Manager, Health Information Services – Sunshine Coast

Buderim Private Hospital (UnitingCare)
Buderim, Australia
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Group Health Information Manager
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Emma Parras
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We are currently inviting applications for a Manager, Health Information Services to join Buderim Private Hospital.

Buderim Private Hospital is one of the Sunshine Coasts largest private facilities. We have grown substantially over the last decade, with more than $40 million reinvested in additional beds, the latest equipment and a wide range services to meet the growing demands of the Sunshine Coast community. Together with The Wesley Hospital, St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital and St Stephens Hospital, we are part of UnitingCare, the largest not-for-profit provider of healthcare and community services in the state, and home to over 17, 000 employees and 9, 000 volunteers.

Our wide range of services including Maternity, Intensive Care, Cardiovascular, Vascular, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, General Surgery, Urology and Urodynamics, Cancer Care, General Medicine, Renal and Respiratory Services, Endocrinology, Mental Health, Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, Ear Nose and Throat, Orthopaedic, Oral and Maxillofacial, Rehabilitation, Endoscopic Services and much more. We also operate the Sunshine Coast's first private Emergency Centre - another example of our continued commitment to supporting the region.

Your role:

As a Health Information Services Manager, you will be responsible for the operational management and strategic planning in all aspects relating to the Health Information/ Medical Record Services. Buderim Private Hospital will be implementing a Digital Medical Record (DMR) in February 2022, this role will be the key point of contact for the developing digital medical record strategies and ensuring appropriate workflows and tools have been implemented across the hospital.

You will:

  • Lead and promote the accurate, complete and timely documentation of clinical information
  • Provide health information management expertise for various strategic initiatives, including new health services and IT projects
  • Coordinate issue resolution and the development of risk management plans
  • Develop and maintain health information management policies and data management tools for the hospital
  • Coordinate issue resolution and the development of risk management plans
  • Undertake the ongoing review of Health Information Services processes to ensure optimum efficiency, recruitment, training and development of staff

What we’ll provide:
In return, you’ll join a values-based organisation that strives to provide an exceptional level of care from the heart for each for our patients as well as our team members. 

  • Access to salary packaging & meal and entertainment benefits to increase take-home pay
  • Access to pastoral care team and support through employee assistance
  • Discounts on private health insurances & other employer benefits
  • Ongoing learning & development opportunities
  • Family-friendly rostering
  • Free onsite parking
  • Values-based culture & rewards & recognition program

A capped relocation reimbursement will also be provided for the successful applicant as required.

What you’ll bring:

As a skilled professional, your background as a Health Information Manager will enhance your exceptional knowledge of patient information systems. You will have strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills; enabling you to build strong, effective relationships, both within your team and external industry groups. In addition to the above you will have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management
  • Working knowledge of patient data collections, storage, management and analysis, including legislative requirements, national standards, quality standards and policy, with the ability to provide advice on such matters
  • Extensive knowledge of ICD-10-AM, ACHI, ACS and AR-DRGs
  • Advanced critical analysis, time management and prioritisation skills
  • Clear aptitude for problem-solving

With a passion for this field, you are confident in providing best practice health information management advice for new technologies and IT projects. You will be confident navigating industry specific challenges such as research protocols, medico-legal requirements, and the management of information under the Privacy Act. You will be confident in the National Coding guidelines and Australian Coding Standards and familiar with the importance of accurate timely coding on the hospital revenue cycle.

Apply Now:

To apply for this opportunity, please click on the link embedded in the job details above to be taken to our online application process. We look forward to receiving your application

Through our values UnitingCare are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community. We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety. 

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