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Medical Archivist, Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO) Deadline: ASAP

23 Nov 2021 4:44 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Medical Archivist
Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO)

Location: St-Jérome, Québec.
Compensation: Concomitant with experience and education as per the defined salary scale set out by UQO

Professor Eric Tchouaket is a researcher and associate professor in the department of nursing at the Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO) in St. Jerome, Québec. His work primarily focuses on the economic analysis of healthcare performance, safety and security. His current projects underway focus on the economic evaluation of healthcare initiatives of infection prevention and control, especially with regards to health care associated infections in Quebec hospitals and long-term care facilities.

Our team currently requires a medical records archivist to assist with a research project underway in four Quebec hospitals: two located in Montreal, one in the Laurentians and one in Outaouais. The position begins Dec 1st or as soon as the candidate is available, with a six month commitment and the possibility to extend. The job is an ideal opportunity for a newly graduated medical archivist, or may be used to fulfill a placement for medical archivists in training.

Tasks and responsibilities

Within the scope a research project, the medical archivist will be required to:

  • Access medical records for the collection of information and the extraction of data;
  • Use specialized medical record software to extract data from medical files;
  • Undertake quantitative and qualitative analysis;
  • Maintain privacy of data;
  • Participate in weekly research team meetings (currently held virtually)
  • Collaborate with the research team for all other tasks as required.


Ideal candidates will:

  • Have or be finishing their college diploma in medical records or archivist, as recognized by the Association des gestionnaires de l'information de la santé du Québec (AGISQ) or the College of Medical Archivists of Canada (CHIMA). Equivalent education or work experience in the field will be considered;
  • Be proficient in French (read, write and speak), knowledge of English is considered an asset;
  • Be able to travel to hospitals where the research is taking place;
  • Have the ability to work independently but also collaboratively.

Other: The applicant must be eligible to work in Canada

Start Date: December 01, 2021 ( or as soon as the candidate is available)

Commitment: 14-21 hours per week (negotiable)

Salary: Concomitant with experience and education as per the defined research professional salary scale set out by UQO

To apply send your CV and cover letter to:

Stephanie Robins, M.Sc., research professional   or

Dr. Eric Tchouaket, PhD., Associate Professor

File: 86589542_tchouaket__job_description_archiviste_poster_en.doc

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