Health Information Manager

The Royal Melbourne Hospital
    130 Bell St, Coburg 3058, Melbourne, Australia
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    John Belanti
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    • North West Area Mental Health Service
    • Grade 3 Level 
    • Based in Coburg

    Your new team:

    NorthWestern Mental Health (NWMH) provides a comprehensive, integrated range of services to people with a serious mental illness in North-Western Melbourne. A multi-disciplinary workforce of 1,800 staff provides services through four Area Adult Mental Health Services (Inner West, North West, North West and Northern), an Aged Persons’ Mental Health Program and a Youth Mental Health Service – ORYGEN Youth Health. NWMH is a clinical service of Melbourne Health and operates in partnership with Northern Health and Western Health.

    Your new role:

    • The role of the Health Information Manager is to provide guidance and leadership in the collection, use, evaluation and management of health information within the Area Mental Health Service.
    • The role is to act as a key resource and contact person in relation to the process development and adherence of the standards for the management of information relating to health.
    • The HIM will liaise with the Senior Health Information Manager for professional guidance support and leadership.
    • The HIM will liaise with the Manager of HIS at the relevant acute health service to facilitate the exchange of information.
    • The HIM will provide operational guidance to administration staff within the programs in collaboration with their operational manager.

    About you:

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including ability to communicate well with a wide range of people.
    • Able to perform with limited direct supervision.
    • Understanding of information systems and processes.
    • Ability to prepare reports/proposals outlining key issues.
    • Demonstrated ability to priories and manage deadlines.
    • To have a thorough understanding of the Health Records Act, Mental Health Act and other legislation relating to health information management.
    • Experience in mental health services evaluation, statistical analysis and database management.
    • Understanding of Research protocols and clinical research processes.
    • Experience in training professionals in the area of health service provision.
    • A current driver's license.
    • Travel would be required between sites and offices.
    • The incumbent will be required to consult with other services of NWMH and partner hospitals.

    Benefit of working with NorthWestern Mental Health:

    • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
    • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team
    • Salary packaging, onsite car parking and, close to public transport.

    The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


    If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

    For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

    All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

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