First listed on: 21 March 2024

Head of EMR Technology


  • Join the SVHM EMR Project Team!
  • Senior project leadership opportunity
  • Fitzroy location
  • Full time fixed term until 2026

About the Role

The Head of EMR Technology- SVHM will be responsible for the planning, design and implementation of the technical environment required to support a large-scale EMR at St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne. You will lead a team of experts who will support in the management the SVHM EMR Program technical stream.

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Planning, design and implementation of required IT infrastructure
  • Identification, acquisition and implementation of hardware including point of care devices
  • Integration architecture including developing the overall solution architecture for EMR and SVHM supporting applications
  • Development and execution of the EMR data migration strategy
  • Development of Business Continuity Processes in relation to the technical landscape of the EMR

Salary for this position will be negotiable based on experience.

Your Contribution

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or relevant field
  • A minimum of 5 years working as a Project Manager in healthcare IT
  • A sound understanding of HL7 integration
  • A sound understanding of underlying platform technologies including Citrix and Active Directory
  • A sound understanding of IT infrastructure in a healthcare setting
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team of different experts with multiple deliverables
  • Ability to work on premise
  • Strong inter-personal skills with demonstrated success in leading a large team
  • Current National criminal history check, or willing to obtain

What we Offer

  • A focus on wellbeing initiatives, with regular events and programs
  • Confidential, solutions-focused employee counselling
  • A healthy work/life balance encouraged. Full time employment comes with a monthly Accrued Day Off (additional day off per month!)
  • Ability to join Fitness Passport - Your pass to an extensive choice of fitness facilities
  • Salary Packaging - Increase your take home pay!
  • In the heart of Fitzroy, CBD at our doorstep, close to some of Melbourne's best cafes, public transport and lots of carparks
  • Discounts and Promotions always available through our Foundation
  • Regular opportunities for professional development to assist you to reach your career goals
  • Culture of continuous improvement

About the SVHM EMR Program
St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) have committed to the implementation of a new Electronic Medical Record as part of their digital transformation journey. Harnessing the power of a longitudinal patient record, the SVHM EMR program aims to deliver a comprehensive digital patient record across the ambulatory and inpatient areas of our health service.

Commencing in January 2024, the SVHM EMR program will be coordinated by a team of clinicians, health informaticians and technology experts. The SVHM EMR Team will be responsible for designing, building and implementing the new EMR in collaboration with our patients and staff.

The target completion of this project is 2026.

Working at St Vincent's
St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services and is driven by values of Compassion, Justice, Integrity and Excellence.

Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.

We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Inclusion is essential to our mission and diversity reflects the community we serve.

Please visit our website, for further information regarding our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment at SVHM.

SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases in healthcare settings. You may therefore be required to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

This position is subject to a Victorian government direction regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Successful applicants must meet these vaccination requirements. Please contact us if you would like to know more.

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