WW6420 - Clinical Coding Auditor - (Full-time) - Northern Adelaide LHN, Lyell McEwin/ Modbury Hospitals, SA.


  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $67,635 - $70,762 - Temp F/T (up to 24/9/2019) - ASO4


You will support the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) Clinical Coding Services by providing an efficient and effective auditing practice and educational program. Assisting with continuous improvement in coding quality and associated clinical documentation standards, you will provide support to the NALHN Manager, Clinical Coding Services. You will contribute to planning, developing and undertaking ICD coding audits in liaison with the Manager, Clinical Coding, and perform data analysis, data validation and reconciliation activities. You will also actively participate in the creation and implementation of the Coding Services Quality Plan, producing monthly internal audits to identify targeted casemix, code-specific requirements and DRG accuracy for financial and coding compliance.

The Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) provides care for around 341,000 people living in the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide as well as providing a number of state-wide services, and services to those in regional areas. More than 3,800 skilled staff provide high quality patient care, education, research and health promoting services.

You will need to demonstrate satisfactory completion of the Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMAA) coding course, together with demonstrated competency in ICD-10_AM. Having completed the LaTrobe University Clinical Coding Auditing course, you will bring experience with the 3M Codefinder, coding audit, patient information systems and Microsoft Office application software. You must be capable of measuring service provision against benchmarks, and be confident in developing Clinical Coding service strategies and initiatives to achieve continuous quality improvements, coder competency and efficiencies. This will include skills in identifying training and educational needs, planning and developing training materials, and delivering training to clinical coding staff and other key stakeholders.

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: 669963

Enquiries: 

Kathy Davis
Phone: 08 8133 2089
Email: kathy.davis@sa.gov.au

Reference Number: 

669963

Applications Close On: 
21 September 2018