WW6409 - Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder - (Full-time / Part-time) - Austin Health, Heidelberg, VIC


An exciting opportunity currently exists for enthusiastic and highly experienced Health Information Managers/ Clinical Coders to join our friendly Casemix Department. Full-time and part-time hours are available.

Austin Health has a fully scanned medical record and is moving towards a full EMR, making working from home options available.

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development.

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, renal and liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, respiratory and cardiac surgery.


Responsibilities / Duties: 
  • To carry out high quality morbidity classification of discharged patients using ICD-10-AM and the maintenance of associated indices.
  • To optimise the quality of the coding by participating in and taking responsibility for continuous quality improvement strategies and audits.
  • To participate in a comprehensive and ongoing education program that is developed and implemented for Health Information Managers/ clinical coders.
  • To maintain current knowledge of developments in all aspects of health Information management.


Essential: 
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Health Information Management) or other equivalent qualification and eligibility for full membership to the Health Information Management Association of Australia.
  • Experience and proficiency with coding medical records in ICD-10-AM 10th edition
  • Ability to determine priorities and organise workload effectively and efficiently.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as member of a large team.
  • Possession of the following personal qualities: motivation, flexibility, initiative, reliability and professionalism.


Desirable: 
  • A sound understanding of information technology including clinical systems and applications relevant to the Management of rostering and risk management reporting or as required for the role and/or department.
  • A minimum of one year experience coding in a hospital environment.
  • Experience coding with a scanned medical record.


Enquiries: 

Joceline Massa
Coding Manager
Phone: (03 ) 9496 3708

Reference Number: 

27317

Applications Close On: 
17 September 2018