Job Description

Health information management technicians and related workers collect, code, record, review and manage health information. They are employed by hospitals, clinics, workplace health and safety boards, health record consulting firms and other health care establishments. Health information management technicians and related workers who are supervisors are included in this unit group.

Sample Job Titles

  • Cancer Registrar
  • Health Information Management Coder
  • Health Information Management Technician
  • Health Records Management Coder
  • Health Records Technician
  • Medical Archivist
  • Medical Records Technician
  • Medical Records Technicians Supervisor
  • Tumour Registrar

Job Duties

  • Classify and code diseases according to an established classification system
  • Collect, code, cross-reference and store health records and related information
  • Abstract, assemble and analyze clinical data and related demographic information from health records according to established policies and procedures
  • Operate information systems to maintain indexes for classification systems and to manage and retrieve health records information
  • Prepare medical, social and administrative statistics
  • May supervise other health information management technicians and related workers.

Typical Background


Health information management technicians and related workers require completion of a recognized two-year college diploma program in health record technology or health information management.

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