WW6456 - SNSWLHD Clinical Coding Quality Manager - (Full-time) - SNSWLHD - Site negotiable, NSW


  • Pay Rate: $72,591 - $82,143 pa


The Clinical Coding Quality Manager plans, develops, implements and delivers clinical coding audits, education and mentoring to clinical coders and other clinical staff to ensure accurate documentation and data capture for a complete medical record to meet patient safety and activity based funding requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, develop and conduct coding audits to identify and implement strategies to manage coding vulnerabilities and address in conjunction with the Health Information Manager any non-compliance with Australian Coding Standards.
  • Develop, plan and implement clinical coding resources, training and education and provide expert advice and mentorship to clinical coders to resolve complex coding queries and code assignment conflicts.
  • Assist with developing and implementing strategies for education, policies and procedures as required to support continuous coding data quality improvement while maintaining own clinical coding skills by actively participate in hands on clinical coding and other professional development activities.
  • Perform other duties, projects and tasks as requested by the HIM in line with award requirements, grading and capabilities.
  • Distribute, monitor and ensure the completeness of regular coding data errors from data warehouse and Performance Indicator of Coding Quality (PICQ) analysing reports to identify trends for areas of repeated errors.


Essential:
1. Demonstrated experience in Clinical Coding at an HIMAA Advanced level using ICD -10-AM.
2. Demonstrated knowledge and experience with the DRG Classification and ABF with experience in developing effective strategies to address issues arising in an Activity Based Funding and Management environment.
3. Demonstrated experience in providing education to a range of staff.
4. Demonstrated ability to conduct quality improvement activities, including auditing, analysis and resolution of data quality issues.
5. Demonstrated effective interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills with a focus on building and maintaining relationships with a diverse range of stakeholder groups.
6. High level computer literacy with experience in a computerised patient administration system and 3M Code Finder plus sound knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite to enable to undertake reports and presentations.
7. Evidence of a current, unrestricted class C driver's licence. Ability and willingness to travel for work purposes. This may involve driving long distances and overnight stays as required.

Enquiries: 

Lisa Mill
Manager Performance Analysis and Casemix
Phone: (02 ) 6150 7370
Email: lisa.mill@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close On: 
15 November 2018