Regional Health Information Manager

Healthe Care
    April 27, 2020
    Gosford, Australia
    Job Type
    Application Close Date
    Position Description
    Contact Title
    Sharon Towler
    Contact Name
    Administration Assistant
    Contact Email
    Contact Phone
    (02) 4323 8112


    Regional Health Information Manager – Central Coast, NSW,

    Position based at Gosford Private Hospital

    A vacancy exists for an experienced Health Information Manager within the Health Information Department at Gosford Private Hospital. The position is a regional role which encompasses service delivery to all three Healthe Care Central Coast Hospitals – Gosford, Brisbane Waters & Tuggerah Lakes.

    This position is responsible for effective and efficient management of Healthe Cares’ Central Coast Health Information Department which is located at Gosford Private Hospital. Responsibilities will include management, leadership and education to an existing team of dedicated non-clinical health professionals within the department.

    You will expand your knowledge and skills to provide education to clinical staff to assist in effective documentation to ensure optimum coding results. You will ensure all contractual and legislative reporting requirements are met. Management and co-ordination of clinical coding, indexing and DRG assignment functions will form part of your daily duties to ensure all three hospitals are meeting the expected benchmarks set by HCA.

    The position is a full time position primarily based at Gosford, however travel between the three hospitals will be required at times.


    Essential Requirements:

    Degree/Diploma in Health Information Management/Medical Records Administration or equivalent
    Working knowledge of State and Commonwealth Government Statutory requirements
    Knowledge of health funds and their requirements
    Knowledge of Medico-legal and Privacy Legislation and principles
    Competent keyboard skills and efficient use of MS Office
    Demonstrated customer service skills
    Recent (within 2-3 years) experience in clinical coding in a tertiary hospital setting
    Minimum of two years management experience in a similar role
    Experience with Turbo Coder software


    Desirable Requirements
    Eligible for membership with Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMAA)
    Experience in hospital mainframe system – WebPAS & Cyberquery

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