Data Coordinator

Job posted: 02/03/2023
Applications close: 30/03/2023 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, IT and Telecommunications, Occupational Health and Safety, Planning

Reference: 46487

Reference: 46487

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, IT and Telecommunications, Occupational Health and Safety, Planning

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

  • Multiple full time and part time roles available
  • Fixed term 12 month contracts
  • Based across Austin Hospital and Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital
  • Base salary + salary packaging + super + 5 weeks annual leave

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across three campuses in the North East of Melbourne and state-wide.  We have a highly engaged, diverse and collaborative workforce that is unified by our purpose, which is to help people live healthy and fulfilled lives.

About the Specialist Clinics

Specialist Clinics at Austin provides planned non-admitted services that require the focus of an acute hospital services/ specialists to ensure the best outcome for a patient. These services are an important interface in the health system between tertiary hospital services and primary care services.

Currently Specialist Clinics provide over 317,000 attendances per annum making it one of the largest services in the state and largest services providers at Austin Health

Patients are referred to Specialist Clinics by general practitioners (GPs), specialists, other community-based healthcare providers, as well as clinicians from within areas of Austin Health.

Specialist Clinics is on a journey of innovation, recently implementing digital reform and continuous improvement projects aimed at improving efficiency across all areas of the business to enhance our consumer experience.

About the role:

The Data Coordination Team supports Specialist Clinics and the wider organisation, through their expertise and advice relating to data management and reporting, system configuration and testing, and application of business rules for clinic templates/scheduling across the service.

Data Coordinators are responsible for providing accurate and timely reports to enhance patient care and service delivery. Along with mandatory performance reporting, areas of the business may request specific data to support development of business cases or optimisation of clinic services. Engagement with multidisciplinary stakeholders is essential to ensure appropriate data extraction and translation meets service need.

Data Coordinators assist in systems management, including working alongside Austin IT Department and external vendors to participate in software upgrades, patches, maintaining documentation, and testing for our key technical systems (TrakCare, Queue Manager).

About you:

Ideally, you’ll have:

  • Experience in systems support and system user testing
  • Experience with data management including data extraction and loading
  • Ability to problem solve in a variety of complex situations
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated ability to collaborate with and engage internal and external stakeholders in a professional manner at various levels
  • Excellent time management skills
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Advanced Excel, Visio, Project and PowerPoint applications, and aptitude to learn other relevant software systems such as Trakcare and Queue Manager.

Our benefits:

Working at Austin Health means enjoying a strong sense of purpose, engaging in meaningful work every day.  Our people also receive a variety of rewarding benefits, including:

  • Greater take-home pay through generous salary packaging
  • A suite of wellness initiatives designed to support you, including discounts on fitness memberships and health insurance, and a comprehensive wellbeing program
  • Mentoring and career development opportunities
  • Onsite childcare, easy access via public transport, car parking and end of journey facilities for cyclists
  • Five weeks annual leave, plus purchased leave options

Inclusion at Austin:

We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, identities, cultures, bodies and abilities.  We welcome and support applications from anyone identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, physically or culturally diverse, LGBTQIA+, and people of any age.

Work with us!

If you feel this role is right for you, we encourage your early application.  All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and if required, a Working With Children Check. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, please feel free to reach out to the hiring manager.

Data Coordinator

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Senalee Hackworth - (03) 9496 6913 - (__) ____ ____

Data Coordinator