WW5980 - Coding Educator / Auditor - (Part-time) - Mercy Hospitals Victoria Ltd - Heidelberg, VIC


ABOUT THE ROLE:

  • Permanent 53.2 per fortnight (7 shifts)
  • Working across Mercy Hospitals Victoria Ltd (MHVL) but primarily based at Mercy Hospital for Women Heidelberg.
  • Responsibility for providing coding expertise and leadership to the MHVL Coding Team.
  • Provide coding education to coders with the objective of improving accuracy and throughput.
  • Supervise the training of new coders and develop internal coding resource material.
  • Plan, develop and undertake regular target and random coding audits.


WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Values driven workplace
  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Professional development and learning
  • Camp Australia School Holiday Program
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Fully funded childcare referral service


ABOUT US:

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation employing over 7000 people who provide compassionate and holistic care through our acute hospitals, aged care facilities, mental health programs, palliative and respite services, maternity and women’s health services, early parenting services and home care services.


THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL HAVE:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Health Information Management) or equivalent, or Clinical Coding qualification from HIMAA or equivalent.
  • 5 years previous coding experience and comprehensive knowledge of Casemix funding principles.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Completion of the Latrobe University Clinical Coding Auditing course is desireable but not essential.


Applicants offered an interview will be required to sit a coding examination to assess coding competency and knowledge of the Australian Coding Standards.

At Mercy Health we embrace diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and valued. Mercy Health encourages Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples to apply.

To apply and/or to view the position description, please visit http://www.careers.mercy.com.au


Enquiries: 

Amber Carlesso
Acting Coding and Documentation Lead MHVL
Tel: (03) 8754 3622 or

Danielle Pilovski
Manager HIS MHVL
Tel: (03) 8754 3612

Reference Number: 

MHVL 12

Applications Close On: 
18 April 2017