Parkville EMR Pathology Connect Application Lead

Job posted: 15/07/2024
Applications close: 22/07/2024 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Parkville

Job type: Full Time - Fixed Term

Organisation: The Royal Children's Hospital

Salary: $121,274 - $133,842

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Reference: 11933

Reference: 11933

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Salary Range: $121,274 - $133,842

Work location: Melbourne | Parkville

About the Role

As the Lead Application Analyst, you will utilise your capabilities, insight, expertise, and experience to provide advice and skill to lead work across multiple pathology discipline groups for the end-to-end delivery of Laboratory Information System (LIS) functionality.

Lead engagement and facilitate decisions between key stakeholders for the design and configuration of the LIS and be responsible for system build, testing, deployment, and support at and after go-live related to their workstream.


 What You’ll achieve:

  • Provide leadership to a team of Application Analysts across multiple pathology disciplines, ensuring effective prioritisation and time management.
  • Work collaboratively with Pathology services, Pathology Connect Project team, LIS solution vendor(s), and Parkville application and technical teams.
  • Develop an understanding of the technical build aspects of the LIS solution and apply experience to ensure a standardised approach across the LIS.
  • Review the outputs from the PNW Implementation Planning Study (IPS) and support your team and Pathology Advisors with current and future state processes and recommendations to relevant stakeholders.
  • Develop key project documentation to successfully monitor and report on status, progress, risks, and issues.
  • Establish collaborative and influential relationships with stakeholders and colleagues through effective communication, negotiation, and issues management, providing expert advice to achieve outcomes.
  • Represent Pathology Connect project in discussions with vendors and health services. Present to groups of people at all levels as required.

We are recruiting for an Anatomical Pathology lead and Clinical Pathology lead for 2 years for the Laboratory Information System (LIS) solution. These roles are responsible for leading a team of Application Analysts to support the design and implementation.


Your skills and experience:

  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline (e.g., Laboratory Science / Health Science / Health ICT) or equivalent experience.
  • Experience leading and/or managing complex change programs.
  • Experience working with enterprise healthcare applications (e.g., LIS, EMR). It is highly desirable to have experience in the administration of solutions.
  • Analytical skills for information collection, problem solving, and recommendations.
  • Relationship building through effective communication, influencing, and conflict resolution.
  • Attention to detail ensuring completeness and accuracy and following up on commitments.
  • Self-leadership in managing workload, timelines and contributing to the environment.


If this sounds like you, click here to view the position description.


About the Department:

The Parkville EMR is a digital partnership between The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH), Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (Peter Mac), The Royal Melbourne Health (RMH) and The Royal Women’s Hospital (The Women’s).

The Parkville EMR team (employed by RCH) maintains, operates, and optimises the Parkville EMR Service for the benefit of all 4 health services. The Parkville precinct partners are committed to continuing the success of the EMR to deliver the vision as a world class EMR, shared with patients, to support the delivery of safe, high quality and seamless healthcare across Parkville and improve health outcomes for all Victorians.


What we offer:

  • Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
  • Employee Assistance Program


Other requirements:

  • Current National Criminal Record Check, or willing to obtain.
  • Valid Working with Children Check
  • Compliance with RCHs “Staff Immunisation - Prevention of Vaccine Preventable Diseases” procedure


Application process

To apply, you will need a resume and a tailored cover letter outlining your skills, experience, and suitability for the position in line with the requirements of the position description.


Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately, we encourage you to apply promptly!

For more information about this position please contact Matt Thatcher, Ph 03 9345 6277, Email: matt.thatcher.rch.org.au


Why work at the RCH?

RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact. We offer the opportunity to work in world-class facilities, surrounded by Royal Park and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.

We also offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, and an award-winning health and wellbeing program.

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse background, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

It is a requirement of your employment that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and Influenza annually for Category A and B roles, in compliance with any public health orders in place at the relevant time, unless you have a medical exception in line with those public health orders, which has been accepted by The Royal Children’s Hospital.  Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government Immunisation History Statement, it is a requirement of the RCH to collect, record and hold vaccination information.

It is also a requirement of your employment that you comply with any direction given by The Royal Children’s Hospital that you be vaccinated against, or prove immunity to, any other disease, unless you have a relevant exemption


Are you ready to join our team? 

 Apply online by clicking on the “Apply” button

Applications close 22 July 2024




Parkville EMR Pathology Connect Application Lead

Job type:

Full Time - Fixed Term

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matt.thatcher@rch.org.au - Matt Thatcher - 93456277

Parkville EMR Pathology Connect Application Lead