WW6598 - Coding Manager - Full-Time - Austin Health - Heidelberg - VIC

Are you a Clinical Coding Specialist with an interest in management? An excellent opportunity exists for an experienced and motivated Health Information Manager to manage our specialised Coding Service.

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

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 and if required, a Working with Children Check. 
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: 
  • Management of coding team to optimise coding and WIES
  • Ensure all internal and external reporting deadlines are met
  • To implement an action plan as a result of any audit findings
  • Provide expert coding and casemix advice to the Executive
  • Coordinate and participate in benchmarking studies including audits
  • Provide coding and casemix education to clinical units
Essential: 

Bachelor of Applied Science (Health Information Management) or other equivalent

Excellent clinical coding skills using ICD-10-AM including associated standards and a good understanding of Casemix / DRGs and other classifications

Knowledge of legislation, policies and standards relevant to Health Information Services including Victoria – Public Hospitals Policy and Funding Guidelines.

Proven ability in management, team building, planning and decision-making.

Desirable: 

A minimum of five years experience in Health Information Management.

Knowledge of MedTrak and Cerner software and system

Enquiries: 

Contact Name: Kris Jenkins

Contact Title: Director HIS

Phone: (03 )9496 5279

Email: kris.jenkins@austin.org.au

Applications Close On: 
24 May 2019