Position Details
Reference Number 24320
Position Title Senior Health Information Manager
Employment Type Full time - permanent
Division Information Services
Location Bendigo - Main campuses
EBA Classification
EBA:  Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Health Sector) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2016 - 2020
Classification:  JB20

Hours per fortnight 80
Position Summary


Bendigo Health is a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. Our organisation vision is "Healthy communities and world class healthcare".


The organisation services the Loddon Mallee region, which covers about 26 per cent of Victoria and a population around 307,000. We provide health care across the entire lifespan from pre-natal and newborn babies to the aged, their families and carers.


Bendigo Health, employs around 3400 people, is the largest employer in the region and boasts many great staff benefits that include:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Salary Packaging (meals and entertainment and accommodation)
  • Staff health and wellbeing program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Free immunisations
  • Social club
  • Smoke free environment

Health Information Services (HIS) provides a range of services for Bendigo Health including access to patient information system, casemix and coding, freedom of information, medical records form design and records standards, medical transcription service, requests for medical records/request for other information and privacy.

This position will be a key supporting role for the management of Health Information Services including providing staff management and leadership, continued development medical records in the electronic environment and patient information management system, to support the effective and efficient health care delivery and strategic business objectives of Bendigo Health.  Additionally the position will have the option for ICD-10-AM coding of inpatient episodes and participate in casemix related activities.

Title: Senior Health Information Manager

Department:Health Information Services

Classification: Grade 3
Hours: 80 per fortnight
Status: Fulltime ongoing


For further information on the role please refer to the position description. Applications are to be submitted online.

Selection Criteria
01.A tertiary qualification in Health Information Management and eligible for membership of the Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMMA).

02.Demonstrated ability to effectively manage a staff group and model the behaviour expected of others.

03.Experience and exposure to the development of Health Information Management expertise specifically in paper and electronic record management, forms design and the development and implementation of associated appropriate policies, procedures and guidelines.

04.Demonstrated knowledge of health information reporting, privacy, security and confidentiality legislation.

05.Demonstrated ability to provide expert advice on Health Information Management practices to stakeholders.

06.Demonstrated clinical coding experience with competency to code in mid to high level casemix.

07.Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills that will cultivate productive working relationships, resolve workplace conflict, facilitate co-operation and guide, mentor and develop people.
Contact Person Julie Ritchie
Contact Number (03) 5454 8305
Closing Date 01/05/2018
Position Description
Senior HIM Apr18.docx Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.