WW6110 - Statewide Coding Educator - (Full-time) - Queensland Department of Health - Brisbane CBD - QLD

  • Pay Rate: $105,800 - $113,418 plus super

About us

The Department of Health is responsible for the overall management of the public health system in Queensland. We are an organisation that strongly believes in the need to work with people who value the goals of our organisation and who will thrive in our workplace. Working at the Department of Health is about making a difference.

About Healthcare Purchasing and System Performance Healthcare Purchasing and System Performance (HPSP) Division is responsible for the purchasing of public health and social services from service providers; and the monitoring and management of the performance of these providers in providing timely, safe, effective, equitable, efficient and patient centred care to Queenslanders.

Working with other key areas within the Department, the Division ensures health funding is used effectively to meet government priorities; in addition to monitoring, responding and promoting performance improvement opportunities that support a healthier Queensland.

This role will support the Senior Director and work in close collaboration with the Statewide HIM-CC Network (SHIM-CNN) to develop the delivery and ongoing maintenance of a state-wide clinical coder training and development education program. This role will also provide ongoing support and management of state-wide clinical coding related software and is responsible for vendor liaison, state-wide support and testing of the electronic clinical coding software.

The successful person

You must be an expert in the classification of diseases and operations using ICD-10-AM across a broad range of specialities and have expert knowledge of the Australian Classification of Health Interventions (ACHI), Australian Coding Standards (ACS) and AR-DRG classifications. You must also have expert knowledge in clinical coding software applications (such as 3M Codefinder, PICQ) and experience in vendor negotiation and system management and software testing.

Ideally you will be able to work autonomously, but collaborate with stakeholders, to develop and facilitate detailed and specialty-specific clinical coding education programs using the principals of adult learning. You will also be able to project manage, plan, organise, direct and evaluate the effectiveness of these programs.

In addition, you will have excellent written and verbal communication skills including consultation, negotiation and complex problem resolution skills and the capacity to negotiate on behalf of the SHIM-CCN and its application within Queensland Department of Health. You will have experience in writing and developing guidelines, procedures and instructions for staff, briefing notes and business cases.


Huong Le
Phone: (07 3708 5892
Email: huong.le@health.qld.gov.au

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Applications Close On: 
4 September 2017