Clinical Coding Assurance Auditor

Healthscope
    Published
    January 18, 2020
    Location
    Bella Vista, Australia
    Job Type
    Full-Time
    Application Close Date
    2020/01/30
    Contact Title
    State Revenue Manager
    Contact Name
    Diana Erika
    Contact Email
    diana.erika@healthscope.com.au
    Contact Phone
    0439603777

    Description

    Clinical Coding Assurance Auditor – Norwest Private Hospital  

     

     

    Based in Bella Vista, Sydney, this is a recently established full time position in the Health Information Services department of Norwest Private Hospital to support our clinical coding team within the quality and revenue assurance space.

    Working with a supportive team, this is an exciting career opportunity for an experienced Clinical Coder who is ready for a new challenge.

    Norwest Private Hospital is a 277 bed high acuity facility located in Sydney’s rapidly developing North West and is operated by Healthscope, a leading provider of private healthcare in Australia. Please visit our website www.norwestprivatehospital.com.au for further information about our hospital and its services.

     

     

    Day to day tasks include the following:

    • Provide sound advice and guidance to Clinical Coders with respect to the Australian Clinical Coding Standards and National and State coding advice
    • Review coded episodes prior to invoicing to minimise coding and documentation inaccuracies
    • Resolve ambiguities in the coding and documentation by seeking clarification from relevant coding advisory committees and clinicians
    • Contribute to the analysis of revenue recovery, including identification and analysis of coding and documentation deficiencies
    • Contribute to internal and external audits as required, including follow up on audit recommendations and reports
    • Perform data and revenue quality functions as required
    • Liaise with relevant stakeholders regarding coding and documentation issues.

     

    About you:

    • Strong background in clinical coding with at least 5 years of recent experience at a medium to large acute hospital
    • Keen interest and understanding about the commercial implications of coded data
    • Must be competent in the use of MS Excel.

     

     

    Applications close: Thursday 30 January 2020

     

     

    For further enquiries: Diana Erika - State Revenue Manager;

    Email: Diana Erika@healthscope.com.au; 0439 603 777

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