Senior Health Informatics Specialist (Inpatient Care)

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Work type: Permanent
Location: South Brisbane, Newstead
Categories: Information Technology

About the role

Mater has a fantastic new opportunity for a Senior Health Informatics Specialist (Inpatient Care) to join the Digital Technology and Information division, to help lead and implement a newly formed state-wide portfolio focused on supporting Mater's Digital Health goals. This new position is being offered on a full-time permanent basis.

A Catholic not-for-profit ministry of Mercy Partners, Mater is guided by the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy who first established Mater in 1906 when they built the first Mater Private Hospital in Brisbane. This was the start of a tradition of care and compassion for the sick and needy that continues to inspire us today. Through our extensive network of hospitals, health centres and related businesses, a nationally accredited education provider and a world-class research institute, we're working together to meet the needs of the community and improve your health and wellbeing.

Digital Technology and Innovation (DTI) is currently going through an exciting period of transformation and this represents a career defining opportunity to join an iconic Queensland organisation.

Salary range: $51.22-$62.48 per hour (Corporate and Administration Level 7) plus superannuation

What you’ll be doing

Mater's digital plan aims to deliver a contemporary digital ecosystem that will enable the achievement of our broader Value Based Health Care goals.  Digital technologies will be a key enabler to transforming the way we deliver the Mater Mission of providing compassionate care to those in need.  Key components will include: 

  • Enhanced digital consumer experience capabilities
  • An Integrated Health Record, comprising a digital medical record system and new patient administration system
  • Hospital-in-the-home and ambulatory care capabilities that enable co-ordinated and consumer-controlled care
  • Virtual hospital capabilities, including support for models such as e-ICU
  • A digital Operations Command Centre to improve capacity management, patient flow, service co-ordination and emergency management
  • Enhanced connectivity and integration for wearable technology and biomedical devices

The Senior Health Informatics Specialist (Inpatient Care) is a specialist role that is responsible for understanding the complex design, functionality, clinical data and workflows of hospital inpatient services across Mater. In addition, the role will work closely with operational support and project teams to delegate, coordinate and oversee the build, configuration and optimisation of new and existing/legacy clinical systems, during this period of transformation for Mater.

The role reports directly to Manager Health Informatics and is part of the Digital Health and Informatics department of Mater’s Digital, Technology and Information division. The role maintains key relationships and accountability in serving the clinical area/speciality for which the role is assigned.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A tertiary degree in a clinical area of subject matter expertise, and
  • Have demonstrated success in a similar role in a large and complex organisation.

It would also be desirable to have:

  • Certified Health Informatician Australasia (CHIA) membership and credentials are highly desirable.
  • Postgraduate qualifications in business management, information technology, leadership, organisational change, education, or similar field are desirable.
  • AHPRA Registration.
  • A clinical background of at least 5 years, with proven experience in digital workflows, best practise, innovation, clinical documentation, and healthcare informatics.
  • Demonstrated proficiency working in a tertiary hospital environment and understanding of clinical workflows in the acute and/or subacute inpatient settings.
  • Demonstrated proficiency working with Clinical systems implementations or digital health projects.
  • Demonstrated experience to manage and triage system issues and requests, or demand management frameworks.
  • Experience documenting workflows in formal notations such as BPMN.

Why join us?

In return for your skills you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Health, Education and Research and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of our patients.

In addition to being part of a workplace that offers compassionate care in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy, pioneers in the provision of healthcare to Queensland for over 100 years, you will have opportunities to increase your take-home pay with our salary packaging options.

To learn more - please view Download File Senior Health Informatics Specialist MCAS7 - July 2021.pdf

Applications close on Friday 17 December 2021.

**It is now a mandatory requirement of employment at the Mater that you are and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please note proof of vaccination (MyGov Medicare Vaccination Certificate or Medical Certificate) will be required as a pre-commencement document.

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