WW6357 - Coding Auditor Educator - (Full-time) - SA Health - Women's & Children's Hospital - Adelaide, SA


  • Women’s & Children’s Health Network, Women's & Children's Hospital
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $83,509 - $93,437 - Perm F/T - ASO5


You will be responsible for providing training and education for coding staff at the Women’s & Children’s Hospital to ensure an accurate and comprehensive Casemix profile. Providing clinicians and other relevant hospital staff with education on documentation, coding and Casemix systems, you will conduct a regular cycle of random and targeted audits to ensure accurate coding, legitimate maximisation of Casemix revenue and to identify education requirements for coders, clinicians and administrative staff.

You will work with administrative staff to ensure the quality and integrity of administrative data collected in the WCH Patient Administrations System (HOMER) and reported to the Department of Health, as part of the monthly ISAAC data submission. You will work to identify the training needs of the Coding Unit and assist in training and mentoring new coding staff, as well as initiating regular liaison with clinicians regarding documentation, coding and casemix / ABF funding.

To be successful in this role, you will have a proven track record in clinical coding at a tertiary hospital, displaying a high level of competence in coding moderate to complex inpatient episodes using the current version of ICD-10-AM and ACHI classifications. You will also bring experience in the planning, conduct and evaluation of audits and projects, including developing and providing education to all levels of staff. Your well-developed interpersonal and communication skills will equip you to develop and maintain effective working relationships with peers and staff internally and externally.

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 www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 665587

Enquiries: 

Lynda Dandie
Phone: 08 8161 6605
Email: lynda.dandie@sa.gov.au

Applications Close On: 
27 July 2018