WW6579 - Senior Health Information Manager - Full / Part-Time - Austin Health - VIC

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic Health Information Manager to join our growing Casemix team. This newly created senior position is an integral part of our friendly and dynamic team at Austin Health. The position encompasses a range of duties related to education, auditing and other senior duties such as mandatory reporting and research requests.

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. 
Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.
All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting 
and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  
Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Responsibilities / Duties: 


  • To assist with the comprehensive internal coding auditing program, 
    including optimisation of coding quality
  • To assist with the extensive education program for all staff, including 
    internal and external staff
  • To assist with completion of mandatory reporting of the Victorian 
    Admitted Episodes Dataset (VAED)
  • To provide Austin health with Casemix information by ensuring accurate 
    and timely completion of morbidity classification and participation in unit meetings
Essential: 
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Health Information Management) or other 
    equivalent qualification and eligibility for full membership to the Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMAA).
  • Excellent clinical coding skills using ICD-10-AM 10th edition, and a good 
    understanding of Casemix and DRGs.
  • Ability to determine priorities and organise workload effectively and 
    efficiently.
  • Well developed interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to 
    work well as a member of a large team.
  • Well developed problem solving skills and the ability to resolve 
    conflict.
  • Possession of the following personal qualities: motivation, flexibility, 
    initiative, reliability and professionalism.
  • Minimum of 4 years experience in a coding related role


* Applicants without coding experience will not be considered

Desirable: 
  • Previous experience with education/ training of others
  • Previous experience with mandatory reporting
Enquiries: 

 Contact Name: Linda Pigatto

Contact Title: Senior Health Information Manager

Phone: (03 ) 9496 5509

Reference Number: 

28942

Applications Close On: 
30 April 2019