Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Coordinator

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service is a multifaceted, growing regional health service employing over 900 staff and providing a comprehensive array of health care services to the East Gippsland community. BRHS offers a rewarding work environment providing challenge, variety and a range of opportunities to progress your career. You will join our dedicated team of health professionals and support staff who are committed to delivering a high quality experience to all.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/QIS/1693772
Closing Date: 13-Feb-2023
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - EMR Coordinator - January 2023.pdf (PDF, 321KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Julie Lawrence, Regional Partnerships Lead
03 5150 3601

Position Details

Based in a beautiful part of Victoria, working for BRHS will enable you to have a fantastic work/life balance and pursue your career goals.

The Contract: Ongoing, Full Time, 80.0 hours per fortnight

Applications are sought from skilled professionals with project experience to oversee the implementation of Electronic Medical Records at (Bairnsdale Regional Health Service) BRHS.  This unique role offers a great opportunity to work within a complex hospital environment and add this key project role to your experience.

The Project:

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service is planning to implement the selected Electronic Medical Record (EMR) as part of the Gippsland Health Alliance (GHA) Electronic Medical Record and Community Health System (EMRCH) Project. The Project will facilitate the delivery of a single individual electronic longitudinal patient health record for members of the community of Gippsland.

The Position:

The Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Coordinator will facilitate the resources at BRHS and plan and coordinate the EMR Project in conjunction with the Gippsland Health Alliance (GHA) Project team.  This position will play a key part in the roll out of the EMR Project at BRHS ensuring that stakeholder and business expectations are met by confirming organisational readiness.  The role will work closely with GHA Project Workers and dedicated BRHS subject matter experts to ensure project objectives are achieved.

What you need:

  • Minimum of 4 years relevant administrative experience
  • EMR experience using Sunrise is required
  • Cert 4 in training and development or willingness to undertake training
  • An understanding of patient health information systems and data management, or a genuine interest in developing further skills.
  • Good analytical skills with the ability to find inefficiencies with workflows and processes.
  • High computer literacy with a genuine interest and understanding of medical record requirements (within their area of knowledge and expertise) and a willingness to learn new software for documenting and influencing workflow changes.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the importance of confidentiality of both staff and patient information.

Refer to the position description for the full key selection criteria

Why should you Apply?

This is a rare opportunity to be part of a key project and system change within a large and complex organisation.  You will enjoy working in a collaborative and supportive environment surrounded by teams who understand and support quality improvement.  In addition, if you are moving to East Gippsland, you will relish your new lifestyle based on the Gippsland Lakes.


For more information contact: Julie Lawrence, Regional Partnerships and Innovation Lead on 03 5150 3601.

Applications by close of business: Monday 13th February 2023

To apply:

Applications are to be submitted by selecting “Apply Now” below and are to include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume (including two recent referees)
  • Response to the full key selection criteria (as listed in the attached position description)

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