Position Details
Reference Number 15991
Position Title Health Information Manager Statutory Extracts / Coding
Employment Type Temporary Full Time, Temporary Part Time
Directorate Directorate Finance & Data Management
Division Client Data Management
Location Northern Health (all campuses)
Award Classification 01 - Health Professionals - ON31 - HLTH INFO MGR GR2 Y5
Salary (Fortnight) $0.00
Hours 80.00
Position Summary

Northern Health                                                                                                                             

Health Information Manager – Statutory Extracts / Coding

Maternity Leave Cover Contract

Full Time Permanent/ Part time (1 EFT)


Northern Health is one of Victoria’s busiest public health services. Our acute and sub-acute health services cover a local community of approximately 728,000 people and our emergency department treats almost 70,000 patients each year.

The northern community is located in one of Melbourne's most significant growth corridors and our local population is expected to grow by 64% or an additional 128,569 people by 2031.

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic, experienced and highly motivated Health Information Manager to join the newly developed Client Data Management Statutory Extract Team at Northern Health. 

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. 


You will be primarily responsible for supporting Elective Surgery Information System statutory extract, including the collection and timely provision of data required for statutory reporting and internal monitoring of health service performance with regards to Surgical Waiting List. As well as contributing to other statutory extract reporting where required. 


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: Hold a Bachelor of Health Information Management or equivalent
Essential: Experience with Statutory Extracts including monitoring, transmission and reconciliation of statutory extracts data
Desirable: Coding experience of at least 2 years using ICD-10-AM
Contact Person Teresa Sorrenti
Contact Number 8405 8174
Contact Email teresa.sorrenti@nh.org.au
Closing Date 26/01/2017
Position Description
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