Health Information Manager (Procedural site) Level 4

Western NSW Local Health District
September 18, 2020
Parkes, Forbes or Cowra, Australia
Job Type
Reference No.
Pay Rate
$103,080.00 pa plus super
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Contact Name
Liz Mitchell
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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 of three sites, Cowra, 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 and 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.

You will be a small, close-knit team, be well supported and your dedication will be seen and appreciated.  You will be an integral member of the community and you’ll see not only the results of your work but the appreciation of the community of the role you play in their health. What’s more, you’ll have excellent career opportunities only a large organisation such as the Western NSW Local Health District - servicing approximately 276 000 people with over 7500 staff, can provide.

If you are up for the challenge – apply now!

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