Clinical Coder / Health Information Manager

Monash Health
Published
April 29, 2020
Location
South East Melbourne, Australia
Job Type
Full-Time
Reference No.
41355
State
Vic
Application Close Date
2020/05/07
Contact Title
Health Information Services Administrative Assistant
Contact Name
Sharon Galeney
Contact Email
hisenquiries@monashhealth.org
Contact Phone
9594 7606

Description

Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. 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.

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
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
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

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.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

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

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

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