Mercy Health
    Melbourne, Australia
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    Position Description
    Contact Title
    Manager Health Information Services
    Contact Name
    Carlie Whiteside
    Contact Email
    Contact Phone
    03 8458 4173


    Mercy Hospital for Women has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Health Information Manager with a passion for coding, statutory reporting, forms design, or quality assurance to join our Health Information Service team

    • Permanent FT, 80 hours per fortnight (Inc. ADO).
    • Ensure completion of monthly ICD-10-AM coding within set deadlines and to participate and report on quality coding and casemix reviews and audits.
    • Cross-campus coding of discharges from Mercy Hospital for Women, Werribee Mercy Hospital and Mercy Health Early Parenting Centres.
    • Participate in quality management activities aimed at improving HIS service, systems and procedures.
    • Participate in forms design and governance representing Health Information Services on the Mercy Health Forms Committee.
    • Preparation and submission of statutory data reporting on a rotational basis.


    • Bachelor of Health Information Management or equivalent with eligibility for full HIMAA Membership.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of ICD-10-AM coding and casemix.
    • Proven organisational and time management skills.
    • Computer literacy with Microsoft Office suite experience, 3M codefinder and Patient & Client Management System (PCMS) exposure, or the ability to pick up in-house systems quickly.
    • Experience with statutory data reporting, Inc VAED, VEMD, or VINAH.

    Mercy Hospital for Women is a fully accredited Level 6 Public Specialist Teaching Hospital providing both public and private patient care through maternity services, neonatology and paediatrics, perioperative services, gynaecology, women's health and associated health, support and diagnostic services. We are a major teaching hospital and specialist referral centre with the medical, nursing, midwifery and allied health expertise to treat the most complex obstetric, neonatal and gynaecological cases.
    Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women's health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.
    Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.
    Mercy Health recognises that people are searching for meaning in their work life and finding a workplace that connects with their values is a key motivation when choosing an employer. As a not-for-profit healthcare provider, Mercy Health has a strong mission and clear values that guide us in everything we do. We pride ourselves on:

    • caring for our people and those important to them with generous employee assistance available for employees and their families
    • encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and supporting all staff to be their authentic selves at work through our network group for LGBTIQ+ staff and allies
    • protecting children and vulnerable people in all our services, by listening to them and having zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect
    • taking a stand against climate change, which is one of the biggest threats to the health of the world and all humanity, and committing to action that will help make our world fairer and more sustainable
    • offering benefits such as generous salary packaging, purchased leave, career progression and development opportunities, access to health and wellbeing programs and a range of discounts across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services.


    • Candidates are required to meet the position and qualification requirements.
    • Provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check (Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation).
    • Proof of vaccination status consistent with public health orders and with Mercy Health’s policy (includes but is not limited to COVID-19 and seasonal influenza vaccination compliance requirement).

    If you have any questions or require any adjustments to ensure a fair and equitable interview and selection process please contact us on the details below.

    Contact Details

    • Carlie Whiteside, Manager Health Information Services
    • Phone: 8458 4173 or email:

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