WW6723 - Coding Auditor & Educator - Mercy Hospital for Women - Part-Time - Mercy Health, Heidelberg, VIC

Join the friendly Coding Quality Team at Mercy Health who are passionate about coding quality and documentation improvement. We can offer you a challenging casemix in addition to job variety and professional development. Our scanned medical record is being implemented in February 2020, this will allow for cross campus (Werribee Mercy Hospital) training and auditing and remote working opportunities.
• Permanent Part-time (0.7 EFT) based at Mercy Hospital for Women (MHW) in Heidelberg
• Supported by a team of Coding Educators and a Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist
• Easy access via public transport

Responsibilities / Duties: 

• Conduct coding audits across all specialties and sites to ensure coding accuracy and optimal funding
• Responsibility for training coders at MHW (Obstetrics, Neonates, NICU, Gynaecology, Oncology).
• Once scanning is implemented assist with training all Mercy coders in all specialities irrespective of site. Werribee Mercy has a diverse casemix including ICU, Medical, Surgery, Orthopaedics, ENT, Gastroenterology, Paediatrics, Oncology, ED SSU, Subacute & Mental Health
• Provide ongoing education opportunities for the coding team
• Work with clinical staff on documentation improvement initiatives and data requests

Essential: 

• 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.

Desirable: 
Enquiries: 

Contact Name: Amber Carlesso
Contact Title: Mrs
Phone: 03 8754 3622
Email: amber.carlesso@mercy.com.au

Reference Number: 

11600

Applications Close On: 
5 November 2019