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Reference Number 45725
Position Title Connecting Care EMR – Project Officer Technology & Hardware
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City & Royal Park Campus
Award Admin Officers [10]
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  • Become part of the EMR Connecting Care team and make a valuable contribution to the delivery of patient care, gain new skills and experience and expand your future career opportunities
  • Full time fixed term position until 30 June 2020
  • The salary range for this position is $70K – 85k (including Super)

The Connecting Care Program and Parkville Electronic Medical Record (EMR) 

The Connecting Care EMR Program is a digital partnership between Melbourne Health (MH), The Royal Women’s Hospital (RWH), Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (Peter Mac) and the Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) to transform patient care and research in the Parkville precinct.


Connecting Care will expand the cutting-edge RCH Epic EMR to operate across the four health services, creating one powerful shared clinical and research system and setting a new benchmark for EMR technology in Australia.


We are looking for a passionate and dedicated individual to join our EMR team. This is a Full Time Fixed Term position, working 80 hours per fortnight, based at Parkville.


Your Opportunity: 

  • You will be responsible for the identification, configuration, deployment and implementation of technology and hardware, including point of care devices, across multiple health services and satellite locations
  • Point of care devices will include but not be limited to; workstations, printers, monitors including touch screens, label printers, tablets, smartphones, barcode scanners, scanners, fixtures and fittings, smartcards, smartcard readers, protective covers, chargers, carts and trolleys, and batteries
  • You will need to be comfortable with working in hospital wards and departments as you undertake your technology and hardware activities and be respectful of clinicians, patients and their families when undertaking those activities
  • You will also have working relationships with members of the EMR Team, contract personnel and Parkville Health Services staff from a range of departments. You will be a team player, energetic, hands on, active and achievement oriented

Note: Point of Care Devices do not include Medical Monitoring Devices and are limited to those that provide access to EMR application functionality.


About You:


The successful applicant is likely to have some years of experience in an IT Systems Administration, Project or Business Analysis role.

  • Involvement in the analysis, configuration and deployment of technology and hardware in a project
  • environment;
  • Tertiary degree and/or professional qualification in Information Technology, Information Management or
  • related fields is desirable;
  • Experience working in health IT projects is desirable;
  • Experience in deploying point of care devices for an EMR or ehealth project is highly desirable.

For the Key Selection Criteria of this role, please refer to the position description.



  • A rewarding career offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement including mentorship and leadership programs.
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs (That’s an additional day off every month!).



Find out more about The Royal Melbourne Hospital https://www.thermh.org.au  If you have any questions or require more information, connect with us.  We look forward to hearing from you.


Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.


We build teams that embrace our values – caring, excellence, integrity, respect, and unity.


Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning

Contact Person Leon Smith
Contact Number 93426480
Closing Date 25/02/2019
Position Description
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