WW6129 - Coding Manager, Perinatal Statistics - (Part -time) - South Australia Health, Adelaide, SA


  • Department for Health & Ageing, System Performance & Service Delivery, South Australian Pregnancy Outcomes Unit (POU)
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $83,509 - $93,437 (pro rata) – Perm P/T (30 hrs p/wk) – ASO5


You will provide a range of support activities that contribute to the provision of quality and timely outcomes associated with the South Australian Pregnancy Outcomes Unit. In particular, this will include quality assurance in data ascertainment and data processing, coordination and management of POU staff, and regular liaison with data suppliers.

Identifying useful software upgrades, you will undertake coordination with analysts and epidemiologists and liaison with internal and external customers regarding the testing of software and procedural modifications. You will also play a key role in the training of new staff and/or new functions for existing staff. Participating in the preparation of technical reports and liaison with officers assisting the Supplementary Birth Record, you will prepare regular status reports and participate in the recruitment of POU staff. You will also participate in professional networking with AIHW and interstate perinatal data collections to ensure the prompt and valid contribution of South Australian data to the national perinatal picture, and to ensure that South Australia remains fully compliant with national best practice in perinatal data collection.

To be successful in this role, you will demonstrate substantial experience in the use, maintenance and quality control of large database systems and software in a health setting. This will include detailed knowledge of ICD coding systems, along with an ability to identify potential weaknesses and discrepancies in perinatal data collection processes and recommend appropriate solutions. Prior experience in the development and conduct of training courses and workshops will be ideal, along with the ability to effectively coordinate and work as part of a team to achieve outcomes.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

For further information and to apply, visit http://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 633751

Enquiries: 

Helen Thomas
Tel:(08) 8226 6385
Email: helen.thomas2@sa.gov.au

Reference Number: 

633751

Applications Close On: 
6 October 2017