WW6573 - Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder - Full/Part Time - Austin Health - VIC

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across three campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for two full-time or part time Health Information Managers/Clinical Coders to join our Casemix Service. 

Part-time applicants will be considered.

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. 

Your benefits will include salary packaging and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. 

Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Responsibilities / Duties: 

To carry out high quality morbidity classification of discharged patients using ICD-10-AM To optimise the quality of the coding by participating in and taking responsibility for continuous quality improvement strategies and audits To participate in a comprehensive and ongoing education program that is developed and implememnted for Health Information Managers/Clinical Coders To maintain current knowledge of developments in all aspects of health information management

Essential: 

Bachelor of Applied Science (Health Information Management) or other equivalent qualification and eligibility for full membership to the Health Information Management Association of Australia Experience and proficiency with coding medical records in ICD-10-AM 10th edition Ability to determine priorities and organise workload effectively and efficiently Well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as member of a large team Possession of the following personal qualities: motivation, flexibility, initiative, reliability and professionalism

Desirable: 

A minimum of one year experience coding in a hospital environment Experience coding with a scanned medical record

Enquiries: 
Contact Name: Linda Pigatto
Contact Title: Senior Health Information Manager
Phone: (03) 9496 5509
Reference Number: 

28910

Applications Close On: 
26 April 2019