Health Information Manager/Clinical Coder

Bendigo Health
    Published
    March 11, 2020
    Location
    Bendigo, Australia
    Job Type
    Full-Time
    Reference No.
    29218
    Pay Rate
    $68,879.20 - $90,766.00 annually
    State
    VIC
    Application Close Date
    2020/03/31
    Contact Name
    Julie Ritchie
    Contact Email
    jritchie@bendigohealth.org.au
    Contact Phone
    0408 773 619

    Description

    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."

    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, employs around 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
    • Access to recommended immunisations
    • Social club
    • Smoke free environment

    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.

    Title: Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder
    Department:  Health Information Services
    Classification:  According to experience
    Hours:  80 per fortnight
    Status:  Full time ongoing

    For further information on the role please refer to the position description.  Applications are to be submitted online.

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