WW6635 - Coding Educator/Auditor - Full-Time - Mercy Health - Werribee - VIC

  • Permanent full time (part time considered) based at Werribee Mercy  
  • Diverse challenging casemix within a rapidly growing Health Service
  • Join the friendly senior coding team responsible for coding quality,  
    documentation improvement and clinician engagement with a strong focus on  
    building relationships with clinical staff in the clinical setting
  • Implementation of a scanned medical record early 2020 will allow for  
    cross campus (Mercy Hospital for Women) auditing/training and remote working
  • Conduct coding audits across all specialties and sites to ensure coding  
    accuracy and optimal funding
  • Support the coder training program and provide ongoing education  
    opportunities for the coding team
  • Support coding throughput and HIS workflows to ensure timely completion  
    of monthly coding within set internal deadlines
Responsibilities / Duties: 
  • Minimum 3 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)

  • High attention to detail and a passion for coding quality.
  • Proven organisational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and independently

Contact Name: Shane Sanfilippo

    Contact Title: Director Health Information Services

    Email: SSanfilippo@mercy.com.au

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Applications Close On: 
14 July 2019