WW6556 - Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder - Full-Time - Eastern Health - Victoria



Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder - Box Hill Hospital

Full-time (minimum 8x7.6hr day’s p/fn will be considered for part-time)

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest metropolitan public health services. We provide a comprehensive range of high-quality acute, sub-acute, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and statewide services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age and socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a qualified Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder to join our friendly and supportive coding team at Eastern Health.  This role will be based at Box Hill Hospital and offered as permanent full-time (minimum 8x7.6hr day’s p/fn will be considered for part-time.

At Eastern Health we offer a varied casemix including emergency care, general and specialist medicine, surgical services, intensive care and maternity services.

As a member of the coding team at Eastern Health you will be supported with continuous education and development including bi-annual coding education days.  Our friendly and supportive team will ensure you are a valued team member from day one.

  • Friendly and supportive team
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Permanent full-time role



Responsibilities / Duties: 
  • Coding
  • Generation of documentation queries
  • Cancer Registry reporting
  • Application of ratified coding advice
  • Application of Victorian Admitted Episode Dataset: Criteria for Reporting
Essential: 
  • Bachelor of Health Information Management (or equivalent tertiary qualification) or Clinical Coding qualification (advanced).
  • Eligible for full membership with the Health Information Management Association of Australia.
  • Current knowledge of ICD-10-AM Tenth Edition.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and procedural terminology.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and develop.
  • Demonstrated time management capabilities and ability to work to a deadline.
Desirable: 
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in coding and casemix data collection
  • Experience in Health Information Services or professional/administrative roles in other areas of a health service
  • Experience in using a scanned medical record
  • Experience in using an electronic medical record
Enquiries: 

Contact Name: Melissa Mecner

Contact Title: Manager Health Information - Coding and Casemix

Phone: (03) 9895 3882

Email: melissa.mecner@easternhealth.org.au

Reference Number: 

17048

Applications Close On: 
23 March 2019