Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder

Mercy Health
Published
06/01/2022
Location
Melbourne, Australia
Job Type
Part-Time
Reference No.
16053
State
VIC
Application Close Date
2022/01/16
Contact Name
Carlie Whiteside, Manager Health Information Services
Contact Email
cwhiteside@mercy.com.au

Description

ABOUT THE ROLE:

Mercy Health has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder to join our Health Information Service team

  • Permanent part-time role - 60 hours per fortnight
  • Ensure completion of monthly ICD-10-AM coding within set deadlines
  • Participation in coding quality audits
  • Participation in quality management activities aimed at improving HIS service, systems and procedures
  • Remote and cross-campus coding for major Mercy Health sites (Werribee and Heidelberg)

 

ABOUT YOU:

  • Bachelor of Health Information Management qualifications with eligibility for full HIMAA Membership.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of ICD-10-AM coding and case mix.
  • Proven organisational and time management skills.
  • Computer literacy with Microsoft Office suite experience and Patient & Client Management System (PCMS) exposure, or the ability to pick up in-house systems quickly

 

ABOUT US:

Mercy Hospitals Victoria Ltd incorporates:

  • Mercy Hospital for Women, a major public hospital and specialist referral centre for obstetric, neonatal and gynaecological needs.
  • Werribee Mercy Hospital, a general hospital providing comprehensive care to the rapidly growing western suburbs of Melbourne. This hospital is currently undergoing significant expansion with a number of exciting capital projects already underway and in planning.
  • Mercy Mental Health provides adult mental health services across the south west Melbourne area
  • Mercy Palliative Care, a community-based palliative care service offering support in the North and West Metropolitan Region of Melbourne.
  • O’Connell Family Centre, one of three early parenting centres in Victoria
  • Mercy Health Albury, a major provider of subacute (general) health services in the Albury–Wodonga and surrounding areas
  • Mercy Care Centre Young, a 26-bed health service providing a range of outpatient, community health and aged care services for the people of Young and surrounding regions

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women's health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.

 

WHAT WE OFFER:

Mercy Health recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than ‘just a job.’ With a values based culture, Mercy Health offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance. These include:

  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Camp Australia School Holiday Program
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • A range of discounts available across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services

We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them. We support all staff to be their authentic selves at work through Whole Self @ Mercy Health - our network group for LGBTIQ staff and allies.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

Mercy Health is committed to the safety of all children and vulnerable people across our services. We recognise the importance of listening to the voice of children and vulnerable people and have a zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect.

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check. Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation.

Mercy Health is committed to public health and safety measures that protect the health and lives of our people and the individuals and communities we serve. As a Catholic organisation we believe in the principle of the common good and as such we expect our staff to participate in immunisations/vaccinations to safeguard the most vulnerable.

If you have any questions or require any adjustments to ensure a fair and equitable interview and selection process please contact us on the details below.

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