Senior Health Information Manager (PO4)

Mackay Hospital and Health Service
    Mackay or remotely/ telecommute, Australia
    Job Type
    Reference No.
    Pay Rate
    PO4 ($54.56 to $58.85 p.h)
    Application Close Date
    Contact Title
    Manager HIS
    Contact Name
    Judy Hearl
    Contact Email
    Contact Phone
    07 4885 7373


    About the Mackay Hospital and Health Service

    Mackay Hospital and Health Service has six hospitals, two multi-purpose health services and four community health centres that employ more than 3,300 staff. The district covers an area of approximately 90,000km2 and provides services to patients and their families in Bowen, Cannonvale, Clermont, Collinsville, Dysart, Glenden, Mackay, Middlemount, Moranbah, Proserpine and Sarina.

    Your opportunity

    • The Senior Health Information Officer is responsible for the professional oversight of the data quality functions and to assist with the co-ordination of medical records and clinical information systems in accordance with Queensland Health strategic directions for the Mackay HHS.
    • While the main office base for the Health Information Service is the Mackay Base Hospital, the Senior Health Information Manager can complete this role from anywhere in Queensland providing they have suitable computer access.

    Your team

    Health Information Services consists of Medical Records, Switchboard, Clinical Coders, Information Access Unit, Health Information Managers, Medical Typists, Mail Room Clerk and Corporate Information Coordinator. The Health Information Service provides specialist services that embrace overall commitment to the management and provision of quality patient information to the Mackay HHS.

    Benefits of working for Mackay HHS

    Mackay HHS provides a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities, provides roles with variety and flexibility, supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing and encourages work/life balance. Some additional benefits include:

    • Remuneration - Competitive packages with salary packaging options available.
    • Superannuation - Up to 12.75% employer contribution.
    • Annual leave loading - 17.5%.
    • Employee assistance and peer support programs - Supporting our staff through difficult times.
    • Wellbeing programs - Variety of initiatives available to suit all interests and lifestyles.

    How to apply for this role

    • Download the Role Description and Information Package for Applicants to familiarise yourself with the role.
    • Provide a written response (maximum 2 pages) outlining how your experience, abilities and knowledge will enable you to achieve the key responsibilities of the role. This is an opportunity to tell us about yourself, your professional career and why you are the right person for this job.
    • Attach your current resume/CV, including contact details of two referees, preferably your current/past supervisor, who can confirm/support your capabilities, work performance and conduct within the previous two years.

    Conditions of employment

    If you are a new employee to Queensland Health, we want to ensure you have all the information you need before you start. It is recommended that you familiarise yourself with the Queensland Health Conditions of employment and the Code of Conduct (PDF) for the Queensland Public Service.

    Mandatory vaccination requirements

    It is a mandatory condition of employment for this role to be:

    • Vaccinated against, and remain vaccinated against, vaccine preventable diseases Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella (Chicken Pox), Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Hepatitis B.
    • Vaccinated against COVID-19.

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