Health Information Manager

The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne
50 Flemington Road, Parkville 3052, Melbourne, Australia
Job Type
Part-Time, Contract
Reference No.
Application Close Date
Contact Name
Heather Bennett
Contact Email
Contact Phone
(03) 9345 6103


The Role:

This newly created .9 EFT Grade 3 Health Information Manager position will work within the Mental Health service and will be responsible for the implementation of all data related recommendations from the Royal Commission. A key feature of the role is to support continuous improvement in health information systems at RCH and ensure these systems are developed to meet the needs and requirements of the service. This includes further development of the EMR, and the replacement of Rapid/CMI.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in working in the Mental Health sector as a Health Information Manager, have excellent data management and communication skills, the ability to form strong working relationships with business stakeholders, and the capacity to understand and support the data and information requirements of the organisation. For further key criteria for success, please view the job description.

In this role you will be well supported by a strong team at an exciting stage in the expansion of the mental health system for children and young people. The role is based at the Parkville main campus of RCH and comes with a fantastic range of employee benefits, and is on a fixed term contract until the end of the 2025 financial year. We offer a flexible working environment and are willing to negotiate reduced EFT for the right applicant.


The Hospital:

The Royal Children’s Hospital’s (RCH) vision is to be a great children’s hospital – delivering Great Care, Everywhere.

RCH is located within the Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, with more than 45 world-class biomedical organisations and more than 50,000 of the brightest minds working together to make the Precinct number one in the Asia Pacific region for health, education, research, and training. Within this, RCH is also a cornerstone member of the Melbourne Children’s Campus, partnering with Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, The University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics and The Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation. Each organisation contributes to a paediatric academic health centre which is greater than the sum of its parts.

RCH has cared for the children and young people of Victoria for more than 150 years since it was founded in 1870. A full range of paediatric and adolescent health services are provided plus tertiary and quaternary care for the most critically ill and medically complex patients in Victoria. Tasmania, southern NSW and other states around Australia and overseas. The RCH is the only provider of heart transplant services and CAR T-cell therapy for paediatrics in Australia. RCH is an effective advocate for patients and their families with a particular focus on vulnerable children and increasingly, mental health in young people. The hospital also supports many health promotion and prevention programs. The Hospital has more than 6,000 staff, a budget of $850M, 12 wards and 350 beds. Annually, the RCH has 300,000+ Specialist Clinic appointments, 90,000+ Emergency Department presentations and 20,000 elective surgeries.

We work collaboratively with hospitals to deliver the right care, in the right place, at the right time. The RCH is committed to the Child Safe Standards:

RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact.

Further information about RCH is available at


Why work at the RCH?

RCH is committed to a positive culture through enactment of our Compact. We offer the opportunity to work in world-class facilities, surrounded by Royal Park and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.

We also offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, and an award-winning health and wellbeing program.

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse background, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

All applicants please be aware that in line with the Chief Health Officer’s Directions, all hospital employees must have received their first and second dose of a COVID-19 vaccination by 15 December.  Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government COVID -19 vaccination Certificate, it is a requirement of the RCH to collect, record and hold vaccination information.

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