WW6265 - Chief Health Information Manager - (Full-time) - Latrobe Regional Hospital - Traralgon, VIC


Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) is the major provider of specialist health services in the Gippsland region, east of Melbourne. Our comprehensive range of services extends to emergency and intensive care, elective surgery, allied health, obstetrics, medical and radiation oncology at the Gippsland Cancer Care Centre, dialysis and aged care.

LRH has a number of outstanding facilities following a recent expansion. These include a cardiac catheterisation laboratory, large Emergency Department, endoscopy suites and modern and contemporary inpatient units. These complement extensive Allied Health amenities including a gym and pool.

LRH is the regional provider of mental health services in Gippsland. LRH Mental Health Service operates an integrated specialist mental health program across the region and provides inpatient and community mental health care for adults, children and young people and older persons.

Gippsland provides a fantastic regional lifestyle with easy access to Melbourne.

We are currently seeking an experienced and motivated individual for the role of Health Information Unit Manager. This is a unique opportunity to undertake a temporary, long service leave replacement position. The position involves leadership and management of a large Health Information Unit which delivers timely access to patient information, responses to information requests, and monthly clinical coding submission.

The successful candidate will have experience in the operational and business management of a health information unit, an excellent working knowledge of relevant acts and guidelines including Freedom of Information, Privacy and records management; a comprehensive understanding of coding standards, strong customer service skills and focus, and sound computer skills.

The successful applicant will be required to apply for and satisfactorily obtain a National Police Check and Working with Children Check.

Latrobe Regional Hospital supports Equal Employment Opportunity by recognising and valuing inclusion and diversity. The hospital encourages all people from different cultures and backgrounds to apply for our advertised positions.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants are encouraged to apply. Successful appointment will be based on merit and satisfactorily passing a Police Check and Working With Children’s Check. LRH’s Koori Health Liaison Officer is available to assist on (03) 5173 8831 or kooriliaison@lrh.com.au

To apply for this vacancy please visit our website – http://www.lrh.com.au and go to our Careers Section.

Enquiries: 

Angela Jacon
General Manager - Medical Services
Phone: (03) 5173 8632
Email: ajacob@lrh.com.au

Reference Number: 

11252

Applications Close On: 
25 April 2018