WW6552 - Chief Health Information Manager - (Full-time) - Northpark Private Hospital - Melbourne

About the Role

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated and enthusiastic HIM to lead a dedicated team in a developing hospital.

About us

Northpark Private Hospital is currently one of the largest private hospitals in Melbourne’s northern suburbs, with 137 beds and 5 theatres with a range of surgical and medical services including a dedicated mental health unit and a full service maternity unit including mother and baby services. 

Healthscope is the second largest provider of private health care in Australia with hospitals in all states and territories.  The company owns and manages a diverse range of facilities including large high acuity metropolitan hospitals, regional and suburban hospitals. 

This leadership role will be responsible for leading a Health Information Services department and dedicated team of HIMs and clerks. Responsibilities include the ongoing review of HIS processes to ensure optimum efficiency, recruitment, training and development of staff, casemix management, medical record forms review and rationalisation, completion of Quality Improvement activities, and representing HIS on various committees, ensuring all department KPIs are achieved.

This role would be ideal for a motivated professional looking for new challenges, or the opportunity to take the next step in their career in a supportive environment. 

A competitive, negotiable remuneration package, inclusive of generous ongoing professional development support, will be dependent on qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities / Duties: 
Essential: 
  • Bachelor of Health Information Management (HIM) or equivalent with at least 3 years’ experience
  • Previous staff management responsibilities
  • A demonstrated ability to work as part of a team 
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Demonstrated organisational and time management skills 
Desirable: 
  • Knowledge of private sector funding models
  • Knowledge of the WebPAS Patient Information System
Enquiries: 

Enquiries & written applications: 

Michael Kertes

State Health Information Manager (VIC/TAS)

Phone: 0419 321 600

Email:  Michael.kertes@healthscope.com.au

Applications Close On: 
15 March 2019