WW6489 - Regional Clinical Coding Manager - (Part-Time) - Tasmanian Health Service - Hobart , TAS



Tasmanian Health Service Patient Information Management Services

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a permanent Regional Clinical Coding Manager vacancy. The Tasmanian Health Service is an innovative and dynamic organisation dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of our community; we are committed to providing the highest levels of healthcare and services.

The Royal Hobart Hospital is the largest hospital in the state and is the tertiary referral centre in Tasmania.

Location: Patient Information Management Services - South

Tasmania offers an envious lifestyle with some of the most amazing natural attractions, a wide range of opportunities, short commutes, exceptional local beer, wine and food.

Salary: $88,718 to $100,674 per annum

Period of Employment: Permanent

For further information please contact Nicola Hunt on (03) 6777 6545 or email nicola.hunt@ths.tas.gov.au Karen Reynolds on (03)6166 8460 or email karen.reynolds@ths.tas.gov.au

To apply for this role, please go to www.jobs.tas.gov.au Applicants are asked to address the selection criteria within the Statement of Duties. Please click the blue Apply Now button to submit your application.


Responsibilities / Duties: 

The Role:

  • Management and organisation of the Clinical Coders across the South within the THS.
  • Responsible for the performance of accurate and timely Clinical Coding for inpatient separations in accordance with Hospital, State and Commonwealth data standards and reporting requirements.
  • Responsible for accurate Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Group (AR-DRG) assignment for funding, inpatient activity, clinical and non-clinical research, case mix analysis and patient care quality improvement.
  • Responsible for utilisation of coding resources to provide continual auditing of clinical coding and clinical documentation to ensure high quality data and identify, communicate, develop and implement coding and documentation quality strategies across the South inpatient facilities within the THS.
  • Responsible for utilisation of coding resources to provide continual education to THS Clinical Coders, clinical, financial, management and other relevant staff to enhance the quality of clinical coding, clinical documentation and ensure accurate assignment of AR-DRGs.
  • Provide high level specialist advice to clinical and non-clinical staff in the areas of clinical classification, AR-DRGs, the Tasmanian Admission and Discharge Policy, Tasmanian Allocation Funding Model and patient information.

Enquiries: 

Nicola Hunt
Phone: (03) 6777 6545
Email: nicola.hunt@ths.tas.gov.au

Reference Number: 

508211

Applications Close On: 
6 January 2019