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Position Details
Reference Number 379459
Position Title Lead Researcher
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Bureau of Health Information
Geographical Location Chatswood
Advertised Award/Classification Health Managers (State) Award - Health Manager Level 4
Salary $118,289.00 - $141,526.00
Number of FTE 2.00
Purpose of Position

The Bureau of Health Information (BHI) creates timely, high quality public reports and information products on the performance of the NSW public health system. Our team undertakes analysis and interpretation of health service administrative, survey and other relevant data collections in order to: (a) evaluate performance of the public health system; (b) identify important trends, opportunities for service improvement and potential impact of policy change; (c) benchmark the performance of the system through comparisons; and (d) assess and disseminate information on the quality of data and data systems in the NSW public system.

Within the Bureau’s flexible multidisciplinary team environment, the Senior Health Services Researcher has a key role as team coordinator, project manager and lead researcher on reporting projects.


This position is Permanent Full Time and classified as Health Manager Level 4


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage people with disability and Indigenous Australians to apply.

Selection Criteria 1. Demonstrated knowledge of state, national and international trends in health system performance measurement and reporting.

2. Demonstrated significant experience in preparation and publication of health system reports.

3. Strong project design and management skills, and experience managing complex projects with competing priorities and deadlines.

4. Excellent abilities to interpret complex statistical information for a range of audiences, and familiarity with the challenges of working with large administrative and survey data sets.

5. Demonstrated expertise in areas such as measuring and reporting on clinical effectiveness, productivity, patient experience, survey methodology or other relevant fields.

6. Advanced oral and written communication, interpersonal, negotiation, consultation and presentation skills.

7. Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in a tight knit team environment.

8. Relevant tertiary qualifications and / or equivalent relevant experience.
Contact Person Jason Boyd
Contact Number 0294644469
Closing Date 22/03/2017
Supporting Documents
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Application Guide click here to view