WW6236 - Health Information Manager - (Part-time) - Western Private Hospital - Footscray, ViC


Western Private Hospital is a unique, independent 70 bed private hospital and services the western suburbs of Melbourne providing a range of high acuity surgical and medical services. Our services include a Cardiac Services Ward, Day Angiography Unit, Intensive Care Unit, PET Scan Department, Cardiac Catheter Laboratory, additional operating theatres, brand new CSSD and onsite consulting suites.

We are seeking a Health Information Manager with a solid coding background to complement our dedicated coding team, who will also undertake further responsibilities of health information management including, data reporting, auditing, privacy and medicolegal support, quality projects and education.

The role will be part-time 1-2 days per week.

Benefits of working at WPH include:

  • Flexible part-time hours
  • Friendly and supportive working environment
  • Specific-on-the-job training, induction and orientation
  • Provision of uniform
  • Close proximity to public transport
  • Access to a variety of staff discounts and benefits inc. on-site car parking, discounted private health insurance, health & wellbeing initiatives
  • Salary packaging for employee superannuation contributions


Responsibilities / Duties: 

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Accurate and timely coding of discharged episodes
  • Participation in casemix analysis, education & quality activities
  • Participation in audits
  • Timely data extraction and reporting


Essential: 
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (HIM) or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience coding with ICD-10-AM & ACHI
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to work in a small team environment


Desirable: 
  • Experience in the extraction and submission of data to external parties
  • Knowledge of private sector funding models
  • Knowledge of DXC webPAS patient information system


Enquiries: 

Elizabeth Lawson
Manager Health Information Services
Phone: (03)93193164
Email: elawson@westernprivate.com.au

Applications Close On: 
15 March 2018