Health Information Manager

Gippsland Southern Health Service
May 26, 2020
Leongatha, Australia
Job Type
Reference No.
Application Close Date
Position Description
Contact Title
Director of Nursing - Leongatha
Contact Name
Vivienne Low
Contact Email
Contact Phone
03 5667 5507


Gippsland Southern Health Service and South Gippsland Hospital are providers of healthcare in the South Gippsland Shire, offering a broad range of services, including specialist, general, acute, sub-acute, ambulatory, residential aged care and community services.

We are currently seeking a Health Information Manager to effectively manage and co-ordinate the functions of the Health Information Service to ensure both facilities are compliant in all aspects of patient medical record management and legislation, including accurate data collection and submission deadlines, clinical coding standards, privacy, record management, Freedom of Information requests, medico legal requests and staff management.

The Health Information team consists of this position, one full-time clinical coder and a part-time administrative assistant. This role works closely with clinicians across the health services, building their capacity through education, training and provision of professional advice.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

A Bachelor of Health Information Management or equivalent
Eligible for membership with Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMAA)
Knowledge of privacy legislation and document control.
Understanding of DHHS Hospital Admission Policy.
Knowledge of State and Commonwealth Government statutory requirements
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, working as part of team.
Relevant computer skills applicable to Patient management systems including clinical coding and support services.
Demonstrated strong analytical skills.
Evidence of a current driver’s license as the position requires travel between three sites

The position description, located on our website at, provides further details on duties and responsibilities and essential criteria which suitable applicants will be shortlisted.

Further Information:

Vivienne Low, Director of Nursing. PH: 5667 5507 or

Applications: Via our website at (click on “Apply Now” in the job advert).

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