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Hawkesbury and District General Hospital

HGH is a bilingual community hospital which has more than 600 employees and 100 physicians, and serves the Prescott-Russell area in Ontario.

With a heritage of over 100 years of quality care delivery, HGH is known for its culture of compassion, spirit of innovation and excellence of care. HGH is now growing and becoming a full-service regional hospital to meet the changing need of the community.

HGH offers to its employees a dynamic clinical environment that promotes a diverse and interdisciplinary professional practice. Our hospital offers access to services among the best in the region, including 40 specialized clinics, in addition to the full range of general care and services. The opportunities for professional challenges and career advancement are multiple and encourage others to excel.

Position:  Health Records Administrator

Region:  Prescott/Russell


Position ID: J1217-0234

Position Overview
The Health Records Administrator provides leadership in all aspects of clinical information management at several levels. At the individual record level, the incumbent supports data collection, use, access and disclosure, to the retention and destruction of health information regardless of the format. This professional performs qualitative analysis on the documentation within the health record and is responsible for the security of health records. The Health Records Administrator is the link for a patient’s right to access private, secure and confidential health information. At a higher level, the Health Records Administrator provides statistical information to the organization, Ministry and other regulatory bodies. The data is used for the evaluation of services rendered to the public and for the allocation of funds. Precision and accuracy in the coding and abstracting of data is essential to the position.


  • Certificate for Health Records Administrators recognized by the Canadian Association for Health Records Administrators.
  • Certificate in statistics would be considered an asset.

Skills / Abilities
  • Experience in a similar position
  • Possess a working knowledge of both official languages.
  • Ability to analyze data;
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency - Crystal Reports, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and Internet Explorer;
  • Ability to multi-task and problem solve independently;
  • Ability to exercise judgment;
  • Demonstrate leadership skills;
  • Ability to work independently and in group situations;
  • Ability to compile statistical data.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and a healthcare environment;
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation.

As a pre-condition of employment, all new HGH employees will be required to obtain and provide a satisfactory Police Records Check dated within six (6) months from the date of issue.

  • Certificate for Health Records Administrator
  • English
  • Experience in a similar position
  • French

Salary:  $24.67 - $27.36 / hour

Terms of Employment:  Temporary,full-time, 12 months, poss of ext

Deadline for Application:  Friday, January 26, 2018

How to Apply:  

Apply Online.

At HGH, we are committed to promoting an accessible work environment where all employees and candidates feel respected. We support the principles of adaptation in the workplace. If you need workplace accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process or anytime thereafter, please notify a member of the Human Resources team. We will be pleased to assist you and accommodate your needs.

Location:  Hawkesbury

Profession Type:  Other

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