Reporting Officer, Clinical Analytics and Outcomes Research Branch

The Victorian Agency for Health Information (Agency) is a new agency within the Victorian Government’s health portfolio, which will analyse and share information across our health system to ensure everyone has an accurate picture of where the concerns are and where we are getting it right. Its responsibilities will flow across measurement of patient care and outcomes for three key purposes: public reporting, oversight and clinical improvement. The Agency will: • Collect, analyse and share data so that the community is better informed about health services and health services receive better information about their performance • Ensure that boards, health executives and clinicians get the information they need to best serve their communities and provide better, safer care • Ensure that patients and carers get meaningful and useful information about care in their local community • Improve researcher’s access to data to create evidence that informs the provision of better, safer care. To achieve this, it will be vital that the Agency receive the best quality data from public and private providers of health services. Accordingly, the Agency will play a role in data management, standards and integrity.
Job Details
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Department: Victorian Agency for Health Information
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DH/VAHI/602065
Closing Date: 18-May-2021
Salary Range: $87,640 - $99,438
Job Duration: to 30 June 2022
Attachments: 2021-05-04 602065 PD VPS 4 Reporting Officer.docx (Word, 1.11MB)
Job Specification

2021-05-04 602065 PD VPS 4 Reporting Officer.pdf (PDF, 98KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Megan Maloney
(03) 8650 1828; megan.maloney@vahi.vic.gov.au

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1

Position Summary:

Reporting Officer, Safety & Surveillance 

The Reporting Officer Safety and Surveillance will lead the consultation and development of meaningful reporting solutions for data collected through the Victorian Health Incident Management System (VHIMS) to improve the monitoring of safety and surveillance in Victorian public health services.

Data is collected through each Victorian public health service's VHIMS management and reporting arrangements which are used at a local and state wide level for reporting.

The new VHIMS Minimum Data Set (MDS) is being progressively rolled-out across Victorian public health services for reporting to the Victorian Agency for Health Information (VAHI), anticipated by 1 July 2021. Data from this MDS is used by the Victorian Agency for Health information in its state wide reporting program.

Are you

  • An excellent communicator, able to develop effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders?
  • Committed to driving and supporting improved safety and quality in Victorian public health services?
  • Well organised, have good attention to detail and a demonstrated ability to balance competing priorities?

How to Apply:

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

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review our Careers Page. Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role.

For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/

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


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