Health Record Technician Coding Abstracting (Remote)

Salary: Competitive Salary
Job Type: Full time
Experience: Senior Level

William Osler Health System

Health Record Technician Coding Abstracting (Remote)

Health Record Technician Coding Abstracting | William Osler Health System | Canada

Company Description

One of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for many consecutive years, William Osler Health System (Osler) provides a safe and supportive health care network to grow your career. Osler is nationally recognized for its commitment to patient safety and is Accredited with Exemplary Standing, the highest rating a Canadian hospital can receive. As a major Ontario hospital system, and home to some of the biggest specialty and emergency departments in the country, Osler serves the 1.3 million residents of Brampton, Etobicoke and surrounding communities. We are proud to offer you incredible exposure to best-in-class health care delivery and challenging hands-on opportunities to stay at the top of your game.

A hospital system built for and by the community, we continue to expand our services to meet the needs of a growing population, creating opportunities for increased hands-on skills development, cross-department training and promotional opportunities. Guided by our accomplished senior leadership team, together we are driving our vision of patient-inspired health care without boundaries.

At Osler, we invest in careers that go beyond where health care professionals like you can achieve their goals and find deep personal and professional fulfillment. Join our team today!

Job Description

National Ambulatory Care Reporting Systems (NACRS) and Discharge Abstract Database (DAD) coding and abstracting following CIHI coding standards and ICD-10 CA/CCI guidelines

Request for clarification of uncertain clinical information in support of accurate data collection

Use of abstracting and report generation to ensure data submission/distribution to internal and external customers

Collaboration with the Registration, Decision Support, and Finance teams to enhance quality decision-making and accurate funding based on the clinical data

Participate in projects for the improvement of data quality

Practice self-development and continuous learning to enhance your skills and expand your expertise as a health information management professional

Other job functions as necessary to support the Health Information Management team


Graduate of a recognized health record information management program

Active CHIMA membership

Minimum five years DAD and NACRS coding experience using ICD-10/CCI and current knowledge of CIHI coding standards

Computerized abstracting experience; WINRECS preferred

Proficiency in Microsoft Office, CIHI coding queries, Meditech and eHIM

Must have an understanding and knowledge of CMG (Complexity)

Ability to apply data quality practices and standards to coding and abstracting functions

Must have excellent organizational, data interpretation and communication and critical thinking skills

Must demonstrate Osler’s Values of Respect, Excellence, Service, Compassion, Innovation and Collaboration

Excellent attendance, punctuality and work record

Must be willing/able to work from home, as per the hospital criteria, after successfully completing probationary period, if requested by the hospital

Additional Information

Currently days (subject to change in accordance with operational requirements).

Salary: 2022/2023

Minimum: $28.69 per hour

Maximum: $32.15 per hour

Application deadline: September 19, 2023


Osler values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at

While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment recruitment purposes only, and not for any other purpose.

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