizational medico-legal correspondence: the auditing of health records, the administration of health records organizational policies and procedures; liaison with all MATC programs for health record issues; data entry of client related information into MATC’s clinical data base; submission of required data to Manitoba Health and establishment of professional working relationships within the organization. Abides by the Code of Ethics set by the Canadian Health Information Management Association. These functions are undertaken consistent with the Manitoba Adolescent Treatment Centre’s established philosophy, objectives, policies and procedures. Performs Privacy Officer duties.  Performs Information Analyst duties. 


  • Responsible for opening, coding, and data entry of client related information, and the maintenance of health records.
  • Responsible for all aspects of provision of medico–legal correspondence.
  • Performance of quality assurance function.
  • Performance of statistical analysis.
  • Administration of Health Information Management organizational policies and procedures.
  • Acts as a resource to staff regarding all aspects of Health Information Management.
  • Establishment of professional working relationships within the organization.
  • Minimum two years experience in a variety of areas of Health Information Management.
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
  • Graduate of an accredited Health Information Management Program / Health Records Technician Program or equivalent.
  • Certification and active member with the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA).
Qualifications and Skills
  • Experience in coding and abstracting using ICD-10-CM coding classification in conjunction with the Manitoba Health Information System (MHIS) and Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI).
  • Thorough understanding of PHIA and the Mental Health Act.

  • Demonstrated competence and knowledge in computer applications, Crystal Reporting and SQL software.

Physical Requirements
  • Travelling between various offices site may be necessary.


This term position may end earlier as outlined in the Collective Agreement.


This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.


Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.


Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.


MATC is committed to providing an accessible workplace. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

First Nations, Metis, and Inuit candidates are encouraged to apply.

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