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EMR Research Lead Analyst

Date: 19-Sep-2022

Location: Other, AU

Company: theroyalch

The Hospital

The Royal Children’s Hospital’s (RCH) vision is to be a great children’s hospital – delivering Great Care, Everywhere.

RCH is located within the Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, with more than 45 world-class biomedical organisations and more than 50,000 of the brightest minds working together to make the Precinct number one in the Asia Pacific region for health, education, research, and training. Within this, RCH is also a cornerstone member of the Melbourne Children’s Campus, partnering with Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, The University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics and The Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation. Each organisation contributes to a paediatric academic health centre which is greater than the sum of its parts.  

RCH has cared for the children and young people of Victoria for more than 150 years since it was founded in 1870. A full range of paediatric and adolescent health services are provided plus tertiary and quaternary care for the most critically ill and medically complex patients in Victoria. Tasmania, southern NSW and other states around Australia and overseas. The RCH is the only provider of heart transplant services and CAR T-cell therapy for paediatrics in Australia. RCH is an effective advocate for patients and their families with a particular focus on vulnerable children and increasingly, mental health in young people. The hospital also supports many health promotion and prevention programs. The Hospital has more than 6,000 staff, a budget of $850M, 12 wards and 350 beds. Annually, the RCH has 300,000+ Specialist Clinic appointments, 90,000+ Emergency Department presentations and 20,000 elective surgeries.

We work collaboratively with hospitals to deliver the right care, in the right place, at the right time. The RCH is committed to the Child Safe Standards:

Further information about RCH is available at

The Role

All staff employed in the Parkville EMR team will provide a sustainable and effective electronic medical record service to all health services across the Parkville Precinct (The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The Royal Womens Hospital, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and The Royal Childrens Hospital) and will service the 15,000+ clinicians and hospital staff with the day to day management and operation of the EMR. This is an innovative and progressive newly formed team that will be based at Jane Bell House.


The EMR Ambulatory Application Team supports the following solutions - EpicCare Ambulatory, Beacon (Oncology), Cadence (Scheduling) and Referrals, My Chart, EpicCare Link, Research and Care Everywhere including My Health Record, reporting to the EMR Ambulatory Application Manager.


The EMR Research Analysts are responsible for the design, build, testing, configuration, testing, installation and support of the Research application. As the EMR Research Lead Analyst you will be responsible for the system configurations to support Research studies within the EMR, as well as assisting support of Study Monitors. You will ensure the delivery of the Research solutions meet the needs of all 4 health services to maximise streamlined and standardised workflows, while keeping application oversight leading three other full time analysts


You will work collaboratively with the EMR leadership team, EMR team, EMR vendor, adoption managers, technical teams and local health services to ensure the EMR is maintained, operates and optimised for the Parkville EMR Service for the benefit of all 4 health services.


This position will be based at Jane Bell House, Parkville and may require you to work on a rotating on-call, after-hours roster, including at relevant other sites.


To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in build, maintenance and support of the EMR system;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of EMR change control and support procedures;
  • Advanced skills in workflow review and design and proven ability to deliver solutions that meet the needs of end users;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of EMR environment including application, infrastructure and end user devices;
  • Highly developed analytical and innovative problem solving skills and attention to detail;
  • Ability to present technical concepts in simple and understandable terms so as both technical and non-technical audiences gain an understanding;
  • Advanced MS Visio, Excel and Word skills.


To view the Position Description, please click here.

Why work at the RCH?


RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact. We offer the opportunity to work in world-class facilities,  surrounded by Royal Park and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.

We also offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, and an award-winning health and wellbeing program.

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse background,  all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

It is a requirement of your employment that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and Influenza annually for Category A and B roles, in compliance with any public health orders in place at the relevant time, unless you have a medical exception in line with those public health orders, which has been accepted by The Royal Children’s Hospital.  Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government Immunisation History Statement, it is a requirement of the RCH to collect, record and hold vaccination information.

It is also a requirement of your employment that you comply with any direction given by The Royal Children’s Hospital that you be vaccinated against, or prove immunity to, any other disease, unless you have a relevant exemption


Are you ready to join our team? 

 Apply online by clicking on the “Apply” button

Applications close 9 October 2022