Health Information Manager

Can be worked as full time across both health services or as 0.8 FTE at Gippsland Southern Health Service and 0.2 FTE at South Gippsland Hospital

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  • Impact the future of Healthcare in our region

  • Lead the development and management of Health Information Services

  • Manage the day to day operations within HIS

  • Work collaboratively with all members of the multidisciplinary team

About Us

Gippsland Southern Health Service is a major provider of healthcare in the South Gippsland Shire. GSHS offers a broad range of services that meet the needs of a diverse and sparsely populated area. With two main acute facilities based at Leongatha and Korumburra, GSHS offers a broad range of specialist, general, acute, subacute, ambulatory, residential aged care and community services.

About the Role

Reporting to the Director of Nursing, you will be responsible for:

  • Being a key role in transitioning to an electronic medical record and compliance with My Health Record.

  • Timely and accurate statutory reporting.

  • Compliance with patient medical record management and legislation.

  • Freedom of Information requests.

  • Supervision of the clinical coding including conducting audits.

  • Clinical documentation improvement initiatives.

  • Staff management.

  • Working closely with clinicians across the health services, building their capacity through education, training and provision of professional advice.


  • Salary packaging and novated car leasing.

  • Staff have access to supportive staff mentoring.

  • Education and development programs.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A Bachelor of Health Information Management or equivalent with a minimum of 3 years experience.

  • Eligible for membership with Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMAA)

  • Knowledge of privacy legislation.

  • Understanding of DHHS Hospital Admission Policy.

  • Knowledge of State and Commonwealth Government statutory requirements.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, working as part of  team.

  • Relevant computer skills applicable to Patient management systems including clinical coding and support services.

  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills.

  • A current driver’s license as the position requires travel between three sites.

 The position description, located below, provides further details on duties and responsibilities and essential criteria which suitable applicants will be shortlisted.

Further Information:

Karen Davison

Acting Health Information Manager

5667 5596