Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder

Bendigo Health
Published
11/03/2021
Location
100 Barnard Street, Bendigo, Bendigo, Australia
Job Type
Part-Time
Reference No.
31754
State
VIC
Application Close Date
2021/03/26
Position Description
Contact Title
Workforce Planning & Recruitment
Contact Name
Kerry-Anne Adair
Contact Email
recruitment@bendigohealth.org.au
Contact Phone
03 5454 8398

Description

Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder

  • A rare opportunity in a rewarding and challenging Health Information Services role
  • High level of competency required in a range of software applications
  • Experience in record management and data reporting required
  • Part time ongoing position (48 hours per fortnight)
  • Classification will be according to experience (as per Position Description)

The Position

This position will be responsible for accurate and timely coding and DRG analysis including auditing, data reporting to external parties, quality improvement activities and participation in other Clinical Coding Service activities. Working in a collaborative team and leading regional Health Service.

The Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder also contributes to various health information management activities across Bendigo Health, encompassing a wide range of functional areas including data reporting and auditing; record management, Freedom of Information (FOI), medical transcription services and staff management.

The Quality and Patient Information Division provides leadership for the nursing workforce throughout Bendigo Health as it led by our Chief Nurse and Midwifery Officer. Nurses are the largest work group within Bendigo Health and the division has a keen focus on supporting our nursing workforce to feel valued and empowered to provide excellent care. Our aspiration for nurses and midwifes at Bendigo Health is; Always caring, Always achieving.

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.

 

Bendigo Health is a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. Bendigo is one of Victoria's fastest growing regional cities, our vision is "Excellent Care. Every Person. Every Time."

We employ more than 4000 people, is the largest employer in the region and boasts many great staff benefits that include:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Salary Packaging (meals and entertainment)
  • Staff health and wellbeing program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Social club
  • Smoke free environment

 

For further information on the role please refer to the position description.  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 on boarding process. 

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