Director Health Information Services

Cabrini Health
    Hawthorn, Australia
    Job Type
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    Application Close Date
    Position Description
    Contact Title
    Chief Executive Office & Board Manager
    Contact Name
    Claire Bulbul
    Contact Email
    Contact Phone
    (03) 9508 1409


    Director Health Information Services

    Permanent – Full Time

    Cabrini Corporate Office Hawthorn East

    Cabrini benefits:

    • Salary packaging up to $15,900 tax-free each year, plus $2650 meal & entertainment card benefits

    • $2 Onsite parking, discounted private health insurance and discounted Myki Commuter fares available

    • Vibrant Hawthorn East location close to shops and cafes

    How you will make an impact

    Cabrini is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced health information expert with a passion for leading a motivated team of professionals in managing all aspects of health information and information governance across our network of hospitals.

    As Director Health Information Services and Information Governance (DHIS&IG) you will provide operational leadership and be responsible for the management, planning and delivery of best practice clinical coding, health record and information management.

    The DHIS&IG will drive the ongoing development of Health Information Services workflows, support the future transition from a paper to digital health record and work closely with clinical and non-clinical services to ensure organisational and strategic objectives align across with the service. The position will oversee Health Information Services across all Cabrini hospital campuses ably supported by teams at Cabrini Malvern, Brighton and Corporate Services.

    How you will make the role a success

    As a person who is forward thinking you will utilise your knowledge to identify opportunities and drive continual improvement and excellence, to ensure Cabrini’s service is seen as a leader in all aspects of health information management in the private health sector. Importantly, the DHIS will be a leader of people and possess sound stakeholder engagement capabilities and communication skills that will enable their positive engagement with all stakeholders. You will also have:

    • Extensive experience working in a Health Information management position

    • Knowledge of relevant legislation, industry standards and best practices

    • Knowledge of AR-DRGs and casemix funding

    • Knowledge, understanding, commitment and demonstration of a customer service ethos

    • Strong reporting and data skills, coupled with a knowledge of private health funding

    • Excellent communication skills with ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels

    • Proven ability to prioritise and manage time effectively

    • High degree of attention to detail and accuracy

    • High level computing skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook

    • An interest and experience in digital opportunities to enhance clinical coding and  electronic record keeping

    Essential education, experience and registration

    • Master/Bachelor of Health Information Management or equivalent

    • Extensive post-graduate experience, with at least two years as an area/department manager

    • Practical experience in ICD10-AM coding and knowledge of casemix funding

    • Demonstrated high level operational skills, organisational ability and efficient practice

    • Understanding of processes and practices relating to privacy, data quality, data integrity and governance

    • Eligible for full membership of the Health Information Management Association of Australia

    Desirable education, experience and registration

    • Related post-graduate qualification/or willingness to work towards

    • Understanding of Private Health sector funding arrangements and impacts

    • Working knowledge of WebPAS – Patient Information System

    To view the position description click here

    Contact for further information: Claire Bulbul, Chief Executive Office & Board Manager - 9508 1409

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