Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder

Mercy Health
    Published
    February 26, 2020
    Location
    Heidelberg, Australia
    Job Type
    Full-Time
    Reference No.
    12300
    State
    VIC
    Application Close Date
    2020/03/05
    Contact Name
    Carlie Whiteside
    Contact Email
    CWhiteside@mercy.com.au
    Contact Phone
    8458 4173

    Description

    ABOUT THE ROLE:

    Mercy Hospital for Women has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder with a passion for specialty obstetrics, gynaecology and neonate coding, to join our Health Information Service team based at our Heidelberg campus.

    • Permanent Full-Time
    • Ensure completion of monthly ICD-10-AM coding within set deadlines and to participate and report on quality coding and casemix reviews and audits.
    • Participate in quality management activities aimed at improving HIS service, systems and procedures towards better internal and external HIS customer service.

     

    ABOUT YOU: 

    • Bachelor of Health Information Management or clinical coding qualifications with eligibility for full HIMAA Membership.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of ICD-10-AM coding and casemix. Experience in coding neonatal, gynaecology and obstetrics is preferred, but not essential.
    • 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 Hospital for Women is a fully accredited Level 6 Public Specialist Teaching Hospital providing both public and private patient care through maternity services, neonatology and paediatrics, perioperative services, gynaecology, women's health and associated health, support and diagnostic services. We are a major teaching hospital and specialist referral centre with the medical, nursing, midwifery and allied health expertise to treat the most complex obstetric, neonatal and gynaecological cases.

    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.’ At Mercy Health, we pride ourselves on our values-based culture, and 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.

    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.

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