Director, Patient Information Administration Services (PIAS)

Northern Adelaide Local Health Network
Adelaide, Australia
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Contact Title
Corporate Operations, Office Manager
Contact Name
Mel Pehlivanidis
Contact Email
Contact Phone
(08) 8161 2000


The Director, Patient Information Administration Services (PIAS) is responsible to the Executive Director, Corporate Operations, Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) for the strategic leadership of health information and records management and associated clinical administrative services across NALHN, incorporating service development, human resource management and performance of PIAS staff across NALHN.

The Director, PIAS has full accountability for all aspects of the network’s health information and records management and clinical administrative service provision. This incorporates responsibility for a policy and procedure framework for health information, human resource and budget management, strategic and organisational development / redesign, and quality and customer service principles for PIAS performance.

The work requires very high levels of discipline knowledge, expertise, and experience to determine goals and priorities within the framework of the corporate objectives of NALHN.

The role operates under broad direction and provides leadership in the interpretation of policy directives and in development of policies and procedures to facilitate implementation within the network. The role leads and manages the high-level service development of clinical frontline administration and associated support functions across NALHN and is responsible for the effective and efficient operation of PIAS support services and programs.

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

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