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REQ106970 Requisition #
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Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Health Mgr Lvl 3
Remuneration: $110,961 - $126,496
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ106970

The Far West Local Health District makes up the western-most District in NSW, sharing its borders with South Australia, Queensland and Victoria. Far West LHD provides primary care to an estimated resident population of 30,099, employing over 800 staff across 10 facilities in Broken Hill, Balranald, Dareton, Ivanhoe, Menindee, Tibooburra, Wentworth, White Cliffs and Wilcannia.

To promote our vision of “excellence in rural and remote health”, Far West LHD upholds its CORE values of Collaboration, Openness Respect, and Empowerment.

Are you up for living and working in the beautiful and rural NSW Outback, devoid of traffic and commuting? Check us out at http://bit.ly/fwlhdcareers. You can also find us on Facebook.

What you'll be doing

The Clinical Document Specialist will be responsible for the concurrent and retrospective review of clinical documentation to ensure documentation is complete, specific and accurate to reflect the complexity of the episode of care and assist the Far West LHD to monitor and support compliance with national indicators relevant to communication for the National Safety and Quality Health Standards.

Skills and Knowledge

  1. Current authority to practice as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  2. Demonstrated minimum five years' clinical experience in the acute care setting (Critical Care/Medical/Surgical or Emergency Department)
  3. Demonstrated highly developed and effective interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong organisational skills, and advance computer skills.
  4. Demonstrated experience and ability to lead, implement change and positively influence senior management and clinical staff across all levels of the healthcare setting through complex programs /initiatives and/or models of care.
  5. Highly developed analytical skills and demonstrated ability to interpret and package complex information rapidly and accurately.
  6. Demonstrated problem solving abilities and negotiation skills including the ability to resolve conflicts, competing demands and prioritising resources.
  7. Demonstrated ability to adhere to the defined standards of ethical and professional conduct consistent with the current NSW Health Code of Conduct and/or relevant professional standards where applicable.
  8. Eligibility to drive in NSW and preparedness to travel across rural and remote areas.


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For role related queries or questions contact Dale Sutton on Dale.Sutton@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 30/05/2019

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