WW6115 - Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder - (Full-time / Part-time) - Northern Health - Epping, VIC


Northern Health is one of Victoria’s busiest public health services. Our acute and sub-acute health services cover a local community of approximately 728,000 people and our emergency department is the busiest in the state with 23,503 presentations between April and June 2017.

The northern community is located in one of Melbourne's most significant growth corridors and our local population is expected to grow by 64% or an additional 128,569 people by 2031. The Northern Health catchment encompasses the rapidly expanding local government areas of Banyule, Darebin, Hume, Nillumbik, Whittlesea and Moreland.

An exciting opportunity exists for enthusiastic, experienced and highly motivated HIM/Clinical Coder to join the Health Information Management Unit at Northern Health. The successful applicant(s) will work as part of a team of 23 coding staff and primarily be based at The Northern Hospital.

The role includes, ICD-10-AM coding from the Clinical Patient Folder (scanned medical record) using the 3M Codefinder, auditing and other quality related activities.

We require an enthusiastic Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder with effective communication and organisational skills who can work in a team environment and relate well to all levels of staff. We offer flexible working arrangements with the opportunity of remote coding available to suitable applicants.


Essential:

    Eligible for full membership with HIMAA

  • Effective communication and management skills
  • Ability to achieve targets and deadlines
  • Knowledge of current casemix funding models
  • Thorough understanding of anatomy and physiology
  • Coding experience of at least 2 years using ICD-10-AM and up to date coding skills


Desirable:

  • Experience using 3M Codefinder
  • Experience using a scanned medical record


Enquiries:
Melissa Sajeva
CDM Manager, Coding and Casemix
Phone: (03 )84052466
Email: melissa.sajeva@nh.org.au

Reference Number: 

16699

Applications Close On: 
7 September 2017