WW6616 - Coding Educator / Auditor – Mercy Health - Full-Time - Werribee - VIC

  • Permanent Full-time, based at Werribee Mercy Hospital
  • Diverse challenging casemix within a rapidly growing Health Service
  • Conduct coding audits to ensure coding accuracy and optimal funding
  • Participate in the coder training program and provide ongoing education
    opportunities for the coding team
  • Provide coding, casemix and documentation education to clinical staff. 
    This includes presenting at staff orientations, ward in-services, facilitating specialty meetings and participating in inpatient documentation improvement initiatives
  • Support coding throughput and HIS workflows to ensure timely completion 
    of monthly coding within set internal deadlines
Responsibilities / Duties: 
Essential: 
  • Minimum 4 years coding experience with exposure to a diverse casemix.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of ICD-10-AM coding and casemix funding principles.
  • Relevant tertiary or postgraduate qualifications in Health Information
    Management or equivalent.
  • Eligible for full membership of the Health Information Management 
    Association of Australia (HIMAA).
  • Proven organisational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and independently.
  • High attention to detail and a passion for coding quality.
Desirable: 
Enquiries: 

Contact Name: Amber Carlesso

Contact Title: Manager Coding Quality

Phone: 03 8754 3622

Email: acarlesso@mercy.com.au

Reference Number: 

WMH 75

Applications Close On: 
13 June 2019