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Health Records Technician

Requisition ID: 333227 

Position Number: 20057626

Posting End Date: March 24, 2023

City: Winnipeg

Site: Seven Oaks General Hospital

Department / Unit: Health Information Management Staff 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: CUPE-2509(204)

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: 05/01/2023 - Indefinite

Reason for Term: Other Leave

FTE: 0.50 

Anticipated Shift: Days 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.50

Annual Base Hours: 1950

Salary: $21.424, $22.069, $22.731, $23.412, $24.115, $24.840


Grow your career in the Winnipeg Health Region! Our team provides a spectrum of health care services through an integrated network of sites, services and organizations. We’re united by a shared commitment to excellent and equitable health care.

Position Overview

The incumbent performs a variety of technical functions relating to the accurate and efficient processing of health records with regard to discharge analysis, quality assurance of records completion, coding and abstracting of clinical information, utilization and tasks related to the department’s statistical, audit, release of personal health information and research requirements.


  • Related experience in a Health Information Services Department required.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Successful completion of a recognized Health Information Management program.
  • Education and experience in ICD10 CA/CCI coding and abstracting standards as well as Manitoba Health and CIHI data requirements is required.


  • Active CHIMA membership preferred.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to successfully work within a team environment.
  • Flexibility, reliability and independence in planning work.
  • Willingness to participate in skill up-dating and self-development activities relating to the job.
  • Must appreciate the need for accuracy and thoroughness with regard to performance of duties.

Physical Requirements

  • Good physical and mental health to meet position demands.
  • General office environment.
  • Prolonged physical activities include; walking, standing for long periods, sitting, lifting & loading chart bins, stair climbing, carrying multiple chart volumes, pushing carts filled with charts, bending frequently, pulling and reaching for charts.
  • Environment consists of frequent interruptions.

This term position may end earlier as outlined in your 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


We welcome applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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