Records Management Professionals (including Health Records)

A records manager is an information manager who is responsible for overseeing the effective management of their organization’s records, from their creation to their eventual disposal. They must control the number of records created and stored, and identify which records are to be preserved for historical, compliance and research purposes, and which are to be destroyed. Records managers are also responsible for providing access to records for a range of operational and strategic purposes. (Academic Invest)

Occupational Profile

Find detailed information about the occupation, including typical duties and working conditions, in the links below:

Education

The University of Manitoba does not offer training in Records Administration or Health Information Management. Please view the links below for information on specialized programs in North America.  Where relevant, for some certification, prior education may be completed at the U of M. 

If you are a University of Manitoba student who would like support determining an educational pathway for your unique career goals, speak with a Career Consultant.

Exploring Education Options

Information for foreign-trained professionals - Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials

Labour Market Information

Labour market information informs users of supply and demand for specific occupations and sectors. It includes such things as salary and job outlook information. These resources support informed career decision making and job search efforts.

Resources

Professional Associations
Professional associations may organize events and provide directories, job postings, career and labour market information. Student membership opportunities may also be available: engage, learn and network!

Directories, Industry Associations, and Sector Councils
These resources provide industry news, labour market information and a list of potential employers. Remember, there are usually multiple industries worth exploring.

Job Boards
Search occupations of interest in the industry-specific job boards below to learn about skill requirements, employers, job duties and available jobs. You may also wish to search more general online job boards

Other Links

These external resources may provide you with additional information about the occupation and opportunities to build experience:

Date modified: September 24, 2019