WW6726 - Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder - Full-Time - Northern Health, Epping, VIC

Northern Health is a dynamic health service, providing public healthcare to residents of Melbourne’s northern suburbs and the surrounding regional communities. Our campuses offer services to a diverse community across acute, subacute, ambulatory and community programs.

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder to join the HIS team at Northern Health.

he role is based in our auditing team and includes, auditing of admitted patient episodes, ICD-10-AM coding from the Clinical Patient Folder (scanned medical record) using the 3M Codefinder, and other quality related activities.

In the first instance this role is a full time position at 80 hours per fortnight.

We can offer:

• The opportunity to join a friendly and progressive team in a rapidly expanding and dynamic organisation.
• Encouragement to grow, innovate and partake in ongoing training and development programs.
• Benefits including salary packaging, monthly accrued day off, flexible working arrangements, access to EAP, library access and onsite car parking.

Responsibilities / Duties: 

• Coding of discharged patient medical records utilising the 3M Codefinder as per Australian Coding Standards
• Conduct coding audits across all specialties and sites to ensure coding accuracy and optimised funding
• Develop a close working relationship with key stakeholders to produce timely outcomes for our stakeholders

Essential: 

Eligible for full membership with HIMAA
Must have completed 11th edition coding education
Previous coding experience with a similar casemix to Northern Health
Successful completion of a recognised coding course
Working knowledge of ICD-10-AM, ACHI and ACS
Effective communication and management skills
Proven ability to achieve targets and deadlines
Knowledge of current casemix funding models
Thorough understanding of anatomy and physiology

Desirable: 

Previous auditing experience
Experience using 3M Codefinder and a scanned medical record

Enquiries: 

Contact Name: Patricia Savino
Contact Title: Coding Auditor Coordinator
Phone: (03 ) 8405 8083
Email: patricia.savino@nh.org.au

Reference Number: 

19619

Applications Close On: 
30 October 2019