WW5926 - HIM with clinical Coding Experience - (Contract) - Pavilion Health, Sydney, NSW

  • Contract position (full time or part time) minimum of three days per week

Position Description:

We are looking for and experienced HIM to run an external Medical Record service at a small prestigious surgical and rehabilitation private hospital in Sydney. The role will involve overseeing and supporting the Medical Records service and staff; meeting quality KPIs for coding, auditing, clinical documentation, medico legal etc. and to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the department through the introduction of new process and technology as well as coding and mentoring of Pavilion Health junior coders.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • ensure timely and accurate clinical coding using ICD-10-AM and ACHI
  • education and mentoring of junior Pavilion Health coders
  • ensure all mandatory reporting is completed in agree timeframe with quality expectationsrun regular audit programs
  • ensure the Medical Record service objectives are achieved
  • oversee the completion of medico-legal requests
  • provide advice to the hospital executive as required including Director of Nursing and Front Office Manager
  • liaise with local hospital network representatives and external software vendors as requiredmaintain/review the hospital medical records policy and procedure manuals
  • promote a safe, health working environment for all staff and action any hazards

Essential requirements:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Health Information Management) or equivalent
  • experience with clinical coding - current update or online education for Ninth Edition ICD-10-AM completed
  • experience with remote engagements
  • demonstrated ability to work well independently and to complete tasks within established timeframes and
  • Commitment to quality clinical classification

Desirable requirements:

  • experience with Excel, Word, and other office tools and;
  • clinical auditing understanding and experience
  • previous experience with change management projects

Pay Rate and Benefits:

  • Attractive Hourly Rate and Super which is based on individual experience and;
  • Flexible working arrangements.

Jenny Sinclair
Project Manager
Email: jennys@pavilion-health.com
Web: http://www.pavilion-health.com

Applications Close On: 
15 February 2017