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Medical Records Archivist

August 12 2020
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Health, Medical, Archivist, Documentalist, Administration, Management, Medical records
Chisasibi, QC


Medical records archivist who, under the authority of the head or assistant head of the archives department, trains, co-ordinates and oversees one or more medical records archivists, as well as other staff members in various job titles.


Under the authority of the Coordinator of Medical Archives, the Medical archivist team leader at the hospital of Chisasibi is responsible to:

  • Supervise the staff work of the hospital's archives department;
  • Analyze and perform the coding of hospital files according to the current classification (ICD-10 / CCI);
  • Update the medico-administrative data management information using the Med-Echo application;
  • Participating in the regional implementation of the applications;
  • Provide first-level assistance to stakeholders and archives staff in applying the policies, laws and regulations, as well as in the use of different applications;
  • Provide training and support to hospital staff such as for the maintaining of the files and records; 
  • Interpret and create statistical reports and produce annual reports;
  • Perform other related duties as required.



  • Diploma of college studies in medical records techniques recognized by the Ministère de l'Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport, or a diploma recognized by the Association Québécoise des archivistes médicales or the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA);
  • Member in good standing of AGISQ is an asset.
  • Experience:
  • Two (2) years of relevant experience (an asset);
  • Work experience in the health and social services sector (an asset);

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of various laws concerning the management of information of the Health of Quebec, such as Access to Information Act, LSSSS and chapter S-5, Archives Act, Act respecting the legal framework of the information technologies etc.
  • Knowledge of the features of an IPM is an asset;
  • Knowledge of the features of an interface is an asset;
  • Knowledge of coding standards for ICD-10-CA, CCI and ICD-O;
  • Good knowledge of the normative framework of I-CLSC;
  • Learning agility of IT softwares;
  • Good command of Med-Echo system and Microsoft Office suite (Word and Excel) and knowledge of Impromptu (an asset);
  • Knowledge of DSQ, SI-PMI, Crystal-Net applications and a forms management module is an asset;
  • Knowledge of Medipatient ADT and MediDex, IPMR concept and interface functionality (an asset for future deployment projects);
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team;
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to change;
  • Analytic skills, ability to organize work and set priorities and attentive to details.


  • Fluent in English;
  • Fluency in Cree and French is an asset.


  • Disparity premium between $8 484/year and $13 573/year, depending on community and family status
  • Retention premium between $5,000/year and $11,750/year, based on years of service in the North
  • Cargo premium from $24,08/week;
  • Accommodation provided: Furnished, heat and electricity included (for family or non-family status)
  • Moving and storage expenses at the employer's expense
  • Three (3) to four (4) annual sorties depending on family status
  • Up to 16 weeks off including 4 weeks of vacation per year
  • Group insurance plan
  • Fixed contribution pension plan (GPERP) network