Associate Program Director Health Record Service and Privacy

Eastern Health
    Melbourne, Australia
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    Reference No.
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    Grade 5
    Application Close Date
    Contact Title
    Program Director Information Integrity and Analytics
    Contact Name
    Andrea Wecke
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    Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

    This is a senior leadership position within the Information Integrity and Analytics Program with responsibility for managing the health record service and privacy and information release portfolios across Eastern Health. As a senior manager you will be actively contributing to the ongoing strategic development of the Program and be at the forefront of the interplay between information privacy safeguards and meeting community expectations around access and information sharing.

    The overall scope of the role includes health record management covering the prepping and scanning service and privacy including release of information, freedom of information, data protection and My Health Record oversight. Staff management is a key component of the role to support the delivery of services that are consistent and high quality.

    About you

    To be successful in this role you will possess:

    • Recognised qualification in Health Information Management
    • Eligible for full membership with the Health Information Management Association of Australia
    • Experience in staff management
    • Highly developed interpersonal personal skills
    • Ability to translate legal requirements into everyday language

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