Health Information Manager

Kilmore District Health
    1 Anderson Rd, Kilmore VIC 3764, Kilmore, Australia
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    Contact Title
    Director of Development & Improvement
    Contact Name
    Kirrily Gilchrist
    Contact Email
    Contact Phone
    (03) 5734 2075


    Full time permanent role - Manager of Health Information

    Kilmore District Health (KDH) provides a variety of health and aged care services. Inpatient and outpatient services are offered to the community of Kilmore and district including maternity, medical, surgical, and subacute care. The hospital has 30 Acute beds, 2 Operating suites, a four-bay Urgent Care Centre and a District Nursing Service. Aged Care includes a 30 Bed High Care facility and a 30 Bed Low Care Facility.

    To help support and ensure a high level of care continues to be provided to our community, we are seeking passionate and dedicated Manager of Health Information to come and join our team.

    Joining the Kilmore team will give you an opportunity to utilize all of your knowledge and skills to support and provide healthcare services within a rural setting to our growing community.

    To be successful in this role:      

    The Manager of Health Information is accountable for the effective leadership and management of the Health Information Services and Main Reception team.

    The Manager of Health Information is accountable for the effective leadership and management of the Health Information Services and Main Reception team. The Manager works collaboratively with the senior leadership team, clinical and non-clinical staff and consumers to ensure that KDH has an effective, coordinated, organisation-wide approach to the provision of health information management.

    The Manager of Health Information will be responsible for the professional oversight and organisational management of the Health Information Services team including patient liaison, admissions and reception staff. The Manager is responsible for coding inpatient episodes using ICD-10-AM, ensuring KPI’s are consistently met for Coding and all mandatory data requirements including the Victorian Admitted Episode Dataset (VAED). The Manager is responsible for the development of medical records forms according to Australian Standards.

    Our staff enjoy working at The Kilmore and District Hospital because:

    • No day is every the same
    • There are many way to challenge and expand your skill set and knowledge
    • They are well supported with on-site Professional Development opportunities;
    • They work close to home, have access to free parking and quiet rural setting
    • There is flexibility to work across all shifts and on-call.

    To find out more about this role please contact:

    Kirrily Gilchrist

    Director of Development & Improvement

    (03) 5734 2075

    All employment with Kilmore District Health is subject to and conditional upon a satisfactory Police Check and Victorian 'Employee' Working with Children's Check.

    KDH is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and developing a diverse workforce which reflects the community we serve. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people who identify as LGBTQI, people with a lived experience of disability, as well as people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. KDH promotes our guiding principles of curiosity, purpose, strong ethics, compassion and fairness; and promotes behaviours that are consistent with these values at all times. KDH is an equal opportunity employer and offers a smoke free environment.

    All employees of KDH must comply with the health service's Vaccination requirements procedure (as amended from time to time) together with any relevant State Government and Department directives. This requires all employees to be vaccinated and provided evidence of vaccination for various diseases such as, but not limited to, Influenza and COVID-19.

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