Lecturer, Digital Health and Information Management

La Trobe University
    La Trobe University Kingsbury Dve, Bundoora 3083, Melbourne, Australia
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    Contact Name
    James Boyd
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    (03) 9479 3632


    The School of Psychology & Public Health undertakes teaching and research across a broad range of disciplines, including: Neuroscience; Psychology; Counselling; Rehabilitation Counselling; Art Therapy; Family Therapy; Public Health; Digital Health and Analytics; Health Information Management; and Ergonomics, Safety and Health.

    The Department of Public Health is a leading authority in many areas of public health including health policy, health promotion, health systems, services and management, digital health and analytics, health information management and informatics, and occupational health.

    The Department hosts a number of specialist research units and programs, including the: Palliative Care Unit (PCU); the Centre for Health Communication and Participation (CHCP); and the Centre for Ergonomics and Human Factors (CEHF).

    Research areas include health promotion, vulnerable / at risk populations, chronic illnesses and disability, end of life care, health information management, digital health, health policy, systems and management, gender and health, occupational health, and public health practice.
    This Level B role requires a qualified Health Information Management (HIM) professional to share their expertise in the management and provision of health information for patient care, business and secondary purposes. They will develop, coordinate, and engage student in high-quality learning experiences to support graduates in progressive health areas such as data analytics, health informatics, information privacy, population health reporting, health classification and casemix.

    Skills and Experience

    To be considered for this position, you will have

    • HDR (or near completion) or equivalent accreditation and standing recognised by the University/profession as appropriate for the relevant discipline areas and a tertiary qualification in Health Information Management or equivalent standing recognised by the University/profession: completion of a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, or similar qualification/training, would be an advantage.
    • Discipline expertise (theoretical and practical) in health classification and clinical coding in the current edition of the ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS: experience in a broad range of case mix, varied health settings and clinical coding or auditing experience in several jurisdictions would be advantageous.
    • Demonstrated effectiveness in the provision of clinical coding education/training.
    • Demonstrated understanding of contemporary issues facing the clinical coding workforce.
    • Experience in health classification quality assurance activities and extensive professional network in the HIM-clinical coding space is desirable.

    Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

    Welcome to Bundoora campus – Please click on the video link below: 


    • 17% employer contributed superannuation
    • On site child care facilities
    • Flexible work arrangements
    • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses

     How to apply

    Position Enquiries: James Boyd via Email James.Boyd@latrobe.edu.au

    Recruitment Enquiries: Lisa White via Email Lisa.White@latrobe.edu.au
    PD - Lecturer, Digital Health & Information Management.pdf

    Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

    Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

    • Cover letter;
    • An up to date resume; and
    • A separate document addressing each bullet point under the Essential Criteria ‘Skills and knowledge required for the position’, which is located in the position description.

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