Clinical Coding Auditor/Educator, CALHN

SA Health, Central Adelaide Local Health Network
Published
19/06/2021
Location
Royal Adelaide Hospital and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, Australia
Job Type
Full-Time
Reference No.
761574 - W5625 BV
Pay Rate
Indicative Total Remuneration: $89,475 - $99,403
State
SA
Application Close Date
2021/07/02
Contact Name
Naomi Johnson
Contact Email
Naomi.johnson@sa.gov.au
Contact Phone
08 8222 7458

Description

This is a unique opportunity to join the Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN) in a diverse senior role as a part of the Auditing team within the Clinical Coding Service.

  • Central Adelaide Local Health Network, Royal Adelaide Hospital and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $89,475 - $99,403 - Perm F/T - ASO5

You will provide coding auditing and education services as a part of the Auditing team within the Clinical Coding Service and Clinical Directorates across the Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN). You will be responsible for the coordination and control of related activities, and for ensuring a high standard of work quality and delivery. Utilising your skills and experience in clinical coding education and auditing, you will provide continual and up-to-date education to internal CALHN coding staff. You will ensure that all relevant national and state coding standards and rules are being accurately applied. This may include issues relating to Health Information Management and Casemix/Activity Based Funding (ABF). Maintaining statistics on corrections and adjustments to clinical coding data, you will provide regular reports to the Coding Manager, the Manager of Health Information Services and the Executive as required. Your role will contribute significantly to the achievement of revenue optimisation, data quality and a comprehensive Casemix profile within the Central Adelaide Local Health Network.

You will need to have successful completion of the Advanced ICD-10-AM, ACHI ACS Clinical Coding (HIMAA) or an equivalent qualification. With experience in clinical coding in a large tertiary and/or quaternary healthcare facility, you will be proficient in comprehensive data analysis and interpretation. Excellent knowledge of medical terminology is essential, along with the use of patient administration software and standards. With the ability to analyse and interpret data and problems autonomously, you will display initiative in developing and implementing appropriate solutions. You will have well-developed interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to effectively convey knowledge to others.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant Immunisation screening.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job Ref: 761574.

Applications close:  Friday 2 July 2021

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 761574

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