- January 17, 2020
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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.
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