Program Support Officer, LISConnect (VPSG5)

Job posted: 08/09/2021
Applications close: 22/09/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 30 June 2022

Organisation: Department of Health

Salary: $102,637 - $124,183

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/DH/CSD/629541

Reference: VG/DH/CSD/629541

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria's health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.


The Program Support Officer, LISConnect provides centralised department program management support services to assist with the delivery of ICT solutions that support the reform of Victoria's public pathology system and improve the provision of, and access to, high quality public pathology services.

The LISConnect Program team will oversee and support the governance and delivery of a complex large-scale program of work that includes three new Laboratory Information System (LIS) projects within Victoria's public pathology network and a Health Information Exchange (HIE) project that enables pathology results to be shared across pathology services and integrated with associated health service clinical systems.

Are you?

  • A person with strong project coordination skills and attention to details?
  • Experienced in working collaboratively as part of a Program management team?
  • Knowledgeable in Health Information Systems preferably LIS and HIE solutions.
  • Able to engage with stakeholders, within the project teams, the health agencies as well as vendors.
  • Able to organise and manage program administration and delivery activities.
  • Knowledgeable in the use of productivity tools (MS Office Word/Excel/Visio/Project, SharePoint).
  • Knowledgeable in project life-cycle and related costs/budget management.


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

For further information please visit the Department of Health <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-health>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Program Support Officer, LISConnect (VPSG5)

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Full time / 30 June 2022

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Mark Scharpenack | 0413 215 265

Program Support Officer, LISConnect (VPSG5)