WW6707 - Health Information Manager - Newcastle Private Hospital, Newcastle NSW

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Health Information Manager to join Newcastle Private Hospital as the Health Information Services Manager.
The Newcastle Private Hospital is a 189 bed acute facility, the largest private hospital in Newcastle and provides a range of services including cardiology, cardiothoracic, general & orthopaedic surgery and maternity services. Newcastle Private Hospital is seeking a motivated and experienced Health Information Manager to join our team. Since June, 2007 the hospital has been owned and operated by Healthscope, a national provider of health care services.

The hospital offers a friendly team atmosphere, family friendly flexible working hours with a supportive working environment. A competitive remuneration can be offered for the right candidate.

Click on the link below to see why you should join the Healthscope HIM team!

Responsibilities / Duties: 

• The management of the Health Information Service including all aspects of medical record management and related activities including records maintenance, archiving and destruction
• Provision of timely and accurate clinical coding data using ICD-10-AM (11th edition) & collection and reporting of data for use in clinical indicators, research and evaluation of services as well as to NSW Health, Health Funds and other agencies.
• Provision of education and analysis of Clinical Coding and Casemix information
• Co-ordinating responses to medico-legal and other requests for patient information
• Participation in performance improvement activities


• Bachelor of Health Information Management (or equivalent)
• Hospital medical record management experience in large acute hospital with varied casemix
• Strong clinical coding with ability to train and mentor coding staff – current 11th Edition
• Excellent communication and organisational skills


• Experience with webPAS patient administration system
• Previous Private Hospital experience
• Knowledge of private sector funding models.


Lisa Gandy, Finance Manager, Newcastle Private Hospital - 02 49418704

Maree Carolan – State HIM, Healthscope Private Hospitals (NSW/ACT) - 0417 229 401

Applications Close On: 
11 October 2019