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Health Information and Systems Officer

  • NFP Salary Packaging options; work/life balance
  • Full-time fixed-term position until 30 June 2021
  • Leading organisation in youth mental health

Are you a tech savvy change facilitator with the ability to implement health information systems to support clinical primary care services? Are you familiar with Medical record systems or data collection systems? Please help us make a difference!

About the role and its impact

We are seeking applications for a full-time Health Information and Systems Officer. This position is fixed term and is available until 30 June 2021 with the possibility of renewal dependent on funding. This is an exciting opportunity to develop and improve our health and information systems in our headspace Centres in the North West Melbourne region.

Based at Parkville, you will initially commence work remotely from home. All applications will be accepted within the state. You must have confidential home office space and reliable internet connection.

We believe that all young people deserve to grow into adulthood with optimal mental health. Everything we do is focused on that outcome, pioneering new, positive approaches to the prevention and treatment of mental disorders.

As the Health Information and Systems Officer, your contribution will implement health information systems to support our clinical primary care services through a new Electronic Medical Record System (Mastercare), data collection systems, other reporting systems and any additional digital applications.

You will be a change facilitator with a focus on engaging staff in new processes and systems to improve clinician efficiency and data management, therefore improving the experience for young people accessing clinical services. This will include providing training and support in these systems to other staff. 

As a guide, remuneration of $65,000 - $80,000 per annum is offered, dependent on skills and experience; NFP generous salary sacrificing opportunities are also available to the successful candidate.

Please refer to the Position Description below for the selection criteria and other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

About you

  • Bachelor/Master’s degree in Health Information Management or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Ability to implement and maintain health-based information systems and software.
  • Ability to generate and use a level of theoretical and applied knowledge related to health information and data collection.
  • Capacity to apply a multi-perspective understanding to the development and implementation of new projects.
  • Experience in training a range of stakeholders in new systems or processes.
  • Ability to problem solve issues with health software in conjunction with IT teams and vendors.
  • Understanding of current issues in digital healthcare, including privacy, interoperability, and regulation.

About us

Orygen is the world’s leading research and knowledge translation organisation focusing on mental ill-health in young people. Find out more on our website.

Orygen is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to attracting, developing and retaining our staff irrespective of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community. We strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

Orygen is committed to providing an inclusive work environment that supports employees to achieve their career goals without compromising their life goals. With this in mind Orygen offers a range of employment benefits including generous paid leave, flexible work arrangement, access to NFP salary packaging and an employee assistance program.

For a private and confidential discussion, please contact Amelia Callaghan at amelia.callaghan@orygen.org.au using the subject line: Health Information and Systems Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Orygen reserves the right to close the advertisement before this date is reached. Therefore, it is encouraged that you submit your application as soon as possible.

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