WW6550 - Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder - Full time / Part time - Latrobe Regional Hospital

Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) is the major provider of specialist health services in the Gippsland region, east of Melbourne.  Our comprehensive range of services extends to emergency and intensive care, elective surgery, allied health, obstetrics, medical and radiation oncology at the Gippsland Cancer Care Centre, dialysis and aged care.

LRH has a number of outstanding facilities following a recent expansion. These include a cardiac catheterisation laboratory, large Emergency Department, endoscopy suites and modern and contemporary inpatient units. These complement extensive Allied Health amenities including a gym and pool.

LRH is the regional provider of mental health services in Gippsland. LRH Mental Health Service operates an integrated specialist mental health program across the region and provides inpatient and community mental health care for adults, children and young people and older persons.

Gippsland provides a fantastic regional lifestyle with easy access to Melbourne. Be part of a fast paced environment where great communication and high quality work are required, don't miss the chance to enhance your career at Victoria’s leading regional health care service.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and suitably qualified Health Information Manager/ Clinical Coder to join the Health Information team at Latrobe Regional Hospital on an Full Time Ongoing basis. Depending on qualification and experience of applicant, Permanent Part-Time hours will be considered as well.

Responsibilities / Duties: 

Reporting to the Manager of Health Information Unit, the successful applicant will play an important role in delivering accurate, comprehensive and timely clinical coding. As the Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder you will also code and audit inpatient episodes to an agreed quantity and quality in accordance with internal and external deadlines. You will support and participate in process improvement and educational activities conducted within the organisation.

Essential: 

To be successful in this position you will need to have:

  • Qualification in Health Information Management/ Clinical Coding
  • Comprehensive knowledge of clinical coding systems and Australian Coding Standards
  • Experience in clinical coding using ICD 10 AM 10th Edition and 3M Codefinder
  • Commitment to working in a team environment; and
  • Able to work autonomously with minimal supervision
Desirable: 
  • Experience working with in-house patient management software program e.g. iPM

Applicants will be required to apply for and satisfactorily obtain a National Police Check and Working with Children Check. 

Latrobe Regional Hospital supports Equal Employment Opportunity by recognising and valuing inclusion and diversity. The hospital encourages all people from different cultures and backgrounds to apply for our advertised positions.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants are encouraged to apply. LRH’s Koori Health Liaison Officer is available to assist on (03) 5173 8831.

Enquiries: 

Contact Name

Amanda Lee

Title

Acting Manager Health Information Unit

Phone

03 5173 8501

Email

alee@lrh.com.au

Reference Number: 

11998

Applications Close On: 
15 March 2019