WW6688 - Clinical Coding Auditor/Educator -Permanent Full Time- NNSWLHD, NSW

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Health Mgr Lvl 2
Remuneration: $97,812 - $116,013 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ125989

Northern NSW Local Health District is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position. All applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most favourably. For help with your application to this role visit Stepping Up, our online recruitment resource for Aboriginal people.

Please note, to apply for this position you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia. For more information please see www.border.gov.au

Where you’ll be working

“A healthy community through quality care”

Northern NSW Local Health District is located in north eastern NSW, extending from Grafton in the south, to Tweed Heads on the Queensland border, and west to Tabulam and Urbenville. Northern NSW offers a diverse range of landscapes and lifestyles, from world-heritage listed mountain ranges, to world-renowned surfing breaks, and everything in between.

Our people live in some of Australia’s most vibrant regional centres, with first class infrastructure, unspoilt natural wonders, pristine coastlines, and a thriving arts scene. It’s a fast-growing region with rewarding careers and adventures to be found among the large cities, regional towns and relaxed rural villages.

For more information visit Northern NSW Local Health District

Responsibilities / Duties: 

What you'll be doing

To implement and undertake a continuous coding audit plan at a district wide, facility and individual coder level and recommend options for continuous improvement.

  • Recent clinical coding experience at tertiary level using ICD-10-AM & ACHI with a thorough understanding of the Australian Coding Standards.
  • Demonstrate a high level understanding of Casemix, DRGs and Activity Based Funding models and their application within the health system.
  • Demonstrated understanding and use of Patient Administration Systems (PAS), 3M Encoder and PICQ.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise and manage a high workload to meet productivity targets and strict deadlines.
  • High level communication and interpersonal skills to confidently and courteously communicate with people at all levels.
  • Valid unrestricted drivers licence for use in NSW/Australia and willingness to travel in the course of employment.
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    For role related queries or questions contact Patricia Spillane on Trish.Spillane@health.nsw.gov.au

    Reference Number: 

    REQ125989

    Applications Close On: 
    12 September 2019