Clinical Coder / Health Information Manager

Monash Health
Published
20/11/2020
Location
Bayside and South Eastern suburbs, Melbourne, Australia
Job Type
Full-Time
Reference No.
43950
Pay Rate
80,000 - 100,000 per annum
State
Vic
Application Close Date
2020/12/04
Contact Title
Health Information Services Administrative Assistant
Contact Name
Sharon Galeney
Contact Email
Sharon.Galeney@monashhealth.org
Contact Phone
(03) 594 7606

Description

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.

About the Role

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.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered. 

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)
  • 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.

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