Position Details
Reference Number 35522
Position Title Clinical Data Support
Employment Type Permanent 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 1 million people. We have 7,000 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth has seen the addition of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's at Sunshine Hospital.

About the Role

Clinical Data Support - Surgery, Cardiology and Intensive Care programs.
Permanent full- time position available

We have a unique opportunity for experienced, innovative and motivated Clinical Data Support person with recent clinical experience and a good knowledge of health literacy, to be part of the perioperative and Critical Care team at Western Health. This position requires a dynamic individual with excellent computer skills and experience managing databases who is able to work effectively as part of a team.

 The Clinical data Support person is required to manage data in the Surgery, Cardiology and Intensive Care programs, and will be  responsible for, updating, maintenance and validation of clinical and reporting databases. The Clinical Data Support person is key member of the Perioperative and Critical Care team, and should be able to prioritise work in line with reporting requirements, quality activities and projects.

The role requires the formation of strong working relationships with the Perioperative and Critical Care Division’s teams and the ability to both understand and support their business, management, and information requirements.

Essential criteria

The successful applicant(s) will possess:

  • Recent Clinical Experience
  • Good knowledge of health literacy including Diagnosis, treatments, pathology and medications.
  • Highly developed customer service skills
  • Effective communication and inter-personal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritise duties
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft excel and SharePoint
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise and manage under pressure
  • Previous experience in managing databases
  • Excellent analytical and logical skills


Desirable criteria

  • Demonstrated experience in data systems testing and systems upgrade
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Experience in clinical coding
  • Relevant clinical experience
  • Working knowledge of anatomy and pathophysiology
  • Proven problem solving and creative skills
  • Ability to work across multi-disciplinary teams
  • Ability to train others
  • Knowledge of sequel reporting program


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • 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.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

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 Kylie Fisher
Contact Number 0402473270
Closing Date 11/11/2019
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