Coding Educator / Auditor

Epworth Healthcare
Published
28/06/2022
Location
Melbourne / Geelong, Australia
Job Type
Full-Time, Part-Time
State
VIC
Application Close Date
2022/07/17
Position Description
Contact Title
HIS Site Manager / Coding Manager - Group Operations
Contact Name
Jess Holliday
Contact Email
jessica.holliday2@epworth.org.au
Contact Phone
0439 356 858

Description

 Coding Educator / Auditor (Full Time / Part Time)

  • Join our 6 Coding Educators/Auditors in the Coding Operations team in a supportive, collaborative environment
  • Contribute to the development and improvement of education and auditing, implement systems, use analytics and automate processes
  • Support a growing coding team across multiple acute, rehabilitation, and mental health services
  • Enjoy variety in your role with the option to rotate between portfolios of Education & Auditing
  • Salary packaging benefits of $15,900 p.a plus $2,650 meals and entertainment allowance. 

The Coding Educator / Auditor role, has significant influence in the direction of our coding service. This includes management of the Epworth Coding Induction program and ongoing upskilling of our Clinical Coding Team. This role also includes providing education to clinicians on documentation requirements for coding and implementing documentation improvement strategies. Working within rotational portfolios this role also works in the Coding Auditing space, ensuring management of the Epworth Internal Audit program and strategic direction of the auditing plan, setting strategies for revenue optimisation both during the coding process and through audits. As well as performing quality audits and providing feedback to coding staff, this role is responsible for coordination and will participate in both internal and external coding audits.

To succeed in this role, you will have highly proficient time management skills, adaptability and willingness to get the job done. Your high attention to detail will ensure comprehensive education for our team and align with our improving audit outcomes. You will use your extensive coding experience and educational and auditing skills to promote a culture of accountability, improve coding quality and inspire the next generation of HIM / Clinical Coders at Epworth.

To be successful for this role you will have:

  • Bachelor of Health Information Management / Cert IV in Clinical Classification (Advanced) or equivalent
  • Excellent classification and casemix funding knowledge with previous coding experience in a medium/large complex health service
  • Previous Educator/Auditor experience desirable
  • Ability to cope under pressure and make informed decisions according to the needs of Epworth

 At Epworth, everybody matters.

It’s the sense of belonging and being part of an organisation that puts the patient in the centre of all that is done. In addition to this, you will have access to:

  • Working from home as well as onsite, with flexible arrangements to assist with family commitments and work life balance
  • Salary packaging benefits of $15,900 p.a plus $2,650 meals and entertainment allowance.
  • Access to the Epworth Scholarship program to attend conferences and undertake further education.
  • Zero or reduced out-of-pocket expenses for health services provided at Epworth
  • Discounted private health insurance

For more information please refer to the position description available via the link above.

 

 

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