Chief Health Information Manager

Melbourne Private Hospital
    1F Royal Parade, Parkville VIC 3052, Melbourne, Australia
    Job Type
    Reference No.
    Application Close Date
    Contact Title
    Talent Acquisition Partner
    Contact Name
    Candice Campbell
    Contact Email
    Contact Phone
    0475 371 661


    • Fulltime leadership opportunity
    • Supportive management team
    • Central Parkville location & close to public transport

    Are you a skilled people leader with excellent time management and problem-solving capabilities? Or are you looking to make the next move in your health information services careers? An exciting opportunity has become available for a Chief Health Information Manager to join our leadership team at Melbourne Private Hospital.

    You will bring extensive clinical coding experience, competent decision-making skill as well as demonstrated people management experience to the role.

    As a Chief Health Information Manager your responsibilities will include:

    • Coding to meet set performance indicators
    • Responsibility for coding and billing queries
    • Participate in case mix analysis, education & quality activities
    • Clinical documentation improvement initiatives
    • Assist with the timely extraction and submission of mandatory data reporting
    • Assist with the development and management of forms rationalisation and digitised medical records management
    • Participate in audits as necessary
    • Timely and accurate clinical coding

    About us

    Melbourne Private Hospital is a fully accredited tertiary facility with 122 beds, providing intensive care and cardiac services.  The hospital has 4 theatres and 2 cath labs, which offer a board range of specialities including cardiac, neurosurgery, robotics, plastics, orthopaedics, urology, laparoscopic, colorectal, vascular and general surgery as well as neurosurgery.  Specialised wards include 1 cardiac, 1 neurosurgery/vascular/orthopaedic wards, as well as a general ward.  Melbourne Private Hospital also has a day procedure and chemotherapy ward.

    Essential Criteria:

    • Bachelor of Health Information Management and/or Master of Health Information Management or equivalent (desirable)
    • Senior clinical coder experience
    • Strong leadership capability to lead and drive success within a team to maximise performance
    • Proven experience in clinical coding with knowledge of ICD-10-AM, ACHI & ACS
    • Sound understanding of Codefinder & Turbocoder
    • Demonstrated experience in the extraction and submission of data to external parties
    • Highly developed problem solving skills that lead to positive outcomes
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to manage stakeholder relationships

    Desirable Criteria:

    Knowledge of private sector funding models

    Knowledge of WebPAS patient information system

    More Information: Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority. Applicants will be required to provide a current National Police check prior to appointment and persons in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases as a Category A Healthcare worker.

    Applications close: 17th December 2023

    For further enquiries: Please contact

    To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button to be taken to our online application form. Please include a cover letter and your CV along with the contact details of 2 professional referees.

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