Clinical Coder / Health Information Manager

Monash Health
Published
01/11/2021
Location
Recruitment Services, 35 Centre Road, Scoresby, Australia
Job Type
Full-Time
Reference No.
50380
State
Vic
Application Close Date
2021/11/15
Contact Title
Health Information Services Administration Assistant
Contact Name
Sharon Galeney
Contact Email
recruitment@monashhealth.org
Contact Phone
(03) 9594 7606

Description

An exciting opportunity exists for suitably qualified clinical coders to join our expanding team in permanent roles.  Ideally we’d like you to work full time, although we can consider part time (minimum 24 hours per week).  If successful, you would be based at either Dandenong Hospital or Monash Medical Centre, Clayton and have the flexibility to work remotely.

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

What we offer you:

  • The opportunity to expand your clinical coding skillset
  • A huge range of Casemix specialties across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults including Neonatology, Cardiothoracic, Obstetrics and Neurosurgery
  • Coding from an electronic medical record
  • Initial and ongoing training, guidance and support will be provided by our highly experienced Coding Advisor team.
  • Professional development forums
  • Other opportunities may be available e.g. Auditing or education roles
  • Self-managed coding teams
  • Flexible, family-friendly work arrangements
  • Potential to work remotely (50% of time)
  • Accrued Days Off (full time employees)
  • Staff benefits include salary packaging, staff gym, discounted health insurance and close to public transport

To be successful in this position

On a personal level you:

  • Have a keen interest in a career in clinical coding and a passion for learning and ongoing development of coding and associated skills
  • Are looking for the variety and challenge that comes from a diverse Casemix
  • Thrive working with a dedicated self-managed team within a fast-paced and dynamic environment

You must have:

  • Bachelor of Health Information Management or Clinical Coder qualification and eligible for HIMAA registration
  • Ability to work both in an unsupervised self-directed environment and within a self-managed team
  • Are an Australian citizen or permanent resident to apply
  • Relevant computer technical skills applicable to Clinical Coding Services
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail

Desirable:

  • Previous coding experience in a health facility

Applicants will be required to complete a coding test to assess coding competency as a component of the recruitment process.

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – recruitment@monashhealth.org.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks;
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and
  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

In accordance with recent Victorian Public Health directions all employees working in the Public Health system need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and be required to provide evidence of their vaccination status.

All candidates will be required to provide evidence of full vaccination. You will need to provide a copy your immunisation history statement which can be accessed via My Gov.  The evidence will need to be uploaded as part of your application.

Offers of employment will only be made to candidates that can provide evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

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