Health Information Manager

Barwon Helath
June 17, 2020
Geelong, Australia
Job Type
Reference No.
Application Close Date
Contact Name
Melisa Robinson
Contact Email
Contact Phone
0400 945 951


 Health Information Manager – Mental Health

  • Part Time - 48 hours/fortnight (18 month contract)
  • Gain valuable experiences to assist your future career prospects
  • Join Geelong’s largest employer - we offer career advancement, attractive employee benefits along with a great bay-side location


About Barwon Health

Barwon Health is the major regional health provider for the Barwon South West region. It is Victoria’s largest regional health service with one of the busiest hospitals in the state, University Hospital Geelong. We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 6,500 staff and more than 1000 volunteers. We provide care at all stages or life and circumstance through a wide range of services from emergency and acute to mental health, primary care, community services, aged care, and subacute/rehabilitation. Care is provided to the community through over 21 key locations throughout the region.


About the role

The purpose of this role is to provide leadership in the collection, use, evaluation and management of health information within the Mental Health Drugs and Alcohol Service (MHDAS). This role spans inpatient, community and residential services and will be a key resource and contact person in relation to the process development and adherence to the standards for the management of information relating to MHDAS across the Area Mental Health service.


This position reports to the Health Information Services Operations Manager and will support the Information Management team in compliance with Mental Health reporting requirements.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a pivotal role which will include preparing for and working on the Mental Health Funding Reform work and new Mental Health funding model implementation, which will require future community episode coding.


In order to fulfil this role you will need to have:

  • A degree in Health Information Management with experience
  • Strong IT skills, including competency with database applications, patient administration systems, digital and electronic medical records.
  • Understanding of reporting and datasets relevant to health service delivery, such as National Minimum Datasets, policy and funding reporting requirements, morbidity and mortality data collection
  • Proven ability to manage priorities and have experience in service delivery
  • Health record and relevant legislation knowledge
  • Current drivers licence


About the culture 

You will have the opportunity to be part of a highly skilled, professional, friendly and dedicated team. We promote positive respectful relationships and strong working partnerships in the workplace and in the community. As a team we are focussed on providing the highest quality patient centred care.


Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club


Diversity and Inclusion
At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.


At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.


We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.


If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team on (03) 4215 0520 or via email at noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.


We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.


Reference #162208
Location, Swanston Centre Geelong
Key Contact, Melisa Robinson, 0400 945 951,
Closing Date 1st July 2020


For further information, please visit h or telephone the Key Contact Person listed above.

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