WW6687 - Health Dataset Officer - Part Time Ongoing - Monash Health, Monash Medical Centre Clayton, VIC

Are you a team player who enjoys working with a diverse range of people, can think analytically and has a passion for health data and training others to improve data integrity?

About Us

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide health care to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers

We are looking to engage those with a keen interest in data and data quality to integrate with our team who provide regular, timely and accurate reporting of non-admitted activity to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

About the Role

The Health Dataset Officer role is multi-faceted, with key responsibilities including data submission, auditing, testing, documentation and training. This role will also encompass liaising and building key relationships with internal and external stakeholders, supporting the development and implementation of necessary underlying business processes to ensure compliance with DHHS definitions and business rules.

This role involves using a range of systems and/or software including iPM, Scanned Medical Record (SMR) and the Microsoft Office suite.

Travelling to other Monash Health sites will be required.

A willingness to learn with a positive approach to a frequently changing environment is essential.

Responsibilities / Duties: 

About You

We are looking for accomplished team players with a passion for people and systems to work part time (32 hours per week).

You can readily demonstrate:

  • Experience providing end-user training including developing training material and other reference documentation
  • Experience with data quality activities including data remediation, data audits and corrections
  • Experience and demonstrated skills and knowledge with using a PAS (e.g. iPM, HMS)
  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office software (specifically, Excel, Publisher and Word)
  • Functionality and extract testing with any system upgrade
  • Ability to think analytically, logically and laterally
  • High attention to detail
  • Essential: 

    Ideally you will also have:

  • Previous experience in reporting data to DHHS including an understanding of the health datasets and reporting requirements
  • An understanding of the relationship between data reported and Activity Based Funding
  • Graduate HIMs are encouraged to apply.
  • What’s in it for you?

    You will be well supported in your role, and we’ll build a comprehensive orientation, training and development program to facilitate your smooth transition to Monash Health and to support you in achieving your career goals. You’ll also have access to a range of corporate benefits, including salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take home pay, discounted staff car parking and on site gym.


    Monash Health recognise the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

    Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

    Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

    Matilda Grose - Health Dataset Coordinator - 03 9594 2586

    DOCUMENT PD Health Dataset Officer July 2019

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    Applications Close On: 
    11 September 2019