Health Records Technician 1 (Full-time Permanent)

Kenora, ON


Competition Number 


Job Type

Full-time Permanent


1.00 FTE




Health Records


$25.4839 to $28.5404 hourly

As per CUPE LOCAL 3634 Collective Agreement

Closing Date

Friday, November 18, 2022



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.



  • 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 as an asset
  • Reliable attendance record
  • Willing to expand job knowledge and skills, but experience is preferred. Prior experience in Health Records administration would be considered an asset


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



Lake of the Woods District Hospital

Lake of the Woods District Hospital

The Lake of the Woods District Hospital meets the immediate healthcare needs of residents of the City of Kenora, as well as a large surrounding area, including several First Nations Communities.

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