Health Information Manager

The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne
    50 Flemington Road, Parkville 3052, Melbourne, Australia
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    Kathy Cassin
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    (03) 9345 6106


    Health Information Manager - Grade 2
    • Exciting opportunity to further develop your data reporting and paediatric coding skills
    • Ongoing full-time role
    • Be part of a fantastic team, and work for a great hospital, using our fully Electronic Medical Record system

    The Hospital:

    The Royal Children’s Hospital’s (RCH) vision is to be a great children’s hospital – delivering Great Care, Everywhere.

    RCH is located within the Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, with more than 45 world-class biomedical organisations and more than 50,000 of the brightest minds working together to make the Precinct number one in the Asia Pacific region for health, education, research, and training. Within this, RCH is also a cornerstone member of the Melbourne Children’s Campus, partnering with Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, The University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics and The Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation. Each organisation contributes to a paediatric academic health centre which is greater than the sum of its parts.

    RCH has cared for the children and young people of Victoria for more than 150 years since it was founded in 1870. A full range of paediatric and adolescent health services are provided plus tertiary and quaternary care for the most critically ill and medically complex patients in Victoria. Tasmania, southern NSW and other states around Australia and overseas. The RCH is the only provider of heart transplant services and CAR T-cell therapy for paediatrics in Australia. RCH is an effective advocate for patients and their families with a particular focus on vulnerable children and increasingly, mental health in young people. The hospital also supports many health promotion and prevention programs. The Hospital has more than 6,000 staff, a budget of $850M, 12 wards and 350 beds. Annually, the RCH has 300,000+ Specialist Clinic appointments, 90,000+ Emergency Department presentations and 20,000 elective surgeries.

    We work collaboratively with hospitals to deliver the right care, in the right place, at the right time. The RCH is committed to the Child Safe Standards:

    RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact.

    Further information about RCH is available at

    The Role:

    An opportunity exists for a permanent, full-time Grade 2 Health Information Manager to join our Health Information Services team at The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. This position offers an exciting opportunity to work with our electronic medical record (EMR) system which our hospital successfully implemented in April 2016.

    We are seeking an enthusiastic Health Information Manager, preferably with coding experience, an aptitude for quality and high regard for detail to take on this role.

    This role primarily involves mandatory dataset submission to the Department of Health, internal data collection and reporting, coding inpatient episodes in an accurate and timely manner, as well as quality improvement activities and other non-coding related tasks.

    The successful incumbent will be highly organised, innovative, have good presentation and time management skills, attention to detail and problem solving abilities.

    It is essential to have a qualification in Health Information Management or equivalent. Experience in coding preferred but not essential.

    Please include two professional referees with your application. Appointments are subject to satisfactory Police Check and a current employee Working with Children Check.

    To be successful in this role you will have:

    • Demonstrated ability to co-ordinate tasks, set priorities and work to timelines
    • Demonstrated high degree of attention to detail
    • Demonstrated ability to problem solve
    • Sound knowledge of ICD-10-AM/ACHI coding processes and how to apply them accurately in accordance with the Australian Coding Standards
    • Demonstrated experience in working autonomously as well as part of a team
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff

    To view the Position Description, please refer to the attached document.

    If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now!

    Why work at the RCH?

    RCH is committed to a positive culture through enactment of our Compact. We offer the opportunity to work in world-class facilities,  surrounded by Royal Park and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.

    We also offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, and an award-winning health and wellbeing program.

    The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse background,  all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

    All applicants please be aware that it is a requirement of your employment that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, in compliance with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, employment. Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government COVID -19 vaccination Certificate, it is a requirement of the RCH to collect, record and hold vaccination information.

    While RCH has an obligation to consider all Australian and Permanent Resident applicants in the first instance, RCH welcomes applications from overseas healthcare professionals and may consider supporting visa applications.

    Currently, international and returning Australian health workers may be eligible for an allowance of $10,000 to  help fund relocation costs to Victoria. Further information can be found on the Department of Health's website:

    Are you ready to join our team? 

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    Applications close 19 July 2022

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