WW6151 - Health Information Manager - (Full-time) - HealthScope - Sydney Southwest Private Hospital, Liverpool, NSW


An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Health Information Manager to join Sydney Southwest Private Hospital as the Health Information Services Manager.

Sydney Southwest Private Hospital is an 87 bed acute surgical hospital that serves the needs of the local community at Liverpool and surrounds. Services provided include (but not limited to) General & Surgical Day Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery, Maternity and Special Care Nursery facilities, Oncology Unit as well as a Mental Health Unit.

The Hospital is part of Healthscope, which is a publicly listed health service company that includes hospitals, pathology, radiology and medical clinics in every state and territory. Being part of the company allows opportunity for career progression and support that comes from being a large organisation.

As the Health Information Manager you will be responsible for:

  • The management of the Health Information Service including all aspects of medical record management and related activities including records maintenance, archiving and destruction
  • Provision of timely and accurate clinical coding data using ICD-10-AM (10th edition) & collection and reporting of data for use in clinical indicators, research and evaluation of services as well as to NSW Health, Health Funds and other agencies.
  • Provision of education and analysis of Clinical Coding and Casemix information
  • Co-ordinating responses to medico-legal and other requests for patient information


Essential Criteria:

  • Bachelor of Health Information Management (or equivalent)
  • Hospital medical record management experience in a medium sized acute hospital with a varied casemix
  • Strong clinical coding with ability to train and mentor coding staff – current 10th Edition
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills


Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience with webPAS patient administration system
  • Previous Private Hospital experience
  • Knowledge of private sector funding models.


Enquiries: 

Maree Carolan
State HIM, Healthscope Private Hospitals (NSW/ACT)
Tel: 0417 229 401
Email:Maree.carolan@healthscope.com.au

Linda McDonald
Executive Assistant Sydney Southwest Private Hospital
Tel: (02) 9600 4213
Email: linda.McDonald@healthscope.com.au

Applications Close On: 
30 November 2017