Operations Manager – Information Release

Eastern Health
    Grey Street, Ringwood East, Melbourne - Ringwood, Australia
    Job Type
    Reference No.
    Pay Rate
    Grade 3
    Application Close Date
    Contact Title
    Acting Director - Information Integrity & Analytics
    Contact Name
    Lynette DeValle
    Contact Email
    Contact Phone
    (03) 9764 6278


    Operations Manager - Information Release

    • Permanent, Full Time with monthly day off!
    • Maroondah Hospital
    • Key leadership position

    Eastern Health

    Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

    About the role

    A key role within the management team, this role is responsible for the management of day to day operations of the Release of Information and Freedom of Information teams, ensuring that information is released lawfully and efficiently.  There is a strong focus on privacy of health information and the opportunity to deliver service improvement in a digitised environment.

    About you 

    To be successful in this role you will possess- Key selection criteria include:

    • Experience with information release and the application of privacy principles
    • sound knowledge of the FOI Act, Privacy Act and Health Records Act
    • The ability to work as part of a diverse team
    • Excellent communication and organisational skills
    • Experience managing a small team
    • The ability to design and implement efficient technical workflows
    • Health Information Management qualifications (highly desirable)

    Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

    Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.

    What we offer

    Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

    • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
    • Friendly & supportive team
    • Flexible working hours
    • Salary packaging options
    • Career progression in our teaching hospitals
    • Applications will be screened upon receipt

    Next Steps

    If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

    Please note:

    • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury
    • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.
    • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.
    • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

    Eastern Health is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.
    Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manger listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.

    Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

    **Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date

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