Clinical Coding Auditor

UnitingCare - St Andrews War Memorial Hospital
September 8, 2020
Brisbane CBD, Australia
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Clarissa Morris
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Employment Status: Permanent, Full-Time

Location: St Andrews War Memorial Hospital

Classification: Salaried


At St Andrews War Memorial Hospital we’re committed to providing the highest-quality holistic care and support for our patients and their families. Specialising in complex health needs, we bring together the finest medical experts, care and technology to deliver personalised care and world-class results. Created as a memorial to the service of war veterans, we’re proud of our heroic and brave history and continue to occupy a unique place in the hearts and minds of our community.


About the Role:

We are currently inviting applications for a Permanent Full-Time Clinical Coding Auditor for a role at St Andrews War Memorial Hospital.


This position will be responsible for auditing the hospital’s coding documentation and identifying deficiencies with the aim of optimising DRG allocation to accurately reflect patient complexity and maximise hospital revenue. In addition, this role will provide support with the ongoing development and implementation of the organisation’s Coding Optimisation Program.

The successful applicant will ideally present with the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor of Health Information Management or equivalent HIMMA Accredited Clinical Coding Certification
  • Experience coding in a hospital environment with a varied casemix
  • Experience with 3M Codefinder, Cerner Patient Systems and PICQ
    • Demonstrated experience conducting coding audits and collating, analysing and reporting results.
    • Demonstrated experience in a comparable auditing role or demonstrated auditing potential and relevant technical skills suitable to fulfilling this role
    • Extensive knowledge of ICD-10-AM, ACHI, ACS and AR-DRGs
    • Sound understanding of auditing as a tool for continuous quality improvement, and to support compliance with the National Safety and Quality Service, EQUiP National, Aged Care and relevant professional and ethical standards and guidelines.

We’ll look after you too:

Our people mean the world to us. We do everything we can to ensure they enjoy opportunities and benefits that are as inspiring and rewarding as the fantastic work they do. Flexibility, development, and a values-led culture are just some of the experiences you’ll have here at UnitingCare.

We offer access to health and wellbeing, financial, retail and lifestyle benefits designed to make life more enjoyable. As a registered not-for-profit, we also offer competitive salary-packaging designed to increase your take home pay. We celebrate a highly-diverse and inclusive workforce and are invested in your professional and personal development.

Let’s talk:

To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process. We look forward to receiving your application by 22nd September 2020.

UnitingCare Health is proud to provide opportunities for personal and professional development to our employees. As such, we are only inviting internal applications for this role. To submit your application, please create an account or log in to your account and click on the ‘Apply’ button. For assistance with uploading your application please contact UnitingCare’s Recruitment Coordinator on 07 3253 4388

Through our values UnitingCare are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.

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