WW6713 - Chief Health Information Manager - Full-Time - Northpark Private Hospital, Bundoora, VIC

Are you a competent people manager with exceptional leadership and decision making skills? An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated and enthusiastic Health Information Manager to lead a dedicated team in a developing Hospital.

To be successful in this position, considerable experience in clinical coding, strong time management and problem solving skills will be required.

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.

Explore a HIM Career with Healthscope:


Applications close: Thursday 31 October 2019

For further enquiries: Michael Kertes - State Health Information Manager (VIC/TAS), Phone: 0419 321 600, Email: Michael.kertes@healthscope.com.au

Responsibilities / Duties: 

As a Health Information Manager your responsibilities will include:

- Participate in case mix analysis, education & quality activities
- Clinical documentation improvement initiatives
- Assist with the timely extraction and submission of mandatory data reporting
- Assist with the development and management of forms rationalisation and digitised medical records management
- Participate in audits as necessary
- Timely and accurate clinical coding


- Bachelor of Health Information Management and/or Master of Health Information Management or equivalent with at least 3 years experience
- Strong leadership capability to lead and drive success within a team to maximise performance
- Experience in coding with knowledge of ICD-10-AM , ACHI & ACS
- Sound understanding of Codefinder & Turbocoder
- Demonstrated experience in the extraction and submission of data to external parties
- Strong organisational skills in planning, prioritising and managing workloads
- Highly developed problem solving skills that lead to positive outcome
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to manage stakeholder relationships


- Knowledge of private sector funding models
- Knowledge of WebPAS patient information system


Contact Name: Mike Kertes
Contact Title: State Health Information Manager
Phone: 0419 321 600
Email: Michael.kertes@healthscope.com.au

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Applications Close On: 
31 October 2019