WW6509 - Health Information Manager/Coding Auditor - (Full-time) - Nepean Private Hospital, Penrith NSW

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Health Information Manager/Coding Auditor to join Nepean Private Hospital as the Health Information Services Manager. An attractive remuneration package commensurate with skills and experience will be offered to the right applicant, along with the opportunity to work in a fundamental part of the Healthscope team whilst gaining experience and exposure in a continually progressing company.

Nepean Private Hospital is a 109 bed hospital that serves the needs of the local community of Penrith and surrounds. The hospital provides a full range of surgical and medical services including orthopaedics, cardiology, cardiac catheter laboratory, urology, ENT, gastroenterology, endoscopy, gynaecology, plastic and reconstructive surgeries. There is also a dedicated women’s health unit providing holistic maternity services as well as a special care nursery. Nepean Private Hospital is part of Healthscope, the second largest provider of private health care in Australia with hospitals in all states and territories.

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Responsibilities / Duties: 

As the Health Information Manager/Coding Auditor you will be responsible for:

  • The management of the Health Information Service and it’s staff including all aspects of medical record management and related activities including records maintenance, archiving and destruction
  • The ongoing auditing and evaluation of the clinical coding at Nepean Private Hospital
  • Provision of timely and accurate clinical coding data using ICD-10-AM (10th edition) & collection and reporting of data for use in clinical indicators, research and evaluation of services as well as to NSW Health, Health Funds and other agencies.
  • Provision of education and analysis of Clinical Coding and Casemix information ,/li>
  • Co-ordinating responses to medico-legal and other requests for patient information

  • Bachelor of Health Information Management (or equivalent)
  • Up to date extensive Clinical Coding knowledge with at least 5 years knowledge and experience using ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS with ability to train and mentor coding staff
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to adapt to an evolving work environment, working as part of a team or autonomously
  • Ability to achieve deadlines with exceptional organisational skills and an attention to detail
  • Demonstrated leadership skills

  • Clinical Coding Audit qualification
  • Sound knowledge of coding audit processes / tools.
  • Previous private hospital experience and knowledge of private sector funding models
  • Experience with webPAS patient administration system


Maree Carolan
State HIM, Healthscope Private Hospitals (NSW/ACT)
Phone: 0417 229 401
Email: Maree.Carolan@healthscope.com.au

Simon Rodger
General Manager Nepean Private Hospital
Phone: 02 4725 8600
Email: Simon.Rodger@healthscope.com.au

Applications Close On: 
15 February 2019