Clinical Coder (Administration Officer Level 4 / Medical Records Administrator Incremental)

SOUTH WESTERN SYDNEY LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT
Published
03/07/2021
Location
South Western Sydney Local Health District, Bowral, Australia
Job Type
Full-Time
State
NSW
Application Close Date
2021/07/30
Contact Name
Kendra Luong
Contact Email
kendra.luong@health.nsw.gov.au
Contact Phone
02 4861 0308

Description

Bowral & District Hospital

The Southern Highlands of NSW is made up of 34 towns and villages, providing both a rural  yet cosmopolitan lifestyle of cafes, restaurants and wineries, offering a diverse range of industry, sports,  arts and culture, affordable housing, excellent schools, all less than 1.5 hours travel to Sydney, Canberra and Wollongong.

Bowral & District Hospital is part of the South West Sydney Local Health District with networks to tertiary facilities of Campbelltown and Liverpool.

Bowral & District Hospital is a level 3 acute bed facility which provides a wide range of services including 24 hour Emergency Department, 3 x Operating Theatres, Day Surgery, Endoscopy, Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, Critical and Coronary Care, Maternity & Paediatrics and has just undergone redevelopment with a new inpatient facility completed in December 2020.

Bowral & District Hospital has established an excellent reputation in the community for its commitment to safe, quality patient care.

The position is responsible for timely and accurate coding of patient's episodes of care.

You will be provided with:

  • Comprehensive orientation program
  • Professional development and career opportunities
  • Employee Assistance program.
  • Salary packaging available
  • A fantastic place to work

Come and join the dynamic team environment at Bowral where you are encouraged to take initiative, be creative and contribute to our vision. We welcome your application.

Selection Criteria

  1. Completion of a recognised ICD-10-AM coding course (ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS) or relevant tertiary qualifications in Health Information Management (with a clinical coding component)
  2. Demonstrated clinical coding experience of at least 12 months in a hospital environment using the ICD-10-AM/ACHI 11th edition classification with knowledge of current Australian Coding Standards, medical terminology and experience in using the 3M Codefinder.
  3. Demonstrated sound knowledge of the DRG allocation process.
  4. Demonstrated experience using Patient Administration Systems, eMR and other electronic medical record systems.
  5. Demonstrated attention to detail and proven ability to prioritise tasks and meet required deadlines.
  6. Demonstrated excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to manage competing priorities.
  7. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  8. Demonstrated thorough understanding of privacy and confidentiality.

For further information regarding this position, please contact

Name: Kendra Luong

Title: Clinical Information Manager

Telephone: (02) 4861 0308                          Email: Kendra.Luong@health.nsw.gov.au

Closing date: 30th July, 2021

To be eligible for appointment to permanent positions with NSW Health, candidates must be Australian citizens or permanent residents. Temporary Visa holders may be appointed where permanent residents or Australian citizens are not available or suitable for appointment.

Appropriate employment checks will be conducted for all positions.

South West Sydney Local Health District is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity and promotes a smoke free work environment.

 

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