WW6601 - Health Information Manager Lead - Digital Health Information - Full-time - RBWH - Herston - QLD

The Health Information Manager Lead – Digital Health Information is responsible for coordination and conduct of all Health Information Management related to digital health information functions.

These functions include advice and support for ieMR adoption and change; management of downtime in terms of reverting back to paper record; ieMR readiness activities; proactive identification and management of digital and paper documentation deficiencies; best practice clinical forms governance and continuous quality improvement related to health information management principles. This position reports to the Deputy Director and has no budget responsibilities.

Responsibilities / Duties: 
  • Undertake best practice, proactive approach to managing digital and paper clinical documentation, functions and processes, inclusive of medical, nursing, allied health and administrative staff.
  • Conduct continuous review of clinical documentation practices across electronic and paper and develop strategies to address deficits, including facilitating ieMR uptake and change.
  • Advise and support ieMR adoption and the development and coordination of change management processes required for implementation/s.
  • Participate in ieMR readiness tasks identified in preparedness for digital progression of clinical documentation.
  • Provide leadership to ieMR Coordinator and Clinical Forms Coordinator with a focus on ensuring key health information management principles inclusive of documentation improvement and ensuring appropriate security.
  • Initiate and maintain relationships with and between key stakeholders, facilitate effective communication channels to promote the successful adoption of related change within the business and foster relationships through lessons learned, feedback mechanisms and management of expectations.
  • Ongoing research, development, implementation and evaluation of clinical documentation across digital and paper in accordance with Australian Standard 2828 (AS2828), Queensland Health standards and guidelines, in consultation with key stakeholders.
  • Design and amend clinical forms using skills in form design combined with the use of graphical design software including Adobe® InDesign®, Adobe® LiveCycle Designer®, Adobe® Acrobat® and Microsoft Word.
  • Oversee the management of RBWH Patient Record Forms Online and a register of all RBWH clinical forms to ensure transparency and effective maintenance of approved forms in use.
  • Manage own continous learning and awareness of ieMR functionality updates, application to RBWH and impact as well as broad eHealth and MetroNorth IT intitiatives.
  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification in Health Information Management or equivalent.
  • Within the context of the responsibilities described above under Key Accountabilities, the ideal applicant will be someone who can demonstrate the following:
  • Demonstrated ability to implement and maintain quality management strategies, organisational change and best practice principles, initiatives and concepts in relation to information management and continuum of care.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of information management, form design and development including ongoing form management in both a paper based and digital environment (including relevant Australian Standards and legislative requirements), with particular focus on clinical information and clinical forms management requirements.
  • Demonstrated proficiency (or ability to rapidly acquire proficiency) in the use of graphical design software (preferably Adobe® InDesign®, Adobe® LiveCycle Designer®, Adobe® Acrobat®) and ability to quickly adapt to new form design software and tools.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and advisory skills including problem solving and negotiation, with the ability to build and manage effective relationships with key stakeholders and senior and multidisciplinary staff in individual and group situations and the ability to write clearly and concisely.
  • Demonstrated well-developed analytical skills and ability to identify opportunities for paper and digital innovation and improvement of processes and to resolve problems.
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously, utilise discretion, meet deadlines, establish priorities and work as an effective member of a team.

Contact Name: Jayne Stevenson

Contact Title: A/Deputy Director Health Information Services

Phone: (07) 3646 0402

Email: Jayne.Stevenson@health.qld.gov.au

Applications Close On: 
26 May 2019