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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Gippsland Southern Health Service and South Gippsland Hospital are providers of healthcare in the South Gippsland Shire, offering a broad range of services, including specialist, general, acute, sub-acute, ambulatory, residential aged care and community services.

We are currently seeking a Health Information Manager to effectively manage and co-ordinate the functions of the Health Information Service to ensure both facilities are compliant in all aspects of patient medical record management and legislation, including accurate data collection and submission deadlines, clinical coding standards, privacy, record management, Freedom of Information requests, medico legal requests and staff management.

The Health Information team consists of this position, one full-time clinical coder and a part-time administrative assistant. This role works closely with clinicians across the health services, building their capacity through education, training and provision of professional advice.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A Bachelor of Health Information Management or equivalent

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

  • Knowledge of privacy legislation and document control.

  • 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.

  • Evidence of 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

Private Bag 13, Leongatha  Vic  3953

Tel:  03 5667 5555

66 Koonwarra Road, Leongatha

Tel:  03 5667 5555

65 Bridge Street, Korumburra

Tel:  03 5654 2777

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