Senior Healthcare Data Analyst

North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network
    May 6, 2020
    Parkville - Melbourne, Australia
    Job Type
    Reference No.
    Application Close Date
    Contact Title
    HR Officer
    Contact Name
    Angela Gillis
    Contact Email
    Contact Phone
    (03) 9347 1188


    • Bring your specialist data analytics experience into a health focused role and make a difference in your community
    • Attractive remuneration + super & ability to salary package
    • Full time, Permanent role
    • Continuous learning and development opportunities
    • Parkville location with excellent end of trip facilities

    About the role

    The Senior Healthcare Data Analyst is responsible for supporting the commissioning role of the Primary Health Network (PHN) by analysing and interpreting complex healthcare data and translating key findings into meaningful insights. Key is the ability to undertake appropriate data analytics to inform population health planning, needs assessment, service design and evaluation, program implementation, outcomes measurement, and a range of other activities.

    Some key responsibilities of the role include

    • Providing technical, descriptive and analytical data reports to key stakeholders within the PHN
    • Using evidence and research to target and inform population health interventions and influence access to, and delivery of health services
    • Acting as the day to day advisor for NWMPHN (North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network) staff regarding health data and information, assisting with analysis and impact/outcome measurement across the entire range of PHN programs
    • Building and maintaining links with funding bodies, peak bodies and other relevant organisations

    About you

    The successful candidate will have tertiary qualifications in a relevant quantitative field; Health Informatics, Health Information Management, Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial studies and prior experience in a data modelling and analysis role within the health industry. They will also have demonstrated conceptual and analytical skills, attention to detail, good communication and stakeholder liaison skills, and will work well within a team to achieve team goals, and a demonstrated ability to manage and plan their work.

    Who would you be working for?

    We are Victoria's largest independent, locally governed and run, not-for-profit PHN, dedicated to improving primary health care in our community.

    PHNs have been established with the key objectives of increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of medical services for patients, particularly those at risk of poor health outcomes; and improving coordination of care to ensure patients receive the right care in the right place, at the right time.

    The successful applicant will be required to undertake a National Police Record check.

    Applicants from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background are encouraged to apply.

    A full position description is available for download on our careers site.

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