Welcome to Soldiers' / Student - Health Records

Competition: 14 - 200
Posting open: July 31, 2014

Posting close: August 6, 2014


Student - Health Record

A Casual Opportunity (year round)


Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) is located in the City of Orillia - a beautiful community nestled along the shores of Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching. Orillia offers an environment where a health work/life balance is easy to achieve as exceptional urban amenities, natural resources, points of interest, and recreational opportunities abound.


People have always been OSMH’s greatest strength. Our committed team has helped our community for over a century. We offer an environment where each individual works interdependently towards common goals: we believe in Integrity, Caring, Respect, Participation and Accountability. We are an organization where individuals’ contributions are valued and there are many opportunities for personal growth and development.


POSITION SUMMARY:  Reporting to the Director of Health Records, Registration & Privacy Services, the Student will be responsible to cover the following functions: Prepping and scanning patient records according to established procedures; handling patient record requests from the emergency department and other areas; retrieving charts for physicians attending the department for chart completion and maintaining scanning equipment and informs departmental staff if there are any equipment, process concerns.



  • Current enrolment in an education program is required.
  • General office experience is an asset.
  • Student only available for summer months need not apply.
  • Ability to:  
o work independently and use good judgment and conduct themselves in a professional manner;
o organize, prioritize and follow established patterns and specific procedures in a standardized order;
o operate office equipment (scanner, copier, microfilm reader printer);
o communicate (both verbally and in writing) effectively with physicians, other paramedical staff, and 
the public;
o walk, stand, climb, lift and frequently stoop to file and retrieve records.
  • Operate Microsoft office applications, (Outlook, Word, Excel) and ADT system.
  • Preference for work that is high volume, organized, routine, which involves concentration and attention to details resulting in a high degree of accuracy.
  • Knowledge of:
o Handling of records management (filing systems) and record retention policies based on Public Hospitals Act
o Patient Information Confidentially
  • Satisfactory work performance and attendance record required.
  • The successful candidate will have a proven commitment to professional development as well as to the Mission and Vision of the Hospital. Demonstrates proficiency in written and verbal communications skills in relation to working with patients across the care continuum.
Year round:  varied shifts but may work every 2nd or 3rd evening 3:00-9:00 pm.  
Summer months:  Possible increased hours at the discretion of Department Director. 


  • a professional practice environment
  • a collaborative atmosphere with emphasis on teamwork
  • wellness initiatives
  • continuing education grants
  • employee recognition and assistance programs
  • a competitive salary and benefits package
  • equal opportunities for growth and development

OSMH is a minimal fragrance workplace. We kindly ask all applicants to refrain from using scented products should they have the occasion to interview with the hospital.


Interested applicants should apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and a copy of your current professional license or registration and quoting the above competition number to:


The Human Resources Department

Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital

170 Colborne Street West, Orillia, ON L3V 2Z3

Tel: 705-327-9120

Fax: 705-327-9170

Email: humanresources@osmh.on.ca


Please note: Incomplete submissions will not be considered.


OSMH is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please advise the Human Resources Department.

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