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Senior Health Information, Management Professional

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Type of employment: 
$83,182 - $94,427 per year, 37.5 hours/week
Northern Allowance: 
$16,008 per year


This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

The Government of Nunavut was selected as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People and recent graduates in 2021.  With one of the fastest growing and youngest populations in Canada, Nunavut is a dynamic, vibrant territory, committed to becoming an even better place for future generations.  As a government, we are strengthening our unique model of governance - one that integrates Inuit societal values, promotes use of the Inuktut language, achieves a representative public service, and collaborates with partners to achieve the promise of Nunavut. Successful applicants will enjoy a competitive salary, medical and dental benefits, a defined benefit pension plan, relocation privileges and opportunities for training and career advancement.

Reporting to the Manager, Health Information Management, the Senior Health Information, Management Professional position is designed to provide accurate, timely and complete clinical data for decision support of program evaluation, service utilization and patient care outcomes. The position is responsible for the functions, such as analyzing, coding, abstracting and reporting health information for Iqaluit Health Services.

The incumbent provides guidance to all Health Information Management professionals and is responsible for providing professional expertise in clinical data compilation and reporting for all hospital admissions.  The incumbent will develop guidelines to provide centralized control of record transfers between the Department of Health and agencies in accordance with privacy and confidentiality requirements.

The ideal candidate will be a graduate of an approved program in Health Information Management and be a certified member of Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) along with (2) two years of related experience.  Experience using Meditech is a definite asset.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official languages is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit would be considered an asset. Experience using Meditech is a definite asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.

                                    An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.

If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit. Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy.
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.
  • Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
  • Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Expiry Options: 
Open until filled