Data Officer

Job posted: 09/05/2022
Applications close: 30/05/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Reference: 26908

Reference: 26908

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan


  • Permanent Full Time with Monthly ADO

  • 5 weeks Annual Leave

  • Ability to purchase additional leave

  • Generous Salary Packaging

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

Eastern Health is looking for a suitable experienced and qualified individual to join our small but dynamic PACS/RIS support team.

The Data Officer primarily is responsible for assisting the data manager to ensure the day to day management and integrity of the Radiology Information System (RIS) for all Eastern Health Medical Imaging (EH MI) departments across Eastern Health (EH). They will also assist in maintaining the EH MI HL7 interfaces, as well as assist the EH Picture Archive and Communications System (PACS) Administrator with PACS data management and maintenance across all sites.

Travel between sites will be required. On rotation with the PACS Administrator, Data Manager and other PACS support personnel, provide on-call support for PACS/RIS out of hours issues.

This is a great opportunity to join a strong, energetic radiology informatics team and further develop your radiology informatics skills.

About you 

To be successful in this role you should possess:

    • Previous experience in the management and maintenance of data in a radiology information system (RIS).

    • Understanding of the function and maintenance of a PACS system.

    • Experience in the maintenance of the integration of the RIS with other systems such as a Hospital Information System, Digital Dictation System or PACS

    • Understanding of the reception and booking functions and workflows of a large radiology practice

    • Ability to work independently and proactively in the correction of breakdowns and errors

    • The ability to design and/or customise report extractions as required by medical imaging management

    • Current drivers licence

The following will also be well regarded

    • Experience in the Kestral Radiology Information System (Karisma)

    • Experience in a large multi campus radiology department

    • Experience in a PACS environment

    • Qualification/experience in a health related field or IT/programming

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Data Officer

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PETER ROUSE - (03) 9895 3222

Data Officer