Coding Educator & Auditor

Mercy Health Australia
Published
27/04/2022
Location
Victoria, Australia
Job Type
Full-Time
Reference No.
17029
State
VIC
Application Close Date
2022/05/12
Position Description
Contact Title
Manager Coding Quality
Contact Name
Amber Louise Carlesso
Contact Email
amber.carlesso@mercy.com.au

Description

Are you an experienced or aspiring Coding Educator/Auditor looking for variety? Mercy Health has an exciting opportunity for a Coding Educator to join the friendly Coding Quality Team supporting coders at Werribee Mercy Hospital and Mercy Hospital for Women in Heidelberg. We are passionate about coding quality and documentation improvement to support accurate coding and patient care. Job variety and professional development is guaranteed with Educators having responsibility for coding audits, training units, education development and projects as they arise.

  • Grade 3
  • Permanent full time
  • Cross campus role. Base site negotiable with flexible hours and remote work component
  • Conduct coding audits across all specialties/sites to ensure accuracy and optimal funding
  • Support trainee coders and provide ongoing education for the coding team
  • Diverse and challenging casemix including NICU and ICU
  • Commitment to upskill the successful candidate
  • Potential Clinical Documentation Improvement Program involvement (site dependent)
  • Friendly supportive team
  • Walking distance from Heidleberg and Hoppers Crossing train stations

 

 ABOUT YOU:

  • Minimum 3 years coding experience, ideally with exposure to a diverse casemix
  • Comprehensive knowledge of ICD-10-AM Australian Coding Standards and Casemix Funding principles
  • Relevant tertiary or postgraduate qualifications in Health Information Management or equivalent
  • Eligible for full membership of the Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMAA)
  • High attention to detail and a passion for coding quality

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