Senior Health Information Auditor

Department of Health - WA Health
Published
25/03/2022
Location
East Perth, Australia
Job Type
Full-Time, Part-Time
Reference No.
00015186
Pay Rate
PSO Level 6 $103,966 - $114,590 p.a.
State
WA
Application Close Date
2022/04/08
Contact Name
Tim Nelson
Contact Email
timothy.nelson@health.wa.gov.au
Contact Phone
08 6373 1871

Description

Salary: PSO Level 6 $103,966 - $114,590 p.a.
Location: East Perth
Unit/Division: Purchasing and System Performance
Work Type: Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time
Position No: Pool Ref 00015186
Closing Date: 2022-04-08 4:00 PM (YYYY-MM-DD)

This is a Recruitment Pool for Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Fixed Term Full Time and Fixed Term Part Time appointments

We currently have two opportunities, one permanent full-time (1.0FTE) vacancy and one part-time (0.6FTE) fixed-term vacancy for up to 6 months, with the possibility of extension.

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic and dynamic individuals to the position of Senior Health Information Auditor. The Senior Health Information Auditor develops and maintains the audit intervention framework and conducts the audit program across the WA health system that measures compliance with relevant information management and performance policies. The position’s focus is to help drive system performance improvement and to identify and address emerging data quality and policy compliance issues and trends. Experience and skills in clinical coding would be advantageous but not essential.

Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies throughout the health service. Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur. Appointments may be made from this pool for 12 months from when the authorised delegate endorses the recruitment decision.

WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.

WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy.  As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position.  Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility to Apply: Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector.

All WA health system employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access health care facilities, pursuant to the Health Worker (Restrictions on Access) Directions (HWAD) and the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination and Vaccination Program Policy, unless the employee is exempt pursuant to the HWAD.

Other Conditions:  WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.

Employee Benefits: In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):

  • 10% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice. For further information click here.
  • Professional Development Opportunities and Study Leave/assistance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Flexible leave arrangements
  • Other professional and location based allowances

Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form (available online at www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au).

For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Tim Nelson on 08 6373 1871.

If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.

Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online (www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au). Please note: Applicants must have a current, valid email address in order to apply online. This email address will be used for communication with applicants.

Applicants are advised to submit the following documents and information:

  • A written statement of no more than three pages, addressing the selection criteria
  • A detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements.

These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.

Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted. 

LATE OR EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.    

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