Clinical Coder

Calvary Healthcare
Published
May 27, 2020
Location
Adelaide, Australia
Job Type
Part-Time, Part-Time
State
SA
Application Close Date
2020/06/26
Contact Name
Kerri Hayes
Contact Email
Kerrie.Hayes@calvarycare.org.au
Contact Phone
0481242393

Description

Calvary Adelaide Hospital

Remote Access Clinical Coder

Join one of Australia’s leading health, community and aged care providers
Casual, Permanent Part time position and Fixed Term positions
Excellent salary packaging options available
Work remotely (home or office) to code medical records across Calvary SA Hospitals

About the role

Our Clinical Coding Team require multiple Clinical Coding Officers to assist with the timely and accurate coding of clinical information using the ICD-10-AM Classification System in accordance with coding guidelines and standards, both National and State. Translating the narrative descriptions of diagnoses and procedures into valid, accurate and complete ICD-10-AM codes which reflect the resources consumed, you will work in accordance with the mission and vision of Calvary and actively participate in developing a culture that promotes Calvary’s values of healing, hospitality, stewardship and respect.

What you bring  

Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
Relevant knowledge of medical terminology is essential.
An understanding of the ISAAC and Hospital Casemix Protocol data collection processes is desirable.
An encouraging attitude towards sustain a cooperative Medical Record Department work environment.
Ability to effectively prioritise and work to tight deadlines.
You will demonstrate a service philosophy consistent with the principles of the Hospital’s corporate philosophy and direction.

Benefits

It is NOT a requirement to based in SA.

This is an excellent opportunity to work remotely (home or office) to code medical records across Calvary SA Hospitals and be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/

About Calvary

Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas.  Calvary employs over 11,000 people and has over 1,500 volunteers.

Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need.  We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.

How to join the team

To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application.

Please note: attached to the job advertisement on the Calvary Careers portal are important documents relating to the role. Please ensure you view these documents before beginning your application. It is suggested that you download a copy of these for your reference.

Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.

Positions involving regular contact with children or work in close proximity with children on a regular basis, will be required to obtain a WWCC Clearance as a condition of employment.

Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

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