WW6690 - Advanced Clinical Coder - Full-Time - Central Adelaide Local Health Network, Royal Adelaide Hospital & The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Job Ref: 702934 – Advanced Clinical Coder

  • Central Adelaide Local Health Network, Royal Adelaide Hospital & The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $78,311 - $82,123 - Perm F/T - ASO4
  • This is an attractive opportunity to join the Clinical Coding Service within the Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN). As an Advanced Clinical Coder, you will be responsible for the timely and accurate translation of medical and procedural terminology into International Classification of Diseases (Current Edition) Australian Modification (ICD-10-AM), for use in statistical analysis, epidemiology, hospital planning, research, and for the auditing of quality of patient care. You will contribute significantly toward the achievement of revenue optimisation, data quality and the comprehensive Casemix profile within the Central Adelaide Local Health Network. You will maintain coding consistency by liaising with the Manager and team members collectively, determining appropriate codes for problematic cases and informing all staff of coding issues or significant trends that may be observed. Facilitating timely data submissions, you will review the AR-DRG allocation in conjunction with associated information such as length of stay, speciality, legal status, and care type. In addition, you will have the opportunity to work at the new Royal Adelaide Hospital - the most technologically-advanced hospital in Australia. The new RAH is the cornerstone of the reformed SA Health system, harnessing the latest in architectural design in order to create a state-of-the-art health environment for patients, and a positive working environment for staff.

    It is desirable that you have satisfactory completion of the Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMAA) Intermediate Coding Course, together with demonstrated competency in ICD-10-AM or a Certificate in HIMAA Advanced Coding. With a proven track record of experience within a Clinical Coding Service, you will possess a high level of attention to detail with the ability to analyse, interpret and problem solve difficult and complex patient episodes of care.

    The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

    Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

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    For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 702934

    Simone Christin-Durant
    08 7117 2346 simone.christin-durrant@sa.gov.au

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    Applications Close On: 
    20 September 2019