Health Information Manager / Clinical Coder

Epworth HealthCare
    Published
    February 16, 2020
    Location
    Richmond, Box Hill or Waurn Ponds, Australia
    Job Type
    Part-Time, Part-Time
    Reference No.
    16625
    Application Close Date
    2020/03/09
    Position Description
    Contact Title
    Coding Manager - Richmond & Group Operations
    Contact Name
    Alysha Middlin
    Contact Email
    alysha.middlin@epworth.org.au
    Contact Phone
    (03) 9426 6597

    Description

    A customised induction program with ongoing support from Coding Educators and Auditors
    Flexible working arrangements including working from home
    Inclusive work place with collaborative engagement and continuous opportunities for growth

     

    At Epworth, we care.

    We care about our patients and about our people. We care about innovating; staying ahead of the field. We care about your career development and progression, and nurturing your potential. And we care about giving the support and flexibility you need to thrive in our growing, fast-paced and ever-changing organisation.

     

    The Role. 

    In this permanent role, based at either Richmond, Eastern (Box Hill) or Geelong (Waurn Ponds) you will be predominately responsible for accurately coding medical records in accordance with the Australian Coding Standards. Using 3M Codefinder, you will be exposed to a diverse Casemix including Cardiothoracic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Interventional Cardiology, Orthopaedics, General Surgery, Oncology, Obstetrics and Rehabilitation.

     

    You will make an impact by:

    Accurately coding episodes using ICD-10-AM, ACHI and the Australian Coding Standards as well relevant state, national and internal advice
    Ensuring all records are coded within specified timeframes
    Maintaining compliance with reporting requirements
    Achieving high quality coded data
    Actively participate in training, quality and education activities

    To be successful in this role…

    You have a drive to expand your career and enhance your skill set.  You’re comfortable working autonomously as well as part of a team. You understand how your role impacts the financial sustainability of the organisation and demonstrate a commitment to continued service improvement.

     

    You will have:

    Proven high quality coding skills
    An excellent knowledge of the Australian Coding Standards
    Relevant qualifications in Health Information Management or Clinical Coding
    Previous public or private health sector experience
    Experience with private sector funding models would be advantageous

     

    At Epworth, everybody matters.

    It’s the sense of belonging and being part of an organisation that puts the patient in the centre of all that is done. In addition to this, you will have access to:

    Epworth Scholarship Program opportunities
    Above award rates
    Salary packaging benefits of $9,000
    Heavily reduced health services for you and your family
    Discounted private health insurance.
    Epworth My Benefits program with shopping, theatre, restaurants and sports ticket discounts

     

    About Epworth.

    Epworth HealthCare is Victoria’s largest not for profit private hospital group, renowned for excellence in diagnosis, treatment, care and rehabilitation at 11 locations across Melbourne and Geelong.  At Epworth, our patients are at the heart of everything we do. Supported by world-class facilities, we integrate clinical practice with education and research in order to deliver outstanding patient care each and every day.

     

    Enquire/ Apply for this Position 

    Sound interesting? We’d love to hear from you. Follow the job link to obtain more information and to submit your CV along with a short cover letter to complete your application.

     

    If successful, you’ll be required to satisfactorily clear a National Police Check (conducted by Epworth) and a hold a valid employee Working with Children Check (provided by you).

     

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