Position Details
Reference Number 30484
Position Title Data Assurance Lead
Employment Type Temporary Full Time
Location Williamstown Hospital
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 7,200 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

Data Assurance Lead (Maternity Leave Replacement, 12 months) 

An exciting opportunity is available for an enthusiastic and motivated individual with excellent planning and well-developed communication skills to work in a dynamic and high performing team environment. This role will provide support and guidance to the Data Assurance Team responsible for managing the timely and accurate submission of statutory datasets.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a similar role, in depth understanding of DHHS business rules and policies, as well as the ability to develop productive relationships with key business stakeholders, including Executive Management, Clinical and Non-Clinical Directors. Other essential attributes include strong computer skills, well-developed presentation and communication skills, meticulous attention to detail, the ability to work in a team and to manage competing demands.

The key responsibilities of this role besides managing the WH Data Assurance Program, include monitoring and reporting on WH progress against audit recommendations conducted on behalf of DHHS or by WH internal consulting auditors, act as the key WH contact for all dataset audits, in addition to providing assistance and guidance to business areas in relation to data compliance and DHHS reporting requirements where required.


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 Allen Foo
Contact Number 8345 7639
Alternate Contact Person Emma Wilson
Alternate Contact Number 8345 7638
Closing Date 08/12/2017
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