WW6535 - Coding Operations Manager/ Auditor - (Full-time)- Ballarat Health Services, Ballarat, VIC

  • Pay Rate: $47.10
  • Coding Operations Manager Health Information Services Full time – Permanent (80 hrs per fortnight with ADO)


Our fantastic coding team is comprised of both HIM & Clinical Coders who work in an environment where coding, casemix and clinical documentation initiatives are strongly supported by BHS Executive and Clinical Directors. You will form part of the Coding Leadership Team which is an experienced, cohesive and supportive team which will provide the successful applicant the opportunity to shape the future direction of the Coding Operations Manager role. BHS has Digital Medical Record which allows for development and innovation in coding practices and work arrangement flexibility.

Ballarat Health Services provides a complex range of surgical, medical, obstetric, psychiatric, palliative care, rehabilitation and residential services. Ballarat is located approximately 75 minutes’ drive west of Melbourne and offers a wide range of recreational, sporting and social facilities for a population of 100,000 people. A vibrant, progressive regional city, Ballarat is large enough to retain its own regional flavour but is within easy commuting distance to Melbourne.


Successful appointment is subject to satisfactory Police Clearance and Immunisation Clearance

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BHS is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.


Responsibilities / Duties: 

The Coding Operations Manager role is responsible for managing the coding team to ensure timely and accurate ICD-10-AM coding of inpatient episodes to achieve internal and external deadlines and optimise WIES. This role is also responsible for contributing to coding audit, education and Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) program.

Key Accountabilities

  • Management of coding resources - throughput
  • Management of coding resources – accuracy
  • Participate in Coding Education Program
  • Participate in CDI program
  • Coding
  • Member of Coding Leadership Team


Enquiries: 

Pauline Basilio
Manager HIS
Phone: (03) 5320 4861
Email: paulineb@bhs.org.au

Reference Number: 

16009

Applications Close On: 
28 February 2019