- January 7, 2020
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Health Careers & Opportunities in the Northern Territory
If you want your career to go places then join Department of Health in the Northern Territory. The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and urban tertiary care. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference.
We are currently seeking an experienced Clinical Coder to join our team at Royal Darwin Hospital…
If you are looking for a new start or a fresh challenge the Northern Territory is the right move. With the nation’s fastest economic growth and major developments underway we have plenty of work available for career-minded professionals.
When you come to work in the Northern Territory you will be part of an energetic, talented workforce that enjoys a unique lifestyle that’s unmatched anywhere in Australia. Come and experience great weather, beautiful sunsets, vibrant markets, incredible fishing, multicultural society and a legendary laid back lifestyle.
Royal Darwin Hospital is the Northern Territory’s largest tertiary referral and teaching hospital and Australia’s National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre. It is a University Teaching Hospital providing acute hospital services to the residents of the Top End of the Northern Territory, while acting as a tertiary referral hospital for the remainder of the Northern Territory, the Kimberley region of Western Australia and the northern neighbours in the event of a man made or natural disaster in the region. The Hospital has a catchment population of some 150 000 people and directly serves an area of 127 000 square kms.
Coding in the Top End is guaranteed to be a totally different experience to anywhere else in the country and while working at Royal Darwin Hospital you will gain exposure to a unique case mix that can only enhance your future in coding.
Administrative Officer 5, Remuneration Package Range $95,089 - $99,959
(comprising salary $82,241 - $86,524, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave) In addition salary sacrifice provisions
Clinical Coding - Darwin
Three vacancies are available, two ongoing and one fixed for 12 months.
in complex ICD-10-AM, ACHI coding and DRG grouping according to Australian Coding Standards, in accordance with the International Statistical Classification Of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification (ICD-10-AM) and Australian Classification of Health Interventions (ACHI) and Australian Coding Standards (ACS), 10th Edition, in an acute care tertiary level hospital with high quality and productivity results as well as good organisational skills, strong work ethic and ability to communicate effectively with all staff. You should have experience in performing and coordinating coding quality audits. You should be able to communicate effectively with health care professionals and co-workers to achieve quality coding information.
For more information please contact: Paul Ramachandran on 08 8922 8635 or Paul.Ramachandran@nt.gov.au
Quote vacancy number: 26623
Closing date: 19/01/2020
Applications should address the Selection Criteria. For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit www.nt.gov.au/jobs
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