Health Information Services Manager

West Gippsland Healthcare Group
    March 28, 2020
    Warragul, Australia
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    Position Description
    Contact Title
    General Manager - Corporate & Financial Services
    Contact Name
    John Rochstad- Lim
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    Health Information Services Manager

    Health Information Services
    Permanent Full time

    Health Information Manager Grade 3 – exact salary will depend upon experience (approx $93k p/a base salary)

    An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic, experienced and highly motivated Health Information Manager to join our Health Information Services team by providing leadership and support to the WGHG in relation to health information management.  The successful incumbent will be methodical, highly organised and have logical, problem solving abilities and a positive manner. This role manages the Health Information Services team which includes HIM/clinical coders and clerical staff, and also has responsibility for the hospital Reception team.

     Required skills and experience include:


    • Health Information Management degree or equivalent.
    • Eligible for membership of the Health Information Management Association of Australia.
    • Effective communication and management skills.
    • Advanced computer skills.
    • Knowledge of FOI legislation and document control.
    • Strong staff and change management experience.
    • Demonstrated experience in providing administrative support.


    • Statutory reporting.
    • Experience in Reception operations.
    • Experience handling medicolegal and Freedom of Information requests.
    • Demonstrated ability to achieve targets and deadlines.

     About our organisation

    The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is a customer focused health organisation providing acute medical and surgical, obstetric, emergency, residential care and community health services to 45,000 people in the rural, urban residential, agricultural and industrial areas located within the Baw Baw Shire and beyond. The administrative headquarters are located at West Gippsland Hospital in Warragul, approximately 100kms east of Melbourne.

    Working with us

    All appointments with the West Gippsland Healthcare Group are subject to the satisfactory return of professional reference checks, a National Police Record Clearance and a current Employee Working with Children Check. All employees must hold current entitlement to work within Australia. A six month probationary period applies to all new appointments.

     Further details and how to apply

    Applications can be submitted via our recruitment portal ( and must include a current CV, response to the selection criteria and a brief covering. Shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide at least 2 professional referees.

    If you have any further queries, they may be directed to John Rochstad-Lim, General Manager Corporate & Financial Services on 03 5623 0790.

     Applications close 13 April 2020.

    The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is an equal opportunity employer.
    This organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability.


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