WW6728 - HIM Clinical Coder / Auditor Educator (Maternity Leave) - Canberra Hospital - Canberra Health Services, Garran, ACT

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is seeking an experienced and motivated HIM to cover a maternity leave vacancy for 7 months with the possibility of extension. This role is a combined coding/auditing/educator role and is based at Canberra Hospital with our friendly coding team in a lovely, modern department with full length windows and lots of natural light.

Our Clinical Coders assign codes using on-line encoding software and are responsible for coding all inpatient episodes for both the Canberra Hospital (tertiary/acute) and the University of Canberra Hospital (rehabilitation).

We offer highly competitive pay rates, excellent employment conditions, free parking, generous salary packaging provisions and flexible working arrangements.

Responsibilities / Duties: 

In addition to clinical coding responsibilities, you will be required to conduct regular coding audits, ensure that coding targets and key performance indicators are met, assess training needs and provide ongoing education to the clinical coding team and assist with educating clinicians around clinical documentation, coding and DRGs.

Essential: 

Applicants will be required to:
• Provide evidence of HIM qualification
• complete a coding test to assess coding competency as a component of the recruitment process
• be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia
• provide written responses addressing the selection criteria
• provide a current CV
• provide contact details for two referees

Desirable: 

A minimum of three years clinical coding experience using the current edition of ICD-10-AM, covering a broad range of casemix in an acute tertiary hospital.

Enquiries: 

Contact Name: Dianne Ramadan
Contact Title: A/g Clinical Coding and Casemix Manager
Phone: (02) 5124 3242
Email: Dianne.S.Ramadan@act.gov.au

Reference Number: 

01MIF

Applications Close On: 
30 October 2019