Clinical Coding Assurance Auditor

    January 17, 2020
    Bella Vista, Australia
    Job Type
    Application Close Date
    Contact Title
    State Revenue Manager
    Contact Name
    Diana Erika
    Contact Email
    Contact Phone


    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 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; 0439 603 777

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