WW6045 - Clinical Documentation Specialist - (Full-time) - Northpark Private Hospital - Bundoora, VIC


Northpark Private Hospital is currently one of the largest private hospitals in Melbourne’s northern suburbs, with 137 beds and 5 theatres with a range of surgical and medical services including a dedicated mental health unit, 24/7 Emergency Department and a full service maternity unit including mother and baby services.

At Northpark Private Hospital, our most valuable resources are our people. Northpark Private prides itself on its reputation and commitment to the provision of exceptional customer service. We recognise that we are only as good as our staff, and this is why we seek to employ and retain highly skilled, compassionate and dedicated people.

As part of the Healthscope group, this position is responsible for facilitating the overall quality, completeness, timeliness and accuracy of clinical documentation in medical records to support; the delivery of high quality patient care, the clinical coding process, accreditation and adherence to quality standards and appropriate reimbursement of revenue. We offer a friendly and supportive atmosphere, flexible working environment and the opportunity to make this dynamic role your own.

Key responsibilities will involve:
• Provide education to Nursing, Allied Health and Physicians on documentation guidelines
• Develop a process to ensure comprehensive and complete clinical documentation
• Conduct and manage the casemix and revenue analysis process
• Undertake and lead clinical documentation performance improvement initiatives
• Improve the quality and timeliness of all clinical documentation including discharge summaries
• Assist in the general interpretation and understanding of health fund contracts

Selection Criteria:
• Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Nursing, Allied Health, Medicine, Health Information Management or equivalent
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in healthcare preferable a large acute hospital.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work autonomously and as a team as required.
• Intermediate MS Office skills.
• Commercial and Business focus.
• People management skills.

Applications to:
Saman Borazjani
Director of Nursing
Northpark Private Hospital
Ph: 03 9468 0806
Email: saman.borazjani@healthscope.com.au

Enquiries to:
Mike Kertes
Phone: 0419 321 600
Email: michael.kertes@healthscope.com.au

Applications Close On: 
30 June 2017