WW6358 - Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder - (Full-time) - Peninsula Health, Frankston Hospital, Frankston, VIC

About Peninsula Health

Peninsula Health provides public healthcare services to residents of the Mornington Peninsula.

Our hospitals and emergency departments are located at Frankston and Rosebud, and we provide a wide range of community health, dental, rehabilitation, mental health, palliative care ad aged care services from campuses at Frankston, Hastings, Mornington and Rosebud.

Person centred care is at the heart of everything we do, guided by our values of Services, Integrity, Compassion, Respect and Excellence.

Position Summary

An opportunity exists for a highly motivated Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder to join a passionate and friendly service with a focus on quality improvement and high performance. We offer flexible and family friendly working conditions and the potential to work from home. You will be coding from our exciting new electronic medical record (EMR) to deliver accurate and timely data, contributing to Peninsula Health's WIES targets and DHHS submission deadlines.

Peninsula Health provides integrated patient-centred healthcare to the residents of South Eastern/Bayside suburbs and the entire Mornington Peninsula.

Full time or part time applications will be considered and salary is in accordance with the Health Professional Services Award and will be dependent on experience. Salary packaging is offered to all staff.

How to apply

Follow the link: https://peninsula.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?id=34Jq+PBWNXo=&jbc=ere

The successful candidates must meet the position requirements and will be subject to a Police Record check.

Responsibilities / Duties: 
  • Ensure timely and accurate coding of health service inpatient episodes using ICD-10-AM 10th edition
  • Participate in an ongoing coding auditing program with a focus on coding quality and optimising health service revenue
  • Participate in clinician education on Casemix funding, coding and documentation standards
  • Provide assistance in other duties to cover annual and sick leave
  • Participate in ongoing staff development activities

  • Excellent knowledge of Clinical Coding principals and standards
  • Recent Clinical Coding knowledge and experience using ICD10AM (9th Edition) is essential
  • Understanding of the Victorian Casemix Funding Model
  • Understanding of DHHS data reporting requirements ie VAED
  • Understanding of DHHS Hospital Admission Policy
  • Bachelor of Health Information Management or equivalent
  • Excellent Organisation & Planning Skills
  • Excellent Verbal Communication
  • Good Problem Solving Skills
  • Advanced Computer Skills
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Demonstrated resilience
  • Integrity
  • Self Discipline


Peter Jackson
Clinical Coding and Casemix Operations Manager
Phone: (03) 9784 7079

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Applications Close On: 
28 September 2018