Director, Health Information Management

Metro North Hospital and health Service
June 11, 2020
Queensland, Australia
Job Type
Application Close Date
Contact Name
Martin Byrne
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Director, Health Information Management

Herston, Metro North Hospital and Health Service

Director, Health Information Management at new specialist public health facility!

Surgical, Treatment and Rehabilitation Service (STARS) is a new greenfield and digital, specialist public health facility which is due to open in 2020. It has been designed to deliver a range of new and expanded healthcare services to meet demand and increase patient access to specialist rehabilitation services, elective surgical and endoscopy procedural services.

STARS is a new 182-bed facility that couples complex rehabilitation and specialist elective surgical services and procedures in a planned procedure environment to provide patients with greater access to care in clinically recommended timeframes.

We are building a team to deliver exceptional healthcare at STARS for Metro North Hospital and Health Service (MNHHS) – Australia’s biggest, best and nicest health service.

Based in Herston, STARS also forms part of the Herston Health Precinct – home to a collaborative community of 13,000 staff including clinicians and healthcare professionals, researchers and students.

Your Opportunity

  • Provide expert advice to the STARS executive team on all health information functions including clinical records management, patient administration and identification, activity-based funding, clinical coding, state-wide data submissions.
  • Provide strategic advice and participate actively in the negotiation of activity targets for the facility, alongside the General Manager and the Finance Manager.
  • Monitor progression towards target in relation to weighted activity units for STARS and implement a number of strategies to maximise activity for both inpatient and outpatient occasions of service.
  • Lead a revenue optimisation program including a coding quality assurance program, a clinician liaison program and continuous seek out opportunities for new methods to capture clinical, activity undertaken at STARS.
  • Oversee the foundational/core records management platform of the ieMR, ensuring that patient records are electronically maintained to a high standard and support patient safety principles.

 Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the Role Description on SmartJobs.

Why work for us?

 We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro North employee, you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro North here:


 Further information

 Applicants are to apply online. If the information requested in the ‘how to apply’ section is not provided you may not meet the requirements for further consideration of your application.

Job Ad Reference STR346958

Closing Date 29 June 2020


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