1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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      Health Information Manager
      Medical Records Administrator

Designs, implements and administers medical record systems and information services in accordance with legal and confidentiality requirements.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification or at least 5 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification. Licensing or registration may be required.

Tasks Include:
  • designs and maintains computerised and other health information systems and advises on their use
  • designs and revises medical record forms
  • recruits and trains medical record staff and provides in-service training for clerical staff
  • organises work flow, budget preparation, equipment ordering, medical transcription and ward clerk services
  • controls access to information and conducts statistical studies
  • facilitates communication with patients and between hospital departments and health providers
  • assists with surveys, projects and evaluative studies in the hospital and health fields

Casemix Co-ordinator
Health Data Administrator

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