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Temporary position, unionized or unionizable nonunionized


Inuulitsivik Health Centre, Puvirnituq
2021 July 30

Under the DSPH, the medical archivist assumes responsibilities related to the management of files, the codeing of the elements of the files, the quantitative and qualitative analysis of the files, the application of the policy of disclosure of the information on file, assumes the research, collation, analysis and interprets the statistical data. She collaborates with the professional team, teaching and evaluation by objective criteria of the files.
The medical archivist must possess the following skills: strong interest in medical and social sciences, mastery of computer tools, ease of adaptation to information technologies, flexibility in the organization of his work, management of priorities, ease of oral and written expression, discretion (respect for confidentiality), good judgment, team spirit, analysis and synthesis, attention to attention and attention

The medical archivist makes easy use of reference documents published by the Association of Quebec Health Information Managers (AGISQ) primarily those on access and disclosure of information.
She has a good knowledge of the laws, regulations and policies governing access and disclosure of information and knows how to enforce them.
It is able to adequately inform the public of its privacy and bio-psycho-social rights.
It is able to guide the public in formulating its requests with sharpness and precision.
She is aware of the health record of the beneficiaries before the courts on behalf of her institution.
The medical archivist is involved in the development of recipient health record forms, taking into account the essential elements required for each discipline using the file.
She has an in-depth knowledge of the rules regarding the creation of name documents.
She is involved in the development of policies and processes for the drafting of the health record.
It knows the essential characteristics of the various classification systems and knows how to adapt them as needed.
It knows how to meet the deadlines for keeping records according to legal aspects and administrative needs, according to the retention schedule.
She is able to prepare a historical sample of the health records of the beneficiaries that bear witness to the history of the institution.
It knows how to protect information in the choice of modes of circulation, classifications, archiving and destruction of records.
She is familiar with the different data collection and processing systems.
It is able to analyze the health records of beneficiaries to comply with the standards of the Professional Corporation of Physicians of Quebec, the Canadian Hospital Accreditation Council, the various laws, regulations and internal policies of the institution.
She is familiar with the terminology used.
It knows how to identify and encode the data needed for planning, evaluation, teaching and research.
She knows and knows how to use the different systems for classifying diseases, operations and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
She knows and knows how to interpret the medico-administrative statistics necessary for the internal governance of the institution as well as for external agencies.
The medical archivist has the authority to identify and respond to the information needs of committees and researchers.
She is familiar with the composition of the environment and its characteristics.
It is able to introduce researchers to the use of the various working tools available.



Must have a college degree in medical archival techniques or a medical archivist degree from a school recognized by the relevant ministry or a diploma recognized by the Quebec Association of Medical Archivists or the College of Medical Archivists of Canada (Association of Medical Archivists of Canada).
It is not mandatory to be a member of AGISQ;
Minimum two years of experience as a medical archivist;
A good coding experience is a major asset.

Conditions and benefits

COVID temporary part-time
Day shift, 35hres/week; based in Puvirnituq;
Hourly rate between $22.74/h and $31.99/h depending on experience;
Removal premium of $191.93/week;
$115.64/week freight premium;
Retention premium of $114.99/week;
8-9 weeks ON followed by 4 weeks OFF;
Furnished accommodation provided and airfare paid for by the center.


Additional details

To submit an application:
Mélanie Lepage, Staffing Advisor

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