Position Details
Reference Number 16464
Position Title Health Information Manager – Statutory Extracts
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Directorate Directorate Finance & Data Management
Division Client Data Management
Location Northern Health (all campuses)
Award Classification 01 - Health Professionals - JB13 - HLTH INFO MGR GR3 Y4
Salary (Fortnight) $0.00
Hours 80.00
Position Summary

Health Information Manager – Statutory Extracts


Full Time Permanent (1 EFT)


Classification Grade 3, dependent upon experience


Northern Health is the major provider of acute, sub-acute and ambulatory specialist services in Melbourne's north. Across our campuses we provide  a range of primary, secondary and some tertiary health care services. Our emergency department treats over 85,000 patients each year and we deliver over 3,580 babies yearly.


The Northern Health catchment includes three of the state's six growth areas: Hume, Whittlesea and Mitchell, and the northern growth corridor population is projected to grow by 59 per cent between 2016 and 2031.


An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic, experienced and highly motivated Health Information Manager to join the Client Data Management Statutory Extract Team at Northern Health which is response for the submission and reconciliation of VAED, VEMD, ESIS and VINAH related statutory extracts. 


This position would suit a Health Information Manager with experience in statutory extract reporting, excellent communication, high attention to detail and organisational skills who can work in a team environment and relate well to all levels of staff. 

As the CDM statutory extract team cover a variety of extracts, the role will involve knowledge and support of multiple data submissions, as well as be involved in understanding and implementing key organisation priorities and internal monitoring of health service performance by ensuring data supports decision making and data integrity.


The role includes ICD-10-AM coding from the Clinical Patient Folder (scanned medical record) using the 3M Codefinder, auditing and other quality related activities.


The position is based predominately at The Northern Hospital in Epping; however the successful applicant may be required to travel to all Northern Health campuses.



  • Bachelor of Health Information Management
  • Experience in a Health Information Management role within a medium to large complex health service
  • Experience with  Statutory Extract reporting
  • Coding experience of at least 2 years using ICD-10-AM
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of staff including external associates
  • Attention to detail whilst still able to  work to deadlines
  • Knowledge of casemix funding
  • Thorough understanding of anatomy and physiology

 Preferred Criteria:

  • Eligible for full membership with HIMAA
  • Experience using 3M Codefinder
  • Experience using a scanned medical record

 What Northern Health Can Offer You:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Salary Packaging
  • Public Transport and Parking
  • Access to local gym at staff prices
  • Staff Lifestyle & Wellness Program
  • On-site Child care centre
  • Staff Discounts at Epping Plaza


Teresa Sorrenti, Client Data Management Manager, Statutory Extracts, Northern Health, ph:  8405 8174 or email: teresa.sorrenti@nh.org.au


Please apply via the Northern Health EMercury system.




Selection Criteria Essential: Bachelor of Health Information Management
Essential: Experience with Statutory Extract reporting
Desirable: Experience in a Health Information Management role within a medium to large complex health service
Desirable: Coding experience of at least 2 years using ICD-10-AM
Contact Person Teresa Sorrenti
Contact Number 84058174
Contact Email teresa.sorrenti@nh.org.au
Closing Date 09/06/2017
Position Description
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