WW5986 - Health Information Manager - ( Full-time / Part-time) - The Killmore and District Hospital - Killmore, VIC




The Kilmore & District Hospital (TKDH) provides comprehensive acute and aged care services to our rapidly increasing catchment population of 25,000 that extends to Broadford and Pyalong in the North, Wallan and Craigieburn in the South and Lancefield and Romsey to the West of Kilmore, Victoria, Australia.


Responsibilities / Duties: 

We are currently seeking an experience Manager of Health Information to join our team and be accountable for the effective leadership and management of our Health Information Services and main reception team. You will need to work collaboratively with the senior leadership team, clinical and non-clinical staff and consumers to ensure that TKDH has an effective, coordinated, organisation-wide approach to the provision of health information management.

As the Manager of Health Information you will also be responsible for the professional oversight and organisational management of the Health Information Services team including patient liaison, admissions and reception staff. You will be responsible for coding inpatient episodes using ICD-10-AM, ensuring KPI’s are consistently met for Coding and all mandatory data requirements including the Victorian Admitted Episode Dataset (VAED). Along with this you will be responsible for the development of medical records forms according to Australian Standards.

Reporting directly to the Director of Development & Improvement this position will lead the management of Health Information Services to achieve the organisational objectives.


Essential: 
  • Bachelor of Health Information Management
  • Extensive ICD-10-AM clinical coding expertise in a wide range of specialties
  • Excellent organisation and prioritising skills
  • Highly competent in the use of Microsoft applications
  • Excellent communication and customer relations skills
  • Sound understanding of confidentiality and privacy requirements


Desirable: 
  • Previous experience in senior health information management role in the health sector
  • Previous experience in small rural, local or regional health service
  • Previous management experience


Enquiries: 

Kirrily Gilchrist
Director Development & Improvement
Phone: 0439 717 010
Email: gilchrik@humehealth.org.au

Reference Number: 

HIM2017

Applications Close On: 
23 April 2017