Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder

Bendigo Health
Published
20/09/2021
Location
100 Barnard Street, Bendigo VIC 3550, Bendigo, Australia
Job Type
Part-Time
Reference No.
32828
State
VIC
Application Close Date
2021/10/04
Contact Name
Kerry-Anne Adair
Contact Email
recruitment@bendigohealth.org.au

Description

Work in an environment that offers:

  • A dynamic and growing health service that embraces new technologies
  • An opportunity to work with a leading regional health service
  • A supportive environment for career progression and development

The Position 

Position Title: Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder
Classification: Dependent on experience
Hours per fortnight: 40
Employment Status: Ongoing

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coding and grouping of inpatient episodes, using ICD-10-AM 11th edition
  • Participate in an ongoing coding auditing program that improves coding and optimise revenue results.
  • Involvement in record management activities, including retention and disposal, storage and conversion from paper to a digital environment.
  • Support other health information activities as required

Key Requirements:

  • A tertiary qualification in Health Information Management (or equivalent) or recognised Clinical Coding course and eligible for membership of the Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMMA).
  • Unsupervised coding experience
  • A high standard of organisation, communication attention to detail and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be self-directed, motivated and committed to self-improvement

Bendigo Health

Our 700 bed state of the art hospital was built in 2017. We are a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. We have all of the latest technologies allowing our 4500 staff to deliver Excellent Care to Every Person, Every Time. Our teams are friendly and we offer a supportive working environment for career progression. Remuneration is in accordance with Victorian Public Health Enterprise Agreements and generous salary packaging arrangements are offered to all staff.

 The Team

The Quality and Patient Information Division provides leadership for the nursing workforce throughout Bendigo Health. Quality and Patient Information provides leadership and support for quality improvement, patient safety and experience and health information services across the organisation.  The division, through both Health Information Services and Quality have key roles in medical record management, clinical documentation, freedom of information, patient safety, quality improvement, risk management, external reporting and compliance requirements. There is a strong strategic and operational focus of promoting quality improvement, supporting the organisation to review incidents, data and systems to improve patient outcomes and efficiency of the business.

In addition, the Executive Director of Quality and Patient Information holds the professional portfolio of Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer. Nurses are the largest work group within Bendigo Health and the division is focused on supporting our nursing workforce to feel valued and empowered.  Our aspiration for nurses and midwifes at Bendigo Health is to live our organisational values of caring, passionate and trustworthy.

Diversity and Inclusion

Bendigo Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity and social inclusion and encourage people from a diverse cultural background, people with disabilities and or Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

How to apply

For further information on the position please refer to the position description available on our website www.bendigohealth.org.au.  Applications are to be submitted online. If successful for a position at Bendigo Health you must provide evidence of your full immunisation record as part of the onboarding process.

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