Clinical Coder

NT Government
    Published
    February 19, 2020
    Location
    Darwin, Australia
    Job Type
    Full-Time
    Reference No.
    RTF 183807
    Pay Rate
    $80,254 - $92,109
    Application Close Date
    2020/03/03
    Contact Name
    Paul Ramachandran
    Contact Email
    paul.ramachandran@nt.gov.au
    Contact Phone
    08 8922 8635

    Description

    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.

    Top End Health Service

    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.

     Clinical Coder
    Administrative Officer 4 Remuneration Package Range $80,254 - $92,109
    (comprising salary $69,357 - $79,620, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave) In addition salary sacrifice provisions

    Information Management - Darwin
    Two Vacancies available,
    One Ongoing Full Time and
    One Fixed for 12 months, Full Time.

    You will have experience in Clinical Coding 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.

    For further information on the above position please contact Paul Ramachandran on 08 8922 8635 or paul.ramachandran@nt.gov.au

    Quote vacancy number:            026624
    Vacancy closing date:               03/03/2020

    Information for Applicants: Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and an attached resume/cv. For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit www.nt.gov.au/jobs.

    Further Information: Department of Health has a Smoke Free Policy. Staff are not permitted to smoke anywhere on Departmental premises, facilities or vehicles, nor whilst working off-site. Positions may be subject to pre-employment checks such as immunisation requirements, working with children clearance notice and criminal history checks. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history. More information on pre-employment checks specific to this role can be sourced through the vacancy contact.

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