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Health Information Services Clerk

LocationSandringham Hospital
Work TypePart time
Positions1 Position
Job no: 70174
Category: Administration, Administration & Office Support

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.

  • Permanent  opportunity
  • Part Time (32 Hours per fortnight, 0.4 EFT)
  • Managers and Administrative Worker Grade 1
  • Located at Sandringham Hospital
  • Great staff benefits!

The Department

The Alfred Health Emergency, Virtual care and Outpatients (EVO) Program is responsible for the delivery of emergency and paediatric clinical services across Alfred Health, as well as several other clinical support services.

Alfred Health Emergency sees approximately 120,000 patients per annum across two Departments; the Alfred Emergency & Trauma Centre (E&TC) manages approximately 75,000 patients, and the Sandringham Emergency Department manages approximately 45,000 patients each year.

Sandringham Emergency Department is community focused and has an integrated Urgent Care Centre in addition to the emergency services through the main Emergency Department. The Alfred E&TC is one of the state’s busiest emergency departments, providing timely quality care to acutely unwell and injured Victorians as well as a variety of state-wide services for critically unwell Victorians.

The EVO Program is responsible for several additional services that support the delivery of clinical care. These include GP Liaison Service, Health Information Service, Virtual Services (such as Telehealth support team and the Timely Management of Chest Pain Pilot), Specialist Clinics Support Unit, and the Operations Support Unit.

The Role

Health Information Services (HIS) clerks complete a range of duties within the HIS department including; scanning and importing of patient medical record documents into Cerner electronic medical record, providing historical paper medical records when required, the release of information to GP, hospital and other health services requests, and updating patient information within the patient administrative database. 

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Higher School Certificate/Victorian Certificate of Education
  • Highly developed organisational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Administrative and customer service experience in a hospital environment desirable

Staff Benefits

  • Salary packaging
  • Discount health insurance
  • Car parking (subject to availability)

For all enquiries, please contact Brad Lacis on 03 9076 1278 

All applications close 11pm AEST, Tuesday 23rd July 2024.

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption.