Health Information Manager

Lachlan Health Service - Western NSW Local Health District
Forbes or Parkes, Australia
Job Type
Reference No.
Pay Rate
Medical Record Manager Grade 4 $53.21 per hour
Application Close Date
Position Description
Contact Title
Health Service Manager
Contact Name
Liz Mitchell
Contact Email
Contact Phone
02 6861 2603


Accurate health data management is an extremely important enabler in our health district’s capacity to meet our goal of building ‘healthy rural people and thriving communities’, This management role is crucial to supporting ready access to quality data and information for clinical decision making, clinical quality improvement, application of activity-based funding models and to meet medico-legal requirements.

This role managers the health information services of two sites, Parkes and Forbes Health Services.

You will plan, lead, oversee and monitor day to day practice in relation to all aspects of health information management in these facilities, ensuring data integrity and timely access to relevant information to support front line clinicians make accurate clinical decisions and deliver quality patient outcomes.

You will also collaborate with clinicians to ensure understanding of clinical documentation requirements and local health information processes, and for information improvements including technology and processes. The risk will be managed by ensuring legislative and policy requirements in relation to creation, maintenance, access, archiving, and destruction of medical records are met.

As a manager, you will take responsibility for the effective recruitment, leadership, development and performance of direct reports and play an active role in team culture development and practices which value diversity.

The challenges of this role include delivering a quality service while balancing limited resources, meeting the competing needs and expectations of a variety of stakeholders, and managing a high volume workload.

This position is 24 hours per week.

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