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Reference Number 64648
Position Title Director of Informatics Planning
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City Campus, Parkville
Award Admin Officers [10]
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Director of Informatics Planning

The Royal Melbourne Hospital

  • Key role for the Quality, Improvement and Informatics team
  • Transform traditional approaches
  • Build of the capacity of quality and data improvement

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is one of Victoria’s largest health care services providing a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, general, and specialist medical services through inpatient and community based facilities. We are also a proud part of the world renowned Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, working in collaboration to advance research for continuous improvement of clinical care.


Your Opportunity:

The Director of Informatics Planning has key responsibility for:

  • Consult with RMH stakeholders including RMH Executive, Health Intelligence, IT and EMR to understand the current data and analytics technology and capability.
  • Identify opportunities for the advancement of data and analytics capability at RMH.
  • Work with RMH Executive and other key stakeholders to establish the goals for data analytics and informatics at RMH addressing technology (software and hardware), workforce, governance, tools and processes.
  • Be responsible for the development of RMHs three year Data Analytics plan.
  • Analyse the business needs and strategic requirements relating to the Command Centre.
  • Engage key operational and clinical subject matter experts to understand the ongoing operational support required for the Command Centre.
  • Elicit, analyse, and document business and functional requirements for system redesign and development.
  • Build relationships through liaising with stakeholders, software developers, vendors, and RMH technology teams to clarify requirements and design solutions.
  • Determine EMR enhancement/build requirements to accommodate technical integration of the Command Centre solution.
  • Determine Health Intelligence requirements and build to support the Command Centre solution.
  • Complete a market scan of available vendors and solutions, including liaising with other health services utilising Command Centre solutions to gather lessons learned.

About You:

  • Highly respected across your peer group.
  • Outstanding communicator both verbal and written – with an ability to successfully convey complicated topics. 
  • Ability to foster relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Strong formal writing skills.
  • Be able to understand and translate technical information.
  • Project management experience, ideally in a healthcare setting or with relevant experience in strategic or business planning, change management or risk management.


  • A rewarding career offering great prospects for career diversity and professional development.
  • 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 and Meal/Entertainment benefits, monthly ADO (That’s an additional day off every month!).

The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications. 


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 and COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement.



Find out more about The Royal Melbourne Hospital and The Royal Melbourne Hospital at www.thermh.org.au. Enquiries should be directed to Samantha Plumb: 03 9342 8858



Contact Person Samantha Plumb
Contact Number 0393428858
Closing Date 19/08/2022
Position Description
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