WW6729 - Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder - Full-Time/ Part-Time - Northern Health, Epping, VIC

Northern Health is a growing, dynamic health service, providing vital 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. The role is based in our coding team and includes, ICD-10-AM coding from the Clinical Patient Folder (scanned medical record) using the 3M Codefinder, auditing and other quality related activities.

In the first instance this role is a full time, fixed term (maternity leave cover) 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 from the Clinical Patient Folder (scanned medical record) using the 3M Codefinder software.

Retrospective audits of admitted patient episodes to optimise WIES funding.

Participate in quality improvement related activities as required.

Essential: 

Eligible for full membership with HIMAA

• 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

Desirable: 

• Knowledge of current casemix funding models

• Thorough understanding of anatomy and physiology

• Experience using 3M codefinder and a scanned medical record

Enquiries: 

Contact Name: Claire Ross
Contact Title: Coding Coordinator
Phone: (03 )84058157
Email: claire.ross@nh.org.au

Reference Number: 

19627

Applications Close On: 
5 November 2019