WW6665 - Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder - (Full time) - Epworth Healthcare, Geelong, Box Hill or Richmond

We are currently recruiting for a highly motivated and dedicated Health Information Managers/Clinical Coders to join our expanding Coding and Casemix team, based at Epworth Geelong, Richmond or Eastern.

This is a full time position however, part time opportunities may be available.

Why join us at Epworth?

• Great casemix

• Support from team of coding auditors and educators

• Access to 3M Codefinder, Turbocoder, PICQ 8 and in house online education platform

• Scanned Medical Record (BOSSnet)

• Work life balance with flexible work arrangements including work from home opportunities

• Above award wages

• Salary packaging

• Staff recognition and reward

• Scholarship program, professional development opportunities and career enhancement

• Subsidised hospital excess / emergency fees, pathology, radiology , pharmacy and car parking

• For more information please refer to the position description available via the website link below.

Responsibilities / Duties: 

• Coding from a scanned medical record

• Accurately code, index and group episodes using ICD-10-AM, ACHI and the Australian Coding Standards utilising 3M Codefinder software

• Ensuring all records are coded within specified time frames

• Participation in quality and education activities including internal coding audit processes

• Attending and actively participating at coding meetings and education sessions.

To be successful in this role you will have:

• An appropriate tertiary qualification in Health Information Management or equivalent clinical coding qualification

• Extensive experience in coding specialities such as Cardiothoracic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Interventional Cardiology, Orthopaedics, General Surgery, Oncology, Obstetrics and Rehabilitation.

• A dedication for achieving high quality coded data, maintain compliance with reporting requirements

• Demonstrated a commitment to continued service improvement and have an ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team

• A willingness to participate in Epworth HealthCare’s Coding Induction Program tailored to your experience level

• Previous experience in either the public or private health sector as well as experience with private sector funding models would be advantageous.

Essential: 

To be successful within this role you will need:

• Bachelor of Health Information Management or equivalent

• Highly developed time management, prioritisation and communication skills

• Desirable - Excellent classification and casemix funding knowledge with a minimum of 2 years coding experience in a tertiary level hospital

• Desirable - Previous coding auditing experience.

For more information please refer to the position description available via the website link below.

Desirable: 
Enquiries: 

Jessica Holliday

Site Manager – Health Information Services

Email: Jessica.holliday2@epworth.org.au

Phone: (03) 5271 7758

or

Alysha Middlin

Coding Manger – Richmond and Group Operations

Email: alysha.middlin@epworth.org.au

Phone: (03) 9426 6597

Reference Number: 

16122

Applications Close On: 
16 August 2019