Position Details
Reference Number 32873
Position Title EMR Test Analyst
Employment Type Temporary Full Time
Location Western Health
Position Summary

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 800,000 people. We have more than 6,700 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth will see the completion of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital.

About the Role

The implementation of an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) is Western Health’s next step towards significantly improving and transforming the way we provide care for our community and patients. Western Health’s EMR will provide clinicians with a consolidated view of all relevant information about the patient to facilitate teamwork reduce medical errors and    support clinical decision making.  It will also simplify and support clinician workflow, and provide access to best   practice knowledge, empowering our clinicians with the tools to enhance the delivery of Best Care.

Phase one of Western Health’s 7 - 10 year EMR journey will deliver:

  • structured clinical notes,
  • medications prescribing and administration,
  • pathology and radiology orders and results; and
  • A supporting core system.

For a further insight into Western Health’s EMR please view the EMR Introductory video on the Western Health Internet site. www.westernhealth.org.au/AboutUs/EMR/


The EMR Test Analyst is responsible for the development, preparation and maintenance of test cases. The test cases and scenarios need to align to the business requirements to enable the validation of the design and build of the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system at Western Health; Clinical System Cerner Millennium. The Test Analyst needs to work within structured test environments using test management tools to record test execution and capture test evidence. The Test Analyst collaborates with EMR Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), Business Analysts and key stakeholders to develop acceptance testing scenarios and test cases.

The Test Analyst performs hand on testing activities including system, integration, data migration, system regression testing and device testing. The role requires strong analytical skills to identify, log and troubleshoot defects.


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Discounted Onsite car parking
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a working with children’s check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Penny Chan
Contact Number 83457940
Alternate Contact Person Barbara Lennon
Alternate Contact Number 83457946
Closing Date 19/07/2018
Position Description EMR Test Analyst PD.pdf
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