Chief Health Information Manager

Latrobe Regional Hospital
    Traralgon, Australia
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    Contact Title
    Chief Health Information Manager
    Contact Name
    Ellie Knight
    Contact Email
    Contact Phone
    (03) 5173 8501


    Chief Health Information Manager

    Latrobe Regional Hospital have an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified Chief Health Information Manager to join the Health Information Unit team on a Fixed term Maternity Leave Position (part time or full time) from December 22 till Feburary 24.

    Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer this role plays an important role in leading the Health Information Unit (HIU) at Latrobe Regional Hospital to deliver timely access to patient information. This role will also co-ordinate compliance with privacy, FOI and Subpoena legislation, and lead the improvement of Health Information Services generally across the hospital.

    The successful applicant will:

    • Demonstrated leadership and management experience, including financial and human resource management
    • Excellent working knowledge of relevant acts and guidelines including Freedom of Information, Privacy and records management
    • Demonstrated proficiency in written and oral communication including experience in analysing data, writing reports and making recommendations
    • Demonstrated ability to take responsibility for decision making within area of responsibility
    • Comprehensive understanding of coding standards
    • Strong customer service skills and focus


    Why work for LRH?

    A leading Gippsland employer, Latrobe Regional Hospital is Gippsland's specialist referral and trauma centre located 150km east of Melbourne. We are a purpose-built teaching hospital caring for a population of more than 260,000 people.Our comprehensive range of services extends to emergency, intensive care, elective surgery, allied health, obstetrics, medical and radiation oncology at the Gippsland Cancer Care Centre, dialysis and aged care.

    We offer:

    • A friendly and supportive team
    • High quality patient care
    • A collaborative and innovative working environment
    • Modern Facilities
    • Electronic Medical Records

    Our unique difference:

    • Regional lifestyle opportunities
    • Access to excellent schools, health and transport services
    • Generous salary packaging benefits, paid parental leave and flexible working conditions
    • Expanding specialist services with future redevelopments & expansions

    Our commitment to you:

    LRH is recognized as a leading learning hospital providing ongoing career opportunities.  We provide a safe and rewarding work environment for all of our staff and have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership excellence, education and training.

    Now is an exciting time to join our team with significant growth on the horizon.

    Diversity and Inclusion

    At LRH we value workforce diversity and inclusion, where individual uniqueness is embraced. We value diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexuality.

    At LRH we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background. LRH’s Koori Health Liaison Officer is available to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants on (03) 5173 8653.

    We at LRH strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

    If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the People & Culture team via email at noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.


    IMPORTANT:  All staff employed in the healthcare sector are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 (3 doses), unless a valid medical exemption applies. Evidence of Vaccination (or exemption) will be required to be provided prior to commencement. Applicants for public facing positions will also be required to provide evidence of a current influenza vaccination (or exemption) prior to commencement”

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